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The newly-enacted SECURE 2.0 Act contains significant changes that may affect how you plan for retirement. The bill, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden in late 2022, could help you bolster your retirement savings and income strategy.
Here are some of the key provisions included in the new law, which are being phased in over the next several years.
Financial Considerations When Remodeling Your Home
Home renovations can enhance your living space and raise the value of your home, but they also come with many decisions and potential pitfalls. If you’re considering a home renovation, keep these tips in mind.
How to View Your Investments in 2023
Investors came off a difficult year in 2022 – stocks fell into a bear market (defined as a decline of 20%+ from peak highs) and the bond market lost significant ground, as well. The stunning jump in inflation after years of very low interest rates made matters worse. Watching your investments and the value of the dollar depreciate simultaneously wasn’t easy – and the prospect of more volatility ahead has many investors nervous. As a financial advisor, I’ve fielded many of the below questions from my clients that you may also be contemplating. Keep in mind that while there is no single solution that applies to all investors, there are some general guidelines, based on where the markets stand today, and the historical record, that may be helpful.
Setting Your Priorities – Reduce Debt or Invest More?
If you find yourself with extra cash – either a lump sum or excess dollars from your monthly paycheck – you may be wondering what to do with it. If you have debt – such as a mortgage or student loans – the prudent option may be to pay off your balances. However, it might also make sense to put the money to work in the form of investments that have the potential to generate greater returns than the interest rate on your debt. Deciding what to do requires analysis. Here are a few factors to consider.
P3R Celebrates International Women’s Day with a Limited-edition, Women’s Day-themed Box Filled with Fitness Items and
P3R partnered with Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation to produce a runners box. Proceeds from the box will benefit Girls on the Run Pittsburgh. Together, they will also host a panel on women’s health.
P3R Awarded More than $10,000 in Movement Grants in 2022
More than 20 youth-serving organizations were awarded funding for event sponsorship, mental health trainings, youth registration fees, training equipment, uniforms and camps
Rebranded RUN Varsity Aims to Support Teenagers Moving
The change from 4RUN2 Varsity to RUN Varsity will make the program more inclusive of ALL youth in the area
P3R Launches MOVE Pass to Inspire People to Move All Year Long
The special pass includes three of P3R’s signature events, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon; in addition to event registrations, pass holders will receive a FREE P3R sweatshirt
P3R Announces Name, Image and Likeness Partnership with Nine Local College Athletes
Together P3R and college student-athletes will inspire individuals of all ages to MOVE
P3R Announces New Board of Directors’ Scholarships to Recognize Outstanding High School Seniors Who Inspire Others to MOVE
Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership and service, both through and beyond athletics
P3R Announces Road Closures for the 2022 YMCA Turkey Trot Presented by UPMC Health Plan
More than 6,000 expected to participate in the 32nd annual event that will benefit the YMCA food pantry programs and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
After Two Days of Running Day and Night, Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan
Thirty-eight relay teams comprised of more than 200 runners from 12 states completed the epic two-day, non-stop relay adventure that started in Cumberland, Md. and finished in Pittsburgh
P3R Movement Grants Aim to Keep Youth Moving
Individuals or youth-serving organizations in Western Pennsylvania can apply for the grant that can be used for equipment, registration fees, hosting fees, and more
P3R Announces Renewed Support from FedEx Ground for All P3R Events through 2025
Company returns as the title sponsor of the FedEx Pittsburgh Marathon Relay and FedEx Pittsburgh Corporate Challenge
Registration Open for Inaugural Rush to Crush Cancer Benefiting UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Scheduled for May 20, 2023, the new bike event is expected to raise millions for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Record Number of Participants Celebrate 10th Anniversary of the Yinzer 4.12K
Nearly 800 yinzers participated in this year’s event on the North Shore and virtually, raising funds for Light of Life Rescue Mission and its work to support the homeless and most vulnerable in Pittsburgh
Registration Open for the 32nd Annual YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot Presented by UPMC Health Plan
More than 7,000 participants are expected for the annual holiday tradition, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 24
P3R Hopes to Inspire the Next Generation with Youth MOVE Day Presented by Brooks Running on Aug. 6
The event invites students of all ages to MOVE; students entering grades 7-12 can participate in timed track events while kids and families will enjoy free-flowing fun field activities focused on movement.
Registration Open for the 2022 FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources
This bucket list race offers the rare opportunity to run or walk the runways of Pittsburgh International Airport on Oct. 1
Inaugural Rush to Crush Cancer Expected to Raise Millions for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Scheduled for Spring 2023, the new biking event aimed at fundraising to support cancer research
Yinz Like to Run, N’at? Dress in Yer Finest Steel City Attire and Run the Yinzer 4.12K® on Aug. 20
The family-friendly event encourages participants to show off their inner Yinzer and Pittsburgh pride while benefiting the Light of Life Rescue Mission
Amy Scheuneman Named P3R’s Youth Programming Director
Most recently the Executive Director of the WPIAL, Scheuneman tapped to join P3R’s growing team
Registration Opens for the 2022 GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan
The 2022 course returns with participants starting in Cumberland, Md.
