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What’s on our mind hear at Beacon Wealth Management Group? Well...You can read about it in our blog.


Whether it’s ideas from the investment world or concepts from the financial industry, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review, a good book we read, some silly photos of our team or some other surprise.


So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

What Can Squirrels Teach Us About Saving? They’re smart and adaptable, and they plan Darwin said that organisms donít need to be the smartest to survive, they need to be the most adaptable. Gray squirrels are a double...

 

Friday, September 15, 2017

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month! In the spirit of the month and being that Life Insurance is the foundation to any sound Financial Plan, we thought it pertinent to advise you of what NOT to do with Beneficiary selections......

 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The LPL Research Midyear Outlook: A Shift In Market Control states the following four themes may be key to the markets over the balance of 2017:  Monetary policy: Slow path to normalization. Maintaining economic growth without...

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

We are VERY EXCITED and PLEASED to announce that: Anthony M Calabrese CFP ® PPC ™ has recently been tabbed as a 2017 New Jersey Five Star Wealth Manager. Amongst all of his other accolades and accomplishes, Your Beacon...

 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SuperSize Me: A Strategy To Fatten Up Your Retirement Savings Supersize Me: Here’s a Way to Fatten Up Your Retirement Savings Wouldn’t it be something if you could plump up your retirement savings as easily as you can put...

 

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Remember the Fallen Memorial Day is a day to pay our respects to Americans who have fallen serving in American Wars. Offering your respect can be done in many ways and here are just a few to consider: 1. Fly your American flag at...

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

It’s Time to Talk About Aging We are all, inexorably, marching toward old age. By 2030, 72 million Americans will be age 65 or older.1 The good news is longevity has been improving, and people are remaining healthy and vibrant at...

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Retiring or Changing Jobs? Here are a few tips on how to keep your 401(k) working for you As more workers plan to continue working later in life, at more organizations, the ability to preserve their nest egg and keep it growing when...

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Snack on the Silk Road During the Song Dynasty (960 to 1279), shumai, a type of Chinese dumpling, was a common offering in teahouses along the Silk Road. It was part of the multi-course meal that became known as dim sum.3 A concept...

 

Friday, January 6, 2017

2017 LPL Research Outlook: Gauging Market Milestones Download LPL Research Outlook 2017: Gauging Market Milestones here... As the New Year kicks off, we are mindful of market milestones that have come together to influence the...

 

Friday, January 6, 2017

2017 LPL Research Outlook: Gauging Market Milestones Download LPL Research Outlook 2017: Gauging Market Milestones here... As the New Year kicks off, we are mindful of market milestones that have come together to influence the...

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016 Dear Valued Investor: Donald Trump has completed his landmark quest and will become the nation’s 45th President after a contentious and often divisive campaign. In addition, the Republican Party has retained...

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

What’s New in the Longevity Market? You may not have heard of the Longevity Market but, if you’re older than 50, you’re one of its 74.9 million members.1 It may be easiest to think of the Longevity Market as another...

 

Monday, September 26, 2016

September, although has come and is just about gone, is Life Insurance Awareness Month, "Have You Protected Those That Matter Most?" If Not, there is still time. Contact Us for a no cost no obligation consultation and feel free to...

 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

This is speaking from Personal Experience. I received one of these calls about 2 months ago. BEWARE. Beware Scammers Claiming to Be the IRS If you receive a voice or email message from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), or you field a...

 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

As we embark on the second half of 2016, the headlines and much of our attention will be focused on the 2016 presidential election, which can distract us with the barrage of promises and heightened political drama. Against that...

 

Thursday, June 30, 2016

When Your Children Leave Home, Will You Save More for Retirement? You may be asking yourself whether that’s a trick question. After all, almost one-third of 18- to 34-year-olds are still living at home with their parents. It is,...

 

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The world's stock markets are taking it on the chin the past couple of days. In a Global market sell-off, but international and domestic markets were rocked late Thursday evening as the results poured in for the UK's referendum on...

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

Paying for College While your high school student is taking standardized tests, parsing college choices, and raring for graduation, you’ll probably find yourself spending some time with net income calculators on college websites....

 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Stock Markets and Election Years Super Bowl winners, the length of hemlines, and Sports Illustrated covers – all of these have been used to develop theories about the direction in which stock markets may be headed. Presidential...

 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Ten Cornerstone Principles of Asset Allocation Principles can be described as the beginning, the foundation, the source, or the essence upon which things build and expand. They are important in investing because they bring...

 

Friday, March 11, 2016

7 Reasons a Roth IRA May Be a Good Idea for You or Someone You Love It’s almost tax time. During April, many people take advantage of the opportunity to reduce taxes by funding a Traditional IRA. While that makes sense for some...

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Time, Not Timing, Is the Key to Long-term Success It’s not getting in and out of the market — it’s adhering to a sensible investment strategy over time When the markets undergo stress, some investors worry that their...

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

LifeStyle Newsletter First Quarter 2016 Understanding 2016’s Higher Medicare Part B Premiums One-in-seven Medicare enrollees will pay higher Medicare Part B monthly premiums during 2016. Their premiums will be $121.80 each month, an...

 

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Dear Valued Investor: The events of Mid December bring one word to mind: finally. Earlier today, the Federal Reserve (Fed) finally raised the target for the federal funds rate by 0.25%. By raising this key overnight borrowing rate, the...

 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Social Security Claim Changes There’s been lots of coverage in the news the past couple weeks about changes to Social Security claiming strategies, so we’d like to share a few key highlights about what’s changed and how it may affect...

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Navigating Medicare and Medigap Insurance. Article: Most adults become eligible for Medicare on the first day of the month they turn age 65. Whether you need to sign up, and how to go about doing so, depends on the type of coverage...

 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Description:Thinking about early retirement? Here are some of the things you should look at closely.As a reminder, advisors using and customizing pre-approved materials must read and adhere to the policies found in section 15.26.3 of...

 

Thursday, August 20, 2015

It's a Big, Open Road in Your 20s: Find the On-Ramp to Financial IndependenceIn your 20s, the Horizon seems limitless. You're in your first grown-up job, making a regular paycheck. You may be tempted to spend it on fun stuff. But here...

 

Monday, July 6, 2015

Few things can dampen the excitement of seeing the delivery of a long-awaited package on the porch than three words--"some assembly required." Whether it is navigating the confusing instruction manual, sweating through the complicated...

 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Before you know it - thanks to smart phones, tablets, and wireless technology - your home will be connected to the Internet of Things. Sure, home automation costs a few shekels, but just imagine it! You could be the envy of Jane Jetson...

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Article:While securing your internal business systems and processes against online fraud is critical for small businesses, it is equally important to put safeguards in place when doing business externally with banks and other vendors....

 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

When Do You Eat Miso Soup?If you're eating Miso soup in Japan, you're probably having breakfast. If you're enjoying Miso soup at lunch or dinnertime, then you're probably in the United States. If you have never eaten Miso soup, you're...

 

Thursday, January 8, 2015

There is a reason why many people try meditation and few stick with it: Mastering meditation is difficult. It requires you to focus 100 percent of your attention for an extended period of time. Anyone who has tried to focus all of...

 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

In the spirit of Halloween......Here’s a treat: $7.4 billion. That’s the amount Americans will spend on Halloween this year. We’ll buy candy to give out, pumpkins to carve, tickets to explore haunted houses, food and drink for parties...

 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Please enjoy summer's last long weekend. Stay Safe from BWMG. A Brief History of the Labor MovementAnd now.....According to History.com, early trade unionism “…harbored a conception of the just society, deriving from the Ricardian...