Irvin G. Schorsch III, CIMA, CFP, AIF

President and Founder of Pennsylvania Capital Management, Inc.
Blog Posts

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For decades “empty nest syndrome” has often been described as a time of sadness, loneliness and loss of purpose. Yet when I meet with clients whose kids have recently “flown the coop,” that old...

Added to Financial Health on Tue 05/22/2012

It’s official: Americans now owe more in student loans than they do in credit card debt.  According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the US Department of Education, total student...

Added to Financial Health on Wed 04/25/2012

Coping with the death of a spouse is a painful, difficult process. It can become even more overwhelming if the surviving partner was neither involved in, nor has much knowledge of, the family’s...

Added to Smart Patient, Financial Health on Mon 03/12/2012

An increasing number of seniors are looking to retirement communities as an exciting transition to free themselves of the burdens and chores of home ownership, and as an opportunity to focus more...

Added to Smart Patient, Wellness, Family Health, Financial Health on Tue 12/27/2011

As a group, doctors are among the most highly paid professionals. But while they’re at the top in income-earning ability, their wealth-building skills may be in need of urgent care. Thomas Stanley...

Added to Financial Health on Mon 11/28/2011

I see it every day: High net-worth clients feeling stressed out, overwhelmed and sleep-deprived. Despite their affluence, they feel like they have no free time and are missing the joy in life they...

Added to Financial Health on Fri 09/23/2011

Of all the lessons we can teach our children to survive in the world, the value of a dollar might just be one of the most important. A recent Journal of Consumer Affairs study found that...

Added to Family Health, Financial Health on Mon 08/29/2011

As politicians continue to debate health-care reform, Americans continue to face rising health insurance costs and shrinking coverage. The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research &...

Added to Smart Patient, Family Health, Financial Health on Tue 07/26/2011

It’s one of the most important fights of your life. In this corner: You and your hard-earned retirement savings. In the other corner: Inflation, increased longevity, unforeseen circumstances and...

Added to Financial Health on Wed 07/06/2011

When clients in midlife ask me about early retirement, my answer often surprises them. “Don’t do it!” I say. “Never retire early … or at all.”

 

My reasons for this viewpoint...

Added to Family Health, Financial Health on Mon 06/06/2011

Job prospects for this year’s college grads are much brighter than a year ago. A national survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reported that 53% of...

Added to Financial Health on Mon 04/18/2011

Money may not be the root of all evil, but it certainly can sow seeds of marital discontent. According to the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, perceptions of how well one’s...

Worries over money can cause significant emotional stress and is one of the leading causes of problems in relationships. Financial anxiety can affect anyone, regardless of income level. It can...

Added to Wellness, Family Health, Financial Health on Tue 03/01/2011

Here we go again.


Now that painful memories of the financial crisis have faded and the economy is stabilized, banks and other credit card issuers are feeling bolder. You know what...

Added to Financial Health on Tue 02/08/2011

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." – Albert Einstein

 

Albert Einstein was a smart guy – and not just because he was wise in the ways of science....

Added to Financial Health on Mon 01/31/2011

Uncle Sam may have just saved you thousands of dollars or more and given your heirs even millions more. When Congress passed the Tax Relief Act of 2010* that was signed into law in December, it...

Added to Financial Health on Fri 01/21/2011

The New Year brings new opportunities and is a time to reevaluate and reassess. Start your new year off right with a resolution to improve your financial fitness. Here are some ideas to get you...

Added to Financial Health on Fri 01/07/2011