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Ways to Become More Confident with Your Finances

Financial Planning

Financial Focus for Women: An article series created by Bill Few Associates to help women achieve financial independence. Did you know that women were commonly discriminated against when applying for financial products like loans before the Equal Credit Opportunity Act in 1974? After this Act was passed, women were able to apply for financial products […]

5 Tips for Clean Up Your I.R.S. Act Month

Financial Planning

Our tax system in the U.S. is set up on both a federal and state level; federal income taxes are processed through the Internal Revenue Service and each state has its own taxing authority. The month of April, which is coming up quickly, is a significant month for the U.S. tax system, which includes the […]

4 Tips to Manage Debt

Financial Planning

“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” – Suze Orman One goal many have after the New Year is to focus on financial wellness, which makes sense after the hustle and bustle of the holidays and the many expenses incurred. It’s important […]

Becoming an Employee-Owned Firm

In the News

Looking around the conference table in 2021, the five owners of Bill Few Associates—all of them in or nearing their sixties—realized they needed a succession plan. The market to sell a business like theirs was hot and they saw many Pittsburgh-based financial planning firms choose to go that route over the last 10 years. But […]

5 Financial Tips for Small Businesses

Financial Planning

In case you haven’t heard, this week is National Small Business Week! With there being 32.5 million small businesses in the United States, it is obvious that these businesses play a significant role in our economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Association Office of Advocacy, “Small businesses have generated 12.9 million net new jobs […]

Celebrating 35 Years of Service

Financial Planning

The month of March is usually a month of looking forward—it is a month when spring returns, new growth is about to flourish, and we look ahead to warmer months. In addition to that, this is a time that is particularly special to all of us at Bill Few Associates as we get to celebrate […]

Market Update – March 2022

Market Update – March 2022

Market Update

As most all of us are aware by now, financial markets have been off to a rocky start to 2022.  After several very strong years for stocks, this recent pullback is not, statistically, unexpected or unusual.  However, there does seem to be more than the usual number of concerns in the financial markets now.  In […]

How to Set Better Financial Habits

Financial Planning

Our habits can either help us or hurt us from reaching our financial goals. For example, someone’s frequency of ordering take out for dinner can be hurting their wallet, but most importantly, may be setting them back from achieving their goals in the long run, such as the goal of retirement. Don’t get us wrong—it […]