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In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the performance of technology stocks, our outlook for interest rates, and some recent indications that the economy remains fragile. Our chart of the week highlights that record corporate debt issuance has actually been accompanied by a decrease in interest expense. Finally, we explain why we don’t believe a major increase in inflation is right around the corner.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on September 16. At this meeting, the FOMC released an updated Summary of Economic Projections which projected the Fed will keep interest rates near zero through at least 2023. In the post FOMC press conference, Chairman Powell acknowledged the improving economy and the recent bounce in economic data but also reiterated the U.S. economy has a way to go before getting back to pre-COVID days.

Financial Advisor Magazine consulted Bryn Mawr Trust’s Senior Vice President & Senior Relationship Manager Joanne Shallcross and Vice President & Wealth Advisor Todd Reckamp for their expertise in special needs planning. Joanne and Todd explained the importance of having a well-rounded team to capitalize on current and future tax incentives.

CNBC’s “Trading Nation” asked Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his take on growth versus value areas of the market. Jeff explained how the current economic uncertainty and upcoming elections are playing a role in recent stock performance.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the spike in market volatility, the recent weakness in high-momentum growth stocks, and provide an update on the fixed income market. In our Chart of the Week, we examine the relationship between the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Small Business Index and equity market performance. Finally, we examine the divergence in the performance of cyclical stocks.

What’s next for tech?

Following the recent market decline, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, highlighted what he’s watching in the labor market and consumer confidence that would indicate a rotation into cyclicality on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

As an employer, there are many ways you can contribute to worker satisfaction and well-being. With genuine commitment and a variety of strategies, you can foster healthy, positive workplace experiences for all of your work-from-home employees.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the ISM manufacturing data, the $3 trillion+ projected U.S. government deficit, and the improvement within the U.S. labor market. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss inflation expectations and monetary policy. Finally, we highlight the equity market and its recent performance.

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Making the transition to 100% digital might be easier said than done. To do this successfully and mitigate the risk of losing any important documents, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines and tips to assure a seamless transition.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, highlighted one of the areas of the market he is watching on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

In this week’s narrative, we discuss the conflicting signals from consumers, as confidence levels hit new lows for 2020 and new home sales surged to a 10-year high. We also review the biggest makeover of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2013. Finally, we provide an update on the FOMC’s stance related to inflation and the S&P 500’s predictive ability as it relates to the upcoming presidential election.

Prior to Thursday’s speech by U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell, Reuters consulted Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, about his market outlook. Jim explained that longer-dated treasury yields indicate investors expect higher inflation to come.

Regardless of where schooling will be taking place, students and teachers need to have a plan in place to maximize learning potential. Here are some tips that can be used in order to start a new school year in a successful way.

Calming anxiety is important because it can have a number of ill effects on an individual’s well-being. Here are five simple ways you can take control and make positive changes to your everyday health routines.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the market’s swift recovery, Apple Inc.’s entrance into the $2 trillion club, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s search for capital, and the Federal Reserve’s continued resolve to backstop markets. Our chart of the week looks at the record amount of corporate bond issuance to date and our outlook on the asset class. Finally, we discuss how strength in housing is positively impacting not only the overall economy, but also retailer earnings.

Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC– the “Corporation”), today announces that John E. Kveragas, Jr., CPA, CISA joined the Corporation on July 27, 2020, and will be the new Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Officer. He reports directly to the audit committee of the Corporation boards of directors, and administratively to Corporation President and CEO Frank Leto.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, discussed how he’s helping investors find opportunities amid a rise in natural gas prices on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

As the S&P 500 hit a new record high, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared what this means for investors with NBCNews.com.

From birthday celebrations to holiday gifts, kids receive way too much “stuff”. Here are a few suggestions to keep kids engaged, organized and excited about toys, old and new.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we highlight the recent outperformance of small cap stocks, the recovery in the labor market, while also explaining a recent IPO trend – Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (or SPACs). Our chart of the week examines the dispersion of stock market returns as the S&P 500 pushes toward new highs. Finally, we discuss presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s selection of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, while also looking at a historically critical economic variable when it comes to presidential election outcomes.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we articulate our thoughts about stocks closing in on all-time highs, discuss some recently released economic data, and provide an update on the third quarter earnings season. In our “Chart of the Week,” we illustrate the recent decline of the U.S. dollar, and potential investment ramifications going forward. Finally, we discuss the recent rise in gold prices and whether precious metals fit our investment criteria.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we provide an update on second quarter gross domestic product (GDP), the Federal Reserve Chairman’s thinking, and tech CEOs’ virtual trip to Washington, D.C. We also discuss the condition of the U.S. housing market and what we have seen so far during earnings season.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on July 29. As expected, the Federal Reserve (Fed) left monetary policy unchanged but added within the FOMC statement that “The path of the economy will depend significantly on the course of the virus.” Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged in the post-FOMC meeting press conference that recent economic data reflected a deceleration of growth but that more data will be needed to determine the overall strength of the current recovery.

Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Wealth Management at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with HerMoney about how to overcome fear to maximize investment returns.

As U.S. Treasury yields declined in early trading, Reuters turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for insight. Jim explained that investors are likely expecting a dovish announcement from the upcoming Fed meeting.

With some professional sports resuming play, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, discussed his outlook for related sectors on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, appeared on CNBC’s “Trading Nation” to highlight key areas of the market where investors can find opportunity amid continued volatility.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the outsized moves of certain technology-related stocks, and how that is impacting the degree of diversification that currently exists within the S&P 500 Index. We also comment on the actions within the EU to support their economies, and the recent change in the trend of the euro relative to the U.S. dollar.

Amid talks of a second-round of stimulus, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his perspective with CNBC’s “Fast Money” on how the markets are reacting to the prospect of additional support.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today reported net income of $15.0 million, or $0.75 diluted earnings per share for the three months ended June 30, 2020, as compared to a net loss of $11.2 million, or $(0.56) diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2020, and net income of $15.8 million, or $0.78 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended June 30, 2019.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover economic growth in China, the increase in U.S. consumer spending, and the flattening U.S. Treasury yield curve. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss the pickup in consumer price inflation. Finally, we highlight recent earning results and the increase in banks’ loan loss provisions.

In this podcast, BMT Wealth Management Chief Investment Officer Jeff Mills provides a high-level overview of topics covered in his mid-year Top 10 list that was published last week. Jeff lays out what he thinks are the most important topics for the second half of 2020, an already unprecedented year. This episode serves as an on-the-go primer before you dive into the full publication.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his outlook for the financial sector as well as his projections for second quarter earnings season on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his take on why the markets have been holding steady. Jeff credited the Federal Reserve’s support and current investor sentiment as driving factors.

In our final Monday Market Insights piece of 2019, we asked, “How should people think about investing amid the realization that unpredictability is always a feature of financial markets?” In hindsight, we could not have posed a more relevant question. This year has been unpredictable in so many ways, and we doubt that a global pandemic causing the most abrupt economic slowdown in our lifetimes was a feature of many 2020 investment outlooks. But here we are again, faced with the challenge of investing in a world that feels as uncertain as ever.

Reuters consulted Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, about the morning’s declining U.S. Treasury yields. Jim noted that the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases has resurfaced trader concerns about U.S.
economic conditions.

Following a nearly week-long market rally, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Bloomberg to share his perspective on today’s downward move in equities.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we highlight the recovery in certain key economic data series, while discussing our lingering concerns. Our chart of the week touches on the upcoming presidential election, and we note certain market and economic variables that have been good predictors of election outcomes.

BRYN MAWR, Pa., June 30, 2020 – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, expects to report second quarter 2020 financial results after markets close on Monday, July 20, 2020.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we highlight the recent rise in COVID-19 virus cases. Also, we provide our thoughts on some recently released economic data and discuss the recent consolidation of equity prices for June. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the recent struggles of high beta, small cap, and cyclical stocks. Finally, we discuss the most recent Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test results released by the Federal Reserve and the implications for the banking industry.

With the prospect for positive trade relations on the horizon, Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Reuters to explain how treasury markets reacted to this news.

CNBC.com turned to Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Wealth Management at Bryn Mawr Trust, for her expert insight into getting started as a young investor.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s “Trading Nation” to discuss what he thinks it will take for markets to return to pre-crisis activity levels and his investment strategy for navigating the uncertainty.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the increase in May consumer spending, the Federal Reserve’s semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, and the drop in applicants applying for unemployment benefits. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility. Finally, we highlight the volatility in the equity markets and BMT strategy positioning.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the short-lived “V” shaped recovery in the S&P 500 Index from March 2020’s closing low. We also comment on the FOMC meeting that concluded last Wednesday. Finally, we discuss the increased breadth of the market during the recent rally.

CNBC consulted Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, on his current analysis of the airline sector during a recent “Fast Money” segment.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on June 10. Based on projections submitted by participants of the FOMC, the federal funds target range will remain between 0% and 0.25% until the end of 2022. Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the need for accommodative monetary policy given the substantial increase in the unemployment rate and current economic contraction. He noted the many different stimulus tools the Fed has already implemented and suggested more is available if economic conditions warrant such action.

As travel demand increases, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his outlook on the airline sector with CNBC.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we update you on the current U.S. job market and the rebound in mortgage purchase applications. We also discuss the increased policy action of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the pace of recovery in China’s business activity. Finally, we provide our thoughts on the improvement in U.S. economic activity in May.

