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Friday, January 20, 2017

The Flaw of Averages Posted by lplresearch Here’s the problem with averages—they aren’t always average. Remember the classic tale about the statistician who couldn’t swim and drowned while crossing a river that...

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Should Involve Your Money, Too By Jayne Di Vincenzo, AIF ®, President, Lions Bridge Financial Advisors More American adults – as many as four out of 10 of us – make New...

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

The 411 on 529 Plans & Prepaid Tuition Plans for College Costs Jayne Di Vincenzo AIF®, CEP ®, President, Lions Bridge Financial Advisors College savings plan options can be confusing and in this column I will cover two popular...

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Lions Bridge Financial Advisors’ President Speaks at National Conference Newport News -- Jayne Di Vincenzo, president of Lions Bridge Financial, spoke on a panel at LPL Financial’s Focus Women’s Conference 2016 in San...

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Jayne W. Di Vincenzo AIF®, CEP ®, Financial Consultant and President of Lions Bridge Financial Advisors Completed Executive Education at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business NEWPORT NEWS/VIRGINIA BEACH,...

 

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Newport News -- Jayne Di Vincenzo, president of Lions Bridge Financial, spoke on a panel at LPL Financial’s Focus Women’s Conference 2016 in San Diego, CA,, one of the financial industry’s premier events and part of...

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Your Options for Covering Long Term Care Jayne Di Vincenzo, AIF ®, CEP ® President, Lions Bridge Financial Advisors Would you purchase a lottery ticket with a 70% chance of winning? Most would. A whopping 70% of people turning...

 

Monday, June 6, 2016

For many Americans, their most valuable asset is their home. So when it comes to their houses, why do so many people make decisions that cost them so much money? Money that could be used for...

 

Monday, June 6, 2016

A Carnegie Mellon CyLab study found that over 10 percent of children have been the victims of identity theft. This is 51 times higher than adults in...

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

JAYNE DI VINCENZO ATTENDS BARRON’S TOP WOMEN ADVISORS SUMMIT December 2015-- Jayne Di Vincenzo from Lions Bridge Financial Advisors recently attended the Barron’s Top Women Advisors Summit in Palm Beach, FL, an...

 

Friday, February 19, 2016

Staying focused on long-term goals can be difficult during periods of heightened volatility such as we have experienced over the last six months. Although the list of market concerns has grown, it remains important to see the full...

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Identity theft used to be one of those things that only happened to other people. Maybe we assumed the victims were careless or negligent and deserved what they got. But these days a lot of us know someone who has an identity theft...

 

Monday, November 30, 2015

It's hard to turn on a TV or radio or read newspaper editorials without a mention of the Social Security funding shortage. We've heard all sorts of dire predictions that often include the fund going bankrupt and workers not receiving...

 

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Is Diversification Dead?

 

Friday, August 21, 2015

Think that you just can’t save? Here’s a quick reminder that even a little savings can go a long way and the earlier you start, the better off you’ll likely be. The chart below shows your starting age of saving, how...

 

Monday, August 17, 2015

I advise women clients to understand and take charge of their finances right away because procrastination can crush the biggest of dreams. Here are five (5) universal tips to implement as you ready for your dreams:Manage your money....

 

Thursday, March 26, 2015

You’re probably not the only one confused about Social Security. Nearly 850,000 people visit their local Social Security offices weekly and make over 68 million calls yearly. This is a hot topic and I field questions weekly on when to...

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Jayne Di Vincenzo, an independent financial advisor and president of Lions Bridge Financial Advisors in Newport News, VA, was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Chairman’s Club for the second time....

 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Individual Taxpayers, Married Individuals Filing Joint Returns and Surviving Spouses, Married Individuals Filing Separate Returns, Heads of Household, Trusts and Estates, and more.

 

Monday, January 5, 2015

Your full retirement age (FRA) is when you qualify for 100% of your Social Security benefits. Your FRA is based on your year of birth. Source: SocialSecurity.gov, “Understanding The Benefits” 2013.Apply for Social Security no more than...

 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Jayne Di Vincenzo AIF ®, CEP ®, President, Lions Bridge Financial AdvisorsCollege graduates in 2013 owed an average of $28,400 according to the Project on Student Debt. Start 2015 off on the right foot by taking steps to prepare for...

 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Jayne Di Vincenzo, CEP®, AIF® wears a superhero cape to work every day. Or at least she feels like she does when she goes to work at the company she founded, Lions Bridge Financial. Here, she is able to help people in the best way she...

 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Jayne Di Vincenzo, President of Lions Bridge Financial Advisors, recently attended focus 2014, a leading financial services industry conference hosted by LPL Financial, the nation’s number one independent broker-dealer.*Held in San...

 

Friday, August 22, 2014

Never before in our nation’s history has so much wealth been transferred from one generation to another. Baby Boomers stand to inherit $7.6 trillion during their lifetimes, according to the Wall Street Journal. But the bad news is...

 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Jayne Di Vincenzo, president of Lions Bridge Financial Advisors, has joined the Advisory Board of Directors for the Luter School of Business at Christopher Newport University.Formed in 2002, the advisory board consists of regional...

 

Monday, March 17, 2014

After reading, "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg, I couldn't help thinking of all the women who are so important to me and why each should read this book, have their spouses and bosses read it, and make it required reading for anyone...

 

Friday, January 10, 2014

Jayne Di Vincenzo Achieves Chairman’s Club Level at LPL FinancialNewport News, VA January 2, 2014— Jayne Di Vincenzo of Lions Bridge Financial Advisors Inc., achieved Chairman’s Club Level with LPL Financial. As a result, Jayne will...

 

Monday, November 11, 2013

—Without Breaking the BudgetJayne Di Vincenzo, CEP, AIF® President, Lions Bridge FinancialThere are at least three good reasons to review your company’s benefits — to attract new employees, to keep the ones you have, and to build a...

 

Monday, November 11, 2013

The up-and-down stock market has caused many investors to park money in certificates of deposit and money-market accounts, but the yields and interest rates have been so low that many have been looking...

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Anyone who has turned on CNBC or some other financial news channel knows that the financial world has a language of its own, and if you don’t speak it, it’s easy to be intimidated and feel confused. But don’t react...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Getting a divorce is a stressful time for all involved, whether you want the divorce or you don’t. If the divorce is inevitable, it’s understandable to want to get it over with as quickly as possible. But you can hurt yourself...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

How did you react to this summer’s stock market rollercoaster ride? Did it scare you so much that you decided to sell your equities and stash your cash under a mattress? Or did it cause you to call a financial advisor for the first...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

As uncertainty hangs over the economy, you may be wondering what economic data to pay attention to. Many factors impact the economy and here are a few key reports and indicators to watch for this year.

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

My clients often tell me they have filing cabinets stuffed with reams of paper they aren’t sure what to do with – everything from canceled checks from the 1990s to IRA...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Asset allocation is the process of spreading your investments among different asset classes: stocks, bonds, and short-term investments (such as cash). Since different asset classes react to changing market conditions in different ways,...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

AIF ®-- ACCREDITED INVESTMENT FIDUCIARY. Investment fiduciaries are constantly exposed to legal and practical scrutiny — it comes from multiple directions and for various reasons. It is likely that complaints and/or lawsuits...

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

If you’re a baby boomer, you may worry about getting sick and then having to pay for long-term care. If you’re a woman, you should be especially concerned. You usually live longer than men. You usually end up disrupting...

 

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

What are the three absolutes of 2012? Death, taxes, and the economy will remain at the center of this year’s presidential campaign. The sluggish economy has re-ignited doomsday talk, including inflation fears. So it seems like a...