Special-Edition Ready.Set.MOVE. Box Celebrates International Women’s Day
Proceeds from the box will benefit Girls on the Run Pittsburgh and help inspire the next generation of girls to run; P3R and Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation once again partner to produce the box and empower women along their wellness journeys
Registration Open for Inaugural Heineken® 0.0 Pittsburgh Earth Day Run
Scheduled for April 9, the highly sustainable 5K race will encourage runners to practice eco-friendly running habits while celebrating Earth Day; proceeds from the event will benefit Tree Pittsburgh
Runners Celebrated the Return of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with Annual Kickoff Training Run
After two years of crossing virtual finishers tapes, runners are thrilled for the opportunity to toe the start line of an in-person DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events. More than 300 runners met outdoors at P3R headquarters on the North Shore for the annual Pittsburgh Marathon Kickoff Training Run and started their 4-month training for the 2022 race weekend, which is scheduled for April 29-May 1.
Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Md. in the Fourth Annual GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan
For the first time, the event started in Pittsburgh, running the opposite direction from previous years; 40 relay teams comprised of more than 240 runners from 16 states completed the epic two-day, non-stop relay adventure
P3R and YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Partner with Ya Jagoff! Podcast to Produce Exclusive Pittsburgh-centric Content for the YMCA Turkey Trot Presented by UPMC Health Plan
Partnership hopes to inspire yinzers of all ages and abilities to participate in the annual event and help raise money for YMCA food pantry programs and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
More than 1,200 Runners Take Flight at the FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at Pittsburgh International Airport
PITTSBURGH (October 2, 2021) – More than 1,200 runners and walkers raced the runway and earned their wings at this morning’s FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources. This family-friendly race offered participants the rare opportunity to be up close to specialized aircraft and equipment as they tested their endurance on the airfield and taxiways of Pittsburgh International Airport.
“Community partnership is incredibly important, and the FlyBy 5K is an opportunity for everyone in the region to see the airport from a different perspective,” said Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis. “This is a unique event at the airport, and we are happy to welcome runners and walkers to the airfield.”
Runners and walkers of all ages enjoyed the perfect fall weather and the course that took them past the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker from the 171st Air Refueling Wing, a C-17 Globemaster from the 911th Airlift wing and a STAT MedEvac helicopter. Andrew Zentgraf, 25, of Oakmont and Kate Kokal, 32, of Pittsburgh were the 5K race champions finishing in 17:24 and 18:24, respectively.
“This is such a special race,” said Zentgraf. “I met my girlfriend at this race two years ago. We both took first place and so I wanted to come back here today and do my best.”
“It was a blast out there. I participated in 2018 and won, but then took a hiatus as I had my son,” said Kokal. “So this is my comeback, and I had my husband and son out there supporting me as they did the 2-Mile Fun Run.”
Presented by the Allegheny County Airport Authority and P3R, the family-friendly race benefitted the Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation. This nonprofit organization was established in 2013 to enhance the experience of military, families and others traveling through Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airport. Since 2016, the event has raised nearly $100,000 for the Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation.
“Each year, we see families take on the runway together,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “And the best part about watching them cross the finish line is knowing that each participant is helping reunite a military family through the Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation.”
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P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to move with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org
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About Allegheny County Airport Authority
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which operates Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 10 million passengers annually on 17 carriers.
The airport was named by Fast Company magazine as One of the Most Innovative Companies in the World as well as a finalist in its World Changing Ideas awards, both in 2020. For more information, visit www.flypittsburgh.com
Nearly 40 Teams Prepare to Take on the 2021 GAP Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan
The 2021 race introduces a new course for the 150-mile relay, as well as a new 60-mile, one-day option for participants
P3R CEO Troy Schooley Recognized with Pittsburgh Business Times 2021 Outstanding CEO and Top Executive Award
Troy Schooley, P3R’s CEO, was recognized as a top leader in the region with the Pittsburgh Business Times 2021 Outstanding CEO and Top Executive Award.
Allison Corbett Named Top 100 Women in Sports at the 2021 Sports Inclusion Conference
Allison Corbett, P3R’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, was recognized as a sports industry leader and named a Top 100 Women in Sports at the 2021 Sports Inclusion Conference.
The 31st Annual YMCA Turkey Trot Presented by UPMC Health Plan Opens Registration for its Return to a Live Start Line in 2021
Registration is now open for the annual holiday tradition, scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 25
Runners Prepare for Takeoff As The FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources Returns to the Runway in 2021
Registration is now open for the fifth annual family-friendly event at Pittsburgh International Airport, scheduled for Oct. 2