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September Newsletter: July Brings Mostly Good News for the Markets, Economy & Investors 

September Newsletter: July Brings Mostly Good News for the Markets, Economy & Investors 

After pausing in June, the Federal Reserve resumed its tightening efforts in July with another quarter- percent increase to short-term interest rates. The hike was expected so the financial markets took it in stride, and overall July was a good month for the markets, the economy, and investors across the board. Will August bring big changes? Download Our Newsletter Here!

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ASC Financail Group Selected For The 2023 Best of Bartonsville Award!

ASC Financail Group Selected For The 2023 Best of Bartonsville Award!

ASC Financial Group was selected for the Best of Bartonsville Award for Financial Planner, recognizing us for our great service to our customers and to our community! 2023 Best of Bartonsville Award Press Release

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Give The Gift Of Insurance This Holiday Season

Give The Gift Of Insurance This Holiday Season

The people have spoken. No, this is not yet another political column. The people have spoken in another profound way. This holiday season they want to connect and reconnect with loved ones at record levels. Should an insurance discussion be a part of this reconnection?? 

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Social Security Questions? Here Are The Answers!

Social Security Questions? Here Are The Answers!

The new Social Security rules could throw a wrench in your retirement strategy. Ralph give his tips in his Pocono Record column. 

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How To Tell If Your 401K Is A Good Or A Bad One

How To Tell If Your 401K Is A Good Or A Bad One

It's not easy to immediately know if your 401K plan is a good one, and whether it's worth putting money into. Ralph spoke with Wise Bread magazine about what you need to examine. 

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What Happens If You Work After Signing Up For Social Security?

What Happens If You Work After Signing Up For Social Security?

Depending on your age and income, you might now be able to collect your Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time. Rick spoke with U.S. News to help clear up the questions surrounding this situation. 

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Guaranteed Income: The Antidote to Market Volatility

Guaranteed Income: The Antidote to Market Volatility

The decision by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, dubbed Brexit, is just the latest example of market volatility. The first half of the year has tested the nerves of investors, but there are ways to calm the fears, one being sources of guaranteed income. 

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Retirement Planning and Vacation

Retirement Planning and Vacation

How many of you spend more time planning for your next vacation than planning for your retirement? Think about it and if you raised your hand, then you are not alone. 

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To Roll Over Or Not To Roll Over: What To Do With That Old 401(K)

To Roll Over Or Not To Roll Over: What To Do With That Old 401(K)

When you're packing up the office to switch jobs, is the 401(k) one thing to leave behind? Josiah Grauso spoke with US News to help them answer that question.

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Ralph Grauso Named Columnist For Pocono Record

Ralph Grauso Named Columnist For Pocono Record

The Pocono Record Business section welcomes new columnist Ralph Grauso, who will write regularly for the Sunday pages with his Financial Sense.

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Interview With Lehigh Valley Business Magazine

Interview With Lehigh Valley Business Magazine

Ralph sat down with Lehigh Valley Business Magazine to discuss the small business outlook with a potential Trump presidency. Find out what "President Trump" could mean for your financial future. 

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Tax Tips With WBRE & Ralph Grauso- ASC Financial Group

Tax Tips With WBRE & Ralph Grauso- ASC Financial Group

Did you catch Ralph earlier this week on WBRE's PA Live? He answered some of their critical questions regarding tax filing and how you can be prepared for this year's unique April 18th deadline. 

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Retirement Keys: Risk Tolerance, Investment Goal

Retirement Keys: Risk Tolerance, Investment Goal

You're nearing or in retirment, and the current level of market uncertainty could threaten or disrupt your retirement plans. You are not alone. Read Ralph's latest Pocono Record article to get the details. 

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Ralph Grauso Named Advisor Of The Year For 2015!

Ralph Grauso Named Advisor Of The Year For 2015!

Ralph Grauso was named "Advisor of the Year" by a national mentoring organization for financial professionals. Learn more about this prestigious honor!

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Josiah Grauso Becomes A National Social Security Advisor

Josiah Grauso Becomes A National Social Security Advisor

Josiah Grauso has officially become certified as a National Social Security Advisor. The National Social Security Advisor program was created by CPA, Marc Kiner and Jim Blair, a 35 year veteran of the Social Security Association. 

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