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Our Current Thinking on Cryptocurrency Investments
Our Current Thinking on Cryptocurrency Investments November 11th, 2021 by Christopher Sidoni and Chad Hileman Investment Management

October was a big month in cryptocurrency land. Bitcoin reached an all-time high of nearly $67,000, and the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused on bitcoin began trading. The rapid rise in the price of bitcoin has had a polarizing effect on many investors. Some investors remain very optimistic about bitcoin and cryptocurrency investments in general while others see cryptocurrency investments as speculative or dangerous…

What to Know Before Participating in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
What to Know Before Participating in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan October 1st, 2021 by Chad Hileman Investment Management

Have you been offered an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) in your compensation package? An ESPP allows you to buy your company’s stock at a discount, defer tax payments on the gains until you sell the shares, and take advantage of additional tax benefits depending on how long you hold onto the shares. Below are frequently asked questions regarding ESPPs and what you should keep in mind before participating in your company’s plan.

Financial Insights for Young Professionals: Chris Sidoni Appears on <em>Bridge to the Burgh</em>
Financial Insights for Young Professionals: Chris Sidoni Appears on Bridge to the Burgh June 19th, 2021 by Gibson Capital GC News Investment Management

Chris Sidoni, CFA, CFP®, managing partner and CIO at Gibson Capital Management, was a recent guest on the podcast, Bridge to the Burgh, highlighting Pittsburgh residents and natives working in the finance world. Bradley Jones,

An Ideal Tax Setup for Direct Indexing
An Ideal Tax Setup for Direct Indexing June 18th, 2021 by Gibson Capital Investment Management

Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker once remarked that the ATM was the only financial innovation he could think of that has improved society. It’s true that big, important changes in finance do not come around all that often. The advent of the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) was one of them. Now some suggest direct indexing will be the next big thing and will supplant both mutual funds and ETFs.

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