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Saturday, September 9, 2023

Are you attracted to risk or repelled by it? How does your attitude impact your ability to achieve your financial goals? Find out more about risk tolerance and the integral role “risk” plays in creating a financial plan.

Thursday, August 10, 2023

What you don’t know about 529 plans might be costing you. Read this to learn about how 529 plans could help you increase savings and potentially reduce your taxes.

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Our Managing Partner Pete Marshall reflects on attending the Schwab Advantage Conference and the growth of the Marshall Financial Group.

Monday, April 17, 2023

As part of our services, we include tax planning that can help in making decisions that impact the management of investments and other aspects of your financial plan.

Monday, April 3, 2023

At the Orion Ascent Conference, three of our financial advisors dove deep into what it means to be a financial advisor in a world of changing technology and expanding dreams.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Have you heard the saying, “if you don’t like the weather wait a day and it will change”? The same could be said of the markets. The first quarter of 2023 included three unique months, in January the S&P 500 had a stellar start.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Financial Advisor Brad Clough introduces the field of behavioral finance and its importance in guiding your investment decisions.

Monday, March 6, 2023

At Marshall Financial Group, we work with you to develop a strategy for asset allocation, diversification, and reinvestment.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Here’s our conversation with Kathleen Rus, Esq. about avoiding probate and helping make sure your estate can be settled easily. 

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

At MFG, we take pride in being available to you. Here is a quick explanation of not only why communication is so important to us, but the many ways in which you can communicate with your advisory team.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Sheryl Parks offers some updates to consider when preparing financially for 2023.  

Friday, January 20, 2023

From coaching to teaching, our team finds value in working with young people to build soft skills like confidence and self-improvement and a concrete knowledge base for their financial lives that will help them with their futures. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Our goal is always to give our clients an excellent customer service experience. Here’s how we do it.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Here are some reflections on 2022 and thoughts for 2023 from Anthony Pugliese, our Director of Investment Management and Senior Financial Advisor.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

As we come to the end of another year, I feel that this year, more than ever, is giving us the opportunity to be grateful for what we have.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

In November, our advisor Brad Clough had the chance to attend the Schwab Impact Conference in Denver, Colorado. Here are some things that he learned at the conference, and how he hopes to use this knowledge to serve our clients better.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

This Giving Tuesday, we wanted to highlight the nonprofit and community organizations that Marshall Financial Group is passionate about.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Here are six things to consider when managing cash flow during retirement.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Tax-loss harvesting can allow you to lower your tax liability and may have other benefits for your portfolio.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A well-designed financial plan incorporates the critical assumption of market volatility- and for good reason. Here are three key points to keep in mind for financial planning in a volatile market.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

2022 is proving to be a historically challenging year for equity markets with the S&P 500 Index declining 23.87% and the NASDAQ Index retreating by 32% year to date as of September 30.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Although 529 plans can be a way to pay for college, there are other options, too.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Would you rather have a million dollars today or a penny that doubles every day for thirty days, what would you choose? Many would simply take the million dollars. If you understand compounding interest, your answer is different.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Individual and small business owners have many retirement plan options. Here are how those plans differ.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Several investment accounts can help ease the expense of a college education. Here’s what you should know about a 529 College Saving Plan.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Even with current market uncertainty and bad news, my advice remains consistent and similar to the first six months of 2022: think of the long term and know that we are here to help guide your investing.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Although everyone should be saving for retirement during their working years, retirement goals and how to invest for them can be unique.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Financial planning isn’t complete without estate planning. Learn more about how they work together.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Our risk analysis software helps us assess your risk tolerance in a new way.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

There are many ways you can claim benefits, and your choices will determine how much you receive. Here are some basics on social security claiming strategies.

Friday, March 25, 2022

Our powerful new client financial portal and companion mobile app, My Financial Genius (MFG), help us to provide exceptional client services and communication.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Our advisors Sheryl Parks and Brad Clough make sense of the current economy and how it might impact your investments.

Monday, January 3, 2022

Here are the changes for those who receive benefits and those still paying into Social Security.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

In 2021, we saw a positive move forward in the economy and the markets. Here is a breakdown of what happened this year, and what we can expect moving into 2022.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Marshall Financial Group President Pete Marshall reflects on growing, reconnecting, and being content in 2021.

Monday, November 22, 2021

With fall coming to an end, the holiday season is fast approaching us. For many, this becomes the time of the year when spending money becomes second nature and budgeting becomes very tricky. According to the National Retail Federation...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

We are excited to share that our Director of Investment Management and Senior Financial Advisor, Anthony Pugliese is now a partner in the Marshall Financial Group. Anthony joined the Marshall Financial Group as a Financial Advisor in...

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Each year tax planning ideally begins on January 1. However, there are tax-claiming strategies that remain available even in the final quarter of the year. Here are six areas to review that may provide potential tax savings in 2021....

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

October is financial planning awareness and retirement planning awareness month. Although many people are saving for retirement, we hear many of the same questions when clients ask about their retirement needs. According to a 2019...

