Articles by: Anthony Rivieccio

Financial Focus: The savings & costs with a ” work from home” strategy

Financial Focus: The savings & costs with a ” work from home” strategy

Financial Focus: The savings & costs with a ” work from home” strategy By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA Before CORONAVIRUS, working from home, or self employment , was 13% of America’s economy. Today, we believe , by choices of […]

by · June 27, 2020 · Financial Management
Financial Focus: Absentee election math

Financial Focus: Absentee election math

Financial Focus: Absentee election math By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA One of the things I love about Math is that you can apply it to anything.  For the next two weeks , New York will be going through their […]

by · June 16, 2020 · Financial Management
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's NY PAUSE stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus has crippled the state's economy. Credit: Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Financial Focus: So how many jobs have we really lost?

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA If you heard the Jobs report and the stock market last Friday, you would have thought we were just about all the way back!. President Trump held a press conference shortly thereafter and said […]

Financial Focus: The coronavirus has bankrupted some of our 20th Century economy’s icons

Financial Focus: The coronavirus has bankrupted some of our 20th Century economy’s icons

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA Well, pretty soon, I’ll be making a choice on Social Security. Yes, I’m getting old. I will be 60 soon and I’m okay with it. I have an adopted sibling who calls me, “Uncle […]

Financial Focus: China, Hong Kong, Coronavirus or Presidential ineptness- which will kill us first?

Financial Focus: China, Hong Kong, Coronavirus or Presidential ineptness- which will kill us first?

As a money manager since 1992, I can tell you personally that one of things managers do, way before the US markets open at 9:30AM, is to look at the world financial markets- prior. One of the first would be […]

by · May 27, 2020 · Financial Management
Financial Focus: The Fed believes a second half rebound is very possible- with caution

Financial Focus: The Fed believes a second half rebound is very possible- with caution

Financial Focus: The Fed believes a second half rebound is very possible- with caution By: Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA On Sunday May 17th, the TV show  60 minutes , interviewed Jerome Powell , Chairman of Federal Reserve Board The […]

by · May 19, 2020 · Financial Management
The CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package was passed by Congress to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 for Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Focus: The New Normal — The Coronavirus Investment Fund

My job as a financial advisor today is most interesting. The questions are abound? ” What should I do about the stock market”? Why is my 401k down? How can I get my account to go up? If I could […]

Financial Focus: The New Normal: The Coronavirus Investing Fund

Financial Focus: The New Normal: The Coronavirus Investing Fund

Financial Focus: The New Normal:  The Coronavirus Investing Fund   By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA   My job as a financial advisor today is most interesting? The questions are abound? ” What should I do about the stock market”? […]

by · May 11, 2020 · Financial Management
Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA With the kids under stay-at-ome orders and doing remote-learning during the day, what are they doing at night? I would presume many kids would want to play. I would presume many parents would want […]

Financial Focus: A New Job for the kids: Housing Assistant

Financial Focus: A New Job for the kids: Housing Assistant

So , the kids that are now on stay home orders , are doing ” online learning” during the day. What are they doing at night? I would presume many kids would want to play. I would presume many parents […]

by · April 28, 2020 · Financial Management
Since January 1, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a publicly-held entertainment company, lost 40 percent of its stock price. Pictured: WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan (Credit: WWE)

Financial Focus: What WWE can teach us about the coronavirus economy, your job & you

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a public-held wrestling and entertainment company, has lost 40 percent of its stock value from Jan 1 through March 11 (the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic). The Dow Jones […]

Financial Focus: Unemployment Blues

Financial Focus: Unemployment Blues

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA When one got laid off in a few years ago, you didn’t have to stand in any lines at the unemployment office. The unemployment office was in cyberspace. Today, State Departments of Labor offer […]

Financial Focus: You have a new job- the unemployment telephone line

Financial Focus: You have a new job- the unemployment telephone line

Financial Focus: You have a new job- the unemployment telephone line By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA When one would get laid off in an earlier time, you would never see any lines at the unemployment line They were in cyberspace […]

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Financial Focus: Coronavirus is about to kill our economy

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA Well, now the financial numbers are starting to come in: Employment claims in last 2 weeks: 10 million Stock market: ( Jan- March) -25% 80% of Americans are on stay at home orders Ready […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Financial Focus
Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021- Rental Income/Expenses (Part 4 of 7)

Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021- Rental Income/Expenses (Part 4 of 7)

Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021- Rental Income/Expenses (Part 4 of 7) By PROFESSOR ANTHONY RIVIECCIO, MBA PFA Many people own a home or property that they rent out. People do it for many reasons, […]

by · February 19, 2020 · Financial Management