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Happy International Women’s Day

By Samantha Masey | March 8, 2022

Today we are excited to celebrate International Women’s Day with our team, our families and our clients. Here at Bouchey Financial Group, we are dedicated to the advancement of women in all areas of their lives. We are proud the majority of our team members are female including half of our wealth advisors. Our team…

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Behavioral Finance and Its Impact on Investing

By Samantha Masey | March 1, 2022

Starting my career in finance at the turn of the century, I have lived through some of the best and worst times in investing and witnessed the role emotions play in decision making. Investors have experienced several market crashes (dot-com bubble, financial crisis, COVID-19) as well as seeing the S&P 500 roughly triple in that…

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Ukraine People, War and Markets

By Samantha Masey | February 24, 2022

A Letter To Our Clients: I’ve been up all night monitoring the most telegraphed war and how it will affect markets around the world. First and foremost, my heart goes out to the good and innocent people of Ukraine who are being uprooted, hurt or worse because of this senseless act of war. I have…

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Home Office Tax Deductions: Is Working From Home Working for You?

By Samantha Masey | February 23, 2022

Written by: Jenny D. Foley, CPA Millions of people in the United States continued to work from home during 2021 due to various Covid protocols.  While remote work has continued to gain in popularity, there are also an array of costs associated with maintaining a home office.  Are any of these expenses tax deductible? The…

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How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Stocks?

By Samantha Masey | February 14, 2022

Written by: Paolo LaPietra, CFP® With the Federal Reserve projecting three rate hikes in 2022, a recurring question I’ve been receiving is “How will rising interest rates affect my stocks?” It’s an important question to ask, especially with so much negative sentiment towards rising rates for equity investors. We’ve seen volatility so far this quarter,…

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A Young Professional’s Guide to Saving for Retirement

By Samantha Masey | February 8, 2022

Written by: Samantha Masey Many young professionals are not aware that saving for retirement now will have a huge impact on their financial picture in the long run. This article offers three practical steps to get their financial life on track. Three steps for savings towards retirement: Create a Budget Contribute to Employer Retirement Plans…

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Three Reasons to Consider a 401(k) Rollover

By Samantha Masey | February 1, 2022

Written by: Harmony Wagner, CFP® 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and other similar employer-offered retirement plans have some great benefits. These plans make it easy to save directly from your paycheck and can help simplify the investment experience, especially for those in the early years of retirement saving or who have a relatively low account balance. However, there…