Published October 4, 2019 3094 Views
Happy Fall! As the leaves begin to turn and fall, we enter the final quarter of 2019. October begins with the S&P 500 up nearly 19% year-to-date and interest rates remaining near historic lows. As we begin the home-stretch of 2019 we’ve heard questions from clients on a f...
Published April 2, 2019 3892 Views
Everyone has heard the phrase “You are the Brand” to describe how we present ourselves to prospective and current clients, but what does that really mean? How do you translate your brand into an effective marketing campaign to drive new client growth? The simple truth is...
Published April 2, 2019 6087 Views
Happy Spring! As the warm weather (hopefully) begins to descend on us we wish you the best over the coming months! We’d like to begin by sharing a few recent developments that we’re excited to announce. First, Brighton Securities celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Marc...
Published January 30, 2019 6383 Views
You’ve started receiving the envelopes in the mail stating “IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION ENCLOSED” and are getting ready to file your taxes for 2018. Thanks to the new tax laws, you might even be expecting to receive a larger refund this year. While you likely paid les...
Published January 24, 2019 3726 Views
Happy New Year! We are excited for the opportunity to continue to share this journey with you as we move into 2019. It is our hope that you were able to catch a breath as 2018 came to and end, bringing with it the conclusion of the worst performing year for the S&P 500 since 2008.&nb...
Published March 23, 2018 4647 Views
Wall Street and international markets have had mixed feelings about how these tariffs could affect financial markets and the stability of global trade. These tariffs have the potential to rebalance trade between the United States and all of its trading partners—the uncertainty of how this will shake out has created volatility in the markets. As investors, we have to stay focused on our long-term objectives and not jeopardize those goals because of short-term volatility.
Published November 22, 2017 5162 Views
As we all settle down to have dinner with our family and friends this Thanksgiving, we wanted to make sure that we personally reached out to all our partners, clients and members of the greater Rochester community to let each of know how thankful and appreciative we are for those who contribute to making Brighton Securities what we are today. We here at Brighton Securities have dedicated ourselves to putting both our clients’ needs and ensuring the strength of the Rochester community ahead of all else.
Published November 7, 2017 6812 Views
There was a time when several Rochester-based companies were household names when discussing stocks you’d want to hold in your portfolio. Kodak, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, the heavy hitters of yesteryear. It’s no secret that those three companies have seen ups, downs, bankruptcies, takeovers, and more. What’s interesting to note, however, is that while some companies headquartered, or with significant operations in Rochester have struggled over the years, others have gone on to flourish.
Published November 6, 2017 4961 Views
You can rest a bit easier when it comes to thinking about your readiness to retire, at least for a moment. This week’s reveal of the much-anticipated Republican tax bill is leaving the pretax 401(k) contribution cap at $18,000 after much speculation that the pretax cap would be reduced as low as $2,400 per year. Hey, Congress – thanks!