Insights & Commentary

Justin McCurdy Passes Series 7 Exam

After months of late night study sessions and practice exams, Justin McCurdy passed his Series 7 licensure examination! The Series 7 exam, also known as the General Securities Representative Exam, is an entry-level exam that qualifies the individual for registration with all self-regulatory organizations to trade corporate stocks and bonds. It is administered by the Financial Industry […]

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Scannell Wealth Market Commentary: September 18, 2018

THE MARKETS   All investors are consumers, but not all consumers are investors.   The September installment of University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Survey reported Americans are feeling pretty optimistic. Consumer sentiment rose to the second highest level since 2004, and consumer expectations reached the highest level since 2004. Surveys of Consumers chief economist, Richard […]

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Brian Breese-Platform Adoption Award Winner

Last week, Brian Breese and Hannah Boggs attended the annual Field Professionals Summit for HighTower Advisors in downtown Chicago. They attended to share best practices, connect with custodians in the industry, and further their knowledge about new programs and technologies available to make our clients lives easier. Each year, five awards are given out to exemplary Field Professionals who have made […]

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Tim Scannell  

Managing Director and Partner with Scannell Wealth Management at HighTower, shares his thoughts on topics such as entrepreneurship, small business ownership, preparing for retirement and generational wealth transfer planning. Located in Valparaiso, IN, Tim Scannell is family oriented with a passion for preparing the next generation to inherit wealth without burden or conflict.

Wes Barnes  

is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Certificant at Scannell Wealth Management. He is also a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves with a passion for fiduciary wealth management. Through The Market Recruit, Wes shares his advice and thoughts on the investing and financial planning for newlyweds, millennials and entrepreneurs.