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Health Reimbursement Account – a new wave in employer-sponsored health coverage?

By PFA Ponderings

Under the Affordable Care Act of 2010, Health Reimbursement Accounts – or HRAs – joined an already complex alphabet of healthcare funding options that exist for employees and business owners.  HRAs are possibly the least understood of these because, for a lot of reasons, they have been used relatively scarcely. …

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Contextual Finance- or Why Benchmarks are Important

By PFA Ponderings

Two economists meet at a conference.  One asks the other: “How’s your wife?” The second economist responds: “Compared to what?”   People who have been on earth at least as long as I have will recognize the riff off the king of the one-liners, Henny Youngman.  More on Henny later,…

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Why can’t I get much return on safe money?

By PFA Ponderings

“I am more concerned with the return of my money than the return on my money.” Will Rogers Two things seem to occur pretty reliably during periods of market stress and uncertainty:  People become very interested in safe places to put their money, and the return on safe assets drops…

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Seminars

At Penobscot Financial Advisors, we believe the best way to empower people is through education, which is why we’ve created a series of three workshops that cover key areas of personal finance. These seminars are both fun and informative—but never a sales pitch. Every presentation is delivered by one of our knowledgeable financial planners and each is designed with the same objective: to leave participants feeling inspired to take small steps towards improving their overall financial wellbeing.

We’re currently booking financial planning and asset management seminars for 2020. Want us to come to your place of work? Have your human resources or benefits departments reach out to us by emailing info@penobscotfa.com or calling (207) 990-1901 in order to start the scheduling process.

Upcoming Events

University of Maine Alumni Association | Rising Star Award

By Events, News

Penobscot Financial Advisors sponsored the University of Maine Alumni Association‘s 2020 Rising Star Award.  Congratulations to Jennifer Desmond, class of 2014, for her numerous contributions to the University of Maine community.  You can view the video of her award HERE and read more about it HERE.

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PFA Polar Plunge with Camp Sunshine

By Events, News

Team PFA is participating in this year’s Freezin’ for a Reason Polar Plunge on February 29th to benefit Camp Sunshine.  We are teaming up with Welch Sign in the first of what we hope will be many joint volunteering and fundraises efforts in our local community. Camp Sunshine at Sebago…

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