Monday, October 4, 2021

Our relationships with clients always begin with understanding your current financial situation and your financial goals. The information that we gather in our initial meetings form the financial plan that we develop with you. That...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Niles Maynard Miller, a retired financial advisor and friend. Niles passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021 at Penn State Holy Spirit Medical Center due to complications from Covid-19....

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

If you are like our team at Marshall Financial Group, you were looking forward to the summer of 2021. We had a wonderful time connecting and reconnecting with friends, family, and co-workers, while learning new things and taking time...

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Every month, our Partner, Director of Financial Planning, and Senior Financial Advisor Sheryl Parks leads the Second Saturday Divorce Workshop. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, she offers an overview of divorce and the...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

As a business owner, I know that for my firm to develop, I have to develop as a leader. Usually, this means taking courses or attending seminars. Like a lot of people learning new things during the pandemic, I took a chance this year...

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

All of our investment strategies at Marshall Financial Group revolve around creating a plan for clients that is aligned with their financial goals and risk tolerance. One way to reduce risk, create a long-term plan for investing, and...

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Although we might be in the lazy days of summer, this is not a normal year. People are traveling, booking vacations, getting married, and doing all the things they have put on hold for the last 18 months. Similarly, the economy isn't...

Monday, July 5, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that our Director of Financial Planning and Senior Financial Advisor, Sheryl Parks MSF, CFP®, CDFA® is now a partner in the Marshall Financial Group. Sheryl joined the Marshall Financial Group in...

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Last December, our President Pete Marshall shared ways that our business had changed in 2020. Even since that time, we’ve grown. While our mission and values have remained constant throughout the years, our firm is structured...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Technology is now utilized in many areas of our personal lives and also provides many useful applications that have become integral to all businesses. At Marshall Financial Group, we are committed to the incorporation of the most...

Friday, April 23, 2021

I started Marshall Financial Group primarily as a Financial Advisor, someone who clients could trust with their investments. Over the last 15 years, I’ve grown into the role of President of a full team of advisors and support...

Friday, April 9, 2021

For most Americans, Social Security retirement benefits are a significant retirement asset. However, there are a number of things to consider before you start claiming your Social Security income. These choices can make a material...

Monday, March 22, 2021

Retirement plans are often thought of as “set it and forget it.” You add money to your 401(k), hopefully your employer can add a matching sum, and you wait for it to grow. However, you should regularly revisit and review...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Save money for retirement: this is something we all hear and know we should do. Even if you have been contributing to a 401(k) or other retirement account, you might not be familiar with the basics of retirement saving, especially as...

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Women earn, spend, budget, and plan household finances but sometimes long term financial planning requires information and knowledge outside of a woman’s current area of expertise. According to a survey from the Pew Research...

Friday, February 12, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share why we love what we do. Although we haven’t been a “normal” office for almost a year, as our President Pete Marshall reflected in his year-end blog post, absence has made...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

As we all prepare for tax season after an unprecedented year, the federal and state government has enacted many changes that will impact tax filings. While some originate with the economic stimulus package known as the CARES Act, some...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

For those who watched the stock market in 2020, it was a year that included a very rocky ride but ended with an overall positive return. The team at Marshall Financial Group believes in working in an intentional manner using planning...

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Typically, the New Year means New Year’s resolutions. While common resolutions include losing weight or getting in shape, a survey by People magazine found that 62% of respondents have a very practical goal in mind for 2021:...

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

When I reflect back on 2020, it’s felt like five years, rather than twelve months. So much has happened and we’ve collectively had so many ups and downs. Even though this year has been unusual (to say the least), we have...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

2020 has been a year unlike any other, and the financial markets have reacted in accordance with global events. The COVID-19 pandemic upended much of life-as-normal in March, and the markets first saw a large decline in the beginning...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Our success as a firm is not just about happy clients or motivated and fulfilled employees. We also believe that when we grow as a company, we have an opportunity to help our community. We strive to give back in tangible and meaningful...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

On a sunny day this September, the Marshall Financial Group team gathered outside to share in a COVID-friendly celebration for our 15th year of business. Since 2005, we have developed close, personal relationships with our clients to...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

With the 2020 Presidential Election one week away, reporters, analysts and pundits are doing their best to predict the outcome of the contest. The uncertainty of who will win and what lies ahead can leave some investors feeling anxious...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

As a team of eight, we work closely together at Marshall Financial Group. But, like most offices, we experienced a disruption in our day-to-day work with the COVID-19 pandemic. This spring and summer, we have been physically...

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Author: Anthony Pugliese, Senior Financial Advisor, Director of Trading and Portfolio Management How many different jobs have you had in your lifetime? The answer is different for everyone. According to a Bureau of Labor and Statistics...

Friday, March 13, 2020

A message from Marshall Financial Group At Marshall Financial Group we are working diligently to help our clients navigate through this extreme level of market volatility. We understand that many of you are concerned regarding your...

Friday, January 10, 2020

Investing in yourself is one of the smartest decisions you can make because your lifetime earning potential is one of your greatest assets. You will often hear Financial Advisers say to save, save, save and to invest, invest, invest,...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

What’s Next? The Equity Market has been strong, year to date. As you enjoy the summer months with vacations and time spent with friends and family, we continue to monitor and implement strategic portfolio decisions for optimal...