Cryptocurrency Craze

Cryptocurrency Craze

By:  Kirk Licata, CFP® Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have officially become popular topics of conversation on Main Street, but will these currencies have a place on Wall Street? In the last few months, clients, family, and friends have increasingly been asking...
The Path to Retirement: Savings > Returns

The Path to Retirement: Savings > Returns

by Mike McKay and Clete Miller, LongView Wealth Management Advisers analyze markets and make assumptions in order to forecast how much savings are required now to successfully meet retirement goals later. People are living longer, causing an obvious increase in the...
2017 Third Quarter Report: Don’t Bail Out Now!

2017 Third Quarter Report: Don’t Bail Out Now!

The last few years of a bull market are always a bit of a mystery to professional investors.  The market rises faster than it did in the early, cautious years when nobody believed there WAS a bull market, even though there appear to be fewer fundamental or economic...
How to Respond to a Data Breach

How to Respond to a Data Breach

You may have read that hackers broke into the Equifax database and stole personal information tied to 143 million people. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also...
Measuring the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

Measuring the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

By: Kirk Licata, CFP® My wife, Kelly, and I recently purchased a home and ideally wanted to put down less than 20% as a down payment. But doing so brought up the need for mortgage insurance. Being the analytical person that I am, I’m afraid that I may have possibly...