Bouchey Blog

The Ronald McDonald House Charities

By Catherine Buck | December 7, 2022

For the past 40 years, the Ronald McDonald House on S. Lake Ave, Albany has provided free housing and food for families with children who have life threatening medical conditions and are being treated at Albany Med or St. Peters. Three beautifully maintained, conjoining homes radiate a sense of safety and comfort with a large,…

2022 planning checklist

2022 End of Year Planning Checklist

By Samantha Masey | December 6, 2022

It may be hard to believe, but we are nearing the end of 2022. This time of year is an opportune time to evaluate your financial situation, review your risk management plan, and define action steps for any items that need to get done before year-end. To assist with this process, we have prepared an…

US Inflation

Personal Finance Strategies in a Higher Interest Rate Environment

By Samantha Masey | November 8, 2022

Written by: Vincenzo Testa, CPA Inflation is a healthy evil when the cost of goods and services increase year-after-year at modest percentages. During the past 25 years, inflation usually ranged between 2-3% as shown in the exhibit below, which is an optimal increase in the cost of goods and services. The U.S. Labor Department announced…

Risk Management

What You Need to Know About Financial Risk Protection

By Samantha Masey | November 1, 2022

Written by: Marty Shields, CFP®, AIF® When most people are considering financial risk management their first thought goes to mitigating downside risks with their investment portfolios.  Although this can be an important part to a long-term financial plan, in most cases it is not as important as managing financial risks through having the proper insurance…

Inflation Adjustments

Inflation Adjustments That Benefit You

By Samantha Masey | October 21, 2022

Written by: Nicole Gobel, CPA There have been several big announcements this past week that will benefit taxpayers and are meant to be a means of combatting the high inflation we continue to see in many areas of the economy. Social Security recipients will be receiving a substantially larger benefit in 2023 on top of…

Coaches vs Cancer

By Catherine Buck | October 20, 2022

On September 22nd, Bouchey Financial Group had the honor of attending one of the Capital Region’s most unifying events the Coaches vs. Cancer Basket “Ball”. This was an evening where the Siena and U-Albany men’s basketball teams came together to recognize and celebrate cancer fighters and survivors. The event was run by the American Cancer…

Q3 2022

Webinar: Q3 2022 Market and Economic Update

By Samantha Masey | October 19, 2022

The BFG Investment Team will share our market and economic outlook as we enter the fourth quarter with elevated inflation levels, continued interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, and the upcoming release of Q3 earnings data. Join Steve, Ryan, and Paolo as they discuss these important topics.