Bradford M. Pine

Bradford M. Pine

Wealth Adviser, Bradford Pine Wealth Group

Brad Pine is a wealth adviser and president of Bradford Pine Wealth Group, based in Garden City, N.Y. BP Wealth Group assists individuals and entrepreneurs to create wealth, simplify their lives and plan for retirement. Honesty, integrity and reliability are the foundations of Pine's investment philosophy.

Does Your Investment Portfolio Have Emergency Air Bags Installed?
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Does Your Investment Portfolio Have Emergency Air Bags Installed?

This safety measure is one every investor needs in times of extreme stock market turbulence (like right now), and it requires the right kind of active…
March 16, 2020
Stock Market Volatility, Geopolitics and Midterm Elections – Oh My! Should Investors Be Worried?
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Stock Market Volatility, Geopolitics and Midterm Elections – Oh My! Should Investors Be Worried?

Let's break down some concerns on investors' minds this year and see where that leaves us going forward. The situation may not be as scary as it sound…
June 19, 2018
What's a Trade War? The Arguments For and Against Protectionism
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What's a Trade War? The Arguments For and Against Protectionism

You've heard the term bandied about lately, but do you understand what a trade war with China would really be like? Are we headed that way, or is this…
April 12, 2018
Flying Blind With Bitcoin: Should You Invest, too?
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Flying Blind With Bitcoin: Should You Invest, too?

My own kids dabble in bitcoin. If you feel compelled to join the crowd, I have three pieces of advice for you.
January 23, 2018
Equifax Data Breach Hit Me: Here's How I Protect Myself Now
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Equifax Data Breach Hit Me: Here's How I Protect Myself Now

A financial professional who once paid Equifax to monitor his own personal information outlines the four-step plan he now uses instead to guard his id…
October 25, 2017
Don't Make These 3 Pro Athlete Retirement Mistakes
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Don't Make These 3 Pro Athlete Retirement Mistakes

Many players in the NFL and NBA famously run into trouble after retiring from the sports world. We can all learn from their mistakes.
September 18, 2017
How to Generate Income in Retirement
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How to Generate Income in Retirement

Retirees face a tough decision-making process when it comes to their financial assets, and they may have to take more risk than they were expecting.
June 22, 2017
Is a Covered Call Strategy Right for Your Stock Portfolio?
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Is a Covered Call Strategy Right for Your Stock Portfolio?

Covered call writing is not for everyone. But for certain investors it can make sense.
June 6, 2017
An Overlooked Way to Pass Down Your Home Without Probate: The Life Estate
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An Overlooked Way to Pass Down Your Home Without Probate: The Life Estate

If you don't want to set up a trust, a life estate can solve some possibly lengthy and costly problems for your heirs.
May 12, 2017
Donald Trump’s Presidency and Your Investment Portfolio
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Donald Trump’s Presidency and Your Investment Portfolio

Whether you’re concerned, elated or just baffled by the new world order, unless you stick to a solid plan, your emotions can steer you into making a m…
March 9, 2017
The 2 Massive 401(k) Mistakes Business Owners Make, and How to Avoid Them
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The 2 Massive 401(k) Mistakes Business Owners Make, and How to Avoid Them

Offering a 401(k) is a great benefit for your employees, but did you know you could be held personable liable for your company’s plan?
March 2, 2017
Social Security: Delay or Hit Go?
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Social Security: Delay or Hit Go?

For most people, the math says it's better to delay, but you have to consider your unique situation to make the right choice for yourself.
December 19, 2016
What Does President-Elect Trump Mean for Your Portfolio?
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What Does President-Elect Trump Mean for Your Portfolio?

Look past the post-election volatility and stay the course with a diversified portfolio. Also take advantage of buying opportunities.
November 18, 2016
How Much Are You Paying for Investing Fees?
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How Much Are You Paying for Investing Fees?

Asset management and mutual fund fees can really eat into your returns. Know how to control them.
October 26, 2016
Get More Income By Investing in Preferred Stocks
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Get More Income By Investing in Preferred Stocks

They stand to pay higher dividends and protect you in a rising-rate environment, but can be complex investments.
September 9, 2016
Financial (and Emotional) Lessons from Dropping My Daughter Off at College for the First Time
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Financial (and Emotional) Lessons from Dropping My Daughter Off at College for the First Time

Opening a 529 plan early and contributing often helped ease the financial burden of my child's education and let me focus on the difficulty of sending…
August 29, 2016
Will You Be Able To Retire?
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Will You Be Able To Retire?

Consider your income needs and income sources when developing your retirement plan.
July 29, 2016
Use Your Investments to Get a Much Cheaper Loan
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Use Your Investments to Get a Much Cheaper Loan

With an investment credit line, you may be able to score a substantial loan at a low rate.
June 23, 2016
Help Get Your College Grad Out of Your House and Into a Job
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Help Get Your College Grad Out of Your House and Into a Job

Guiding your children toward good careers can help them (and you) gain financial independence.
June 1, 2016
How to Choose the Best Financial Adviser For You
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How to Choose the Best Financial Adviser For You

Here are five questions to ask. And don't forget to check what your gut is telling you, too.
May 13, 2016