CNBC welcomed Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, on “Fast Money” to hear how he analyzes short-term news and trends related to long-term holdings.

Amid the coronavirus crisis, GOBankingRates turned to Mark Bradford, Senior Vice President and Wealth Director of Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management, for answers to individuals’ most pressing financial questions. Mark shared his expertise on how to plan for retirement, when to revisit your asset allocation and whether you should forgo taking required minimum distributions this year.

Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, is sourced by Reuters for his take on the bond market as investors try to predict the government’s next move to stimulate the economy.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, is featured on CNBC’s “Fast Money” discussing his outlook on the future of corporate travel and how that may impact the airline industry.

With the tech sector showing a promising rally, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared with Bloomberg which areas show the greatest resilience.

As markets continue to rally, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his analysis and long-term outlook on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we highlight how important the labor market is to a recovery in the economy. We also discuss where we believe there are opportunities for long-term investors amid the furious rally we have already experienced. Finally, we provide an analysis on the current corporate earnings picture, and what that might mean for stock market valuations at current price levels.

Reuters consulted Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, about U.S. Treasury yield activity following China’s announcement of a potential security law in Hong Kong. Jim explained why this news is weighing on the market.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we highlight the recent rally in small cap stocks. In addition, we provide our thoughts regarding the housing market data recently released and how it relates to REIT equities. Finally, the proposed stimulus bill by the House of Representatives is mentioned. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the non-investment grade bond market and the impact of the Fed’s bond buying program. Finally, we discuss the recent rise of equity markets in relation to possible future patterns of COVID-19 cases.

Following recent market declines, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC to explain his firm’s long-term investment approach to navigate the current uncertainty

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the Federal Reserve’s corporate bond buying initiative, the decline in consumer prices, and Dr. Anthony Fauci’s comments to members of the Senate. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss the likelihood of negative rates in the U.S. Finally, we highlight the importance of monetary and fiscal policy given the economic impact from the coronavirus.

Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management, shared insight with GOBankingRates regarding how to talk to children about money in challenging financial situations, such as the coronavirus pandemic. Jen emphasized the importance of having age-appropriate conversations and implementing creative, financial education strategies.

As some areas of the country loosen travel and operation restrictions, Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Bloomberg to explain how expectations of an economic recovery could impact the bond market.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we review last Friday’s announcement from the Department of Labor of a staggering unemployment rate for the month of April of 14.7%. The financial markets, however, were focused on the trajectory of the economic recovery, as certain states started to take steps to reopen their economies.

Suburban Life Magazine turned to Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management, for her long-term outlook on the economy following the coronavirus crisis. Jen highlighted how the government is taking action to stimulate recovery and outlined how her team is helping clients keep their goals on track.

As certain regions brace for phased reopening, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC to discuss how this impacts consumer demand.

With increased attention to portfolio allocations as of late, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared how he helps clients determine their appropriate risk appetites with U.S. News & World Report.

Elizabeth Wagner, Senior Vice President and Director of Institutional Wealth Management, discusses how to make charitable gifts during a time of global disruption and significant domestic need.  She reminds you to start with the organizations you’ve supported for years, giving unrestricted where you can to help them through this difficult time, and to accelerate any charitable commitments or pledges you might have made if you can. Think about causes that most move you and organizations whose leadership you trust when making COVID-specific gifts. Lastly, note that Giving Tuesday has moved to May 5, 2020, offering a bright spot for communities to pull together and help each other earlier in the year.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we focus on the material decline in economic activity captured in the latest GDP report. In addition, we provide our thoughts regarding the recent FOMC meeting and draw some comparisons between the recovery in China and what could be in store for the U.S. economy. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the severity of the oil price decline and our approach to investing in the energy space. Finally, we discuss the likelihood of an inflation surge given the level of fiscal and monetary stimulus to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on April 29, 2020. Although there were no changes to monetary policy, the Federal Reserve was direct in noting the economic challenges that exist due to COVID-19. During the post meeting press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made clear that monetary policy will remain accommodative for as long as necessary until the virus is under control and the U.S. economy is on a robust and solid recovery.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s “Fast Money” to discuss the current market, and some companies where investors might find value.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we focus on the unprecedented levels of monetary and fiscal stimulus. With government debt levels already high, the question becomes, how are we going to pay for it? In our Chart of the Week, we highlight how current stock market levels have been a battle ground for bulls and bears in recent years. Finally, we discuss the economic backdrop, and whether or not the stock market knows something we don’t about the economy.

BRYN MAWR, Pa., April 20, 2020 – Driven by an increase in provision for credit losses on loans and leases reflecting the impact of the adverse economic outlook due to the COVID-19 pandemic on estimated lifetime losses under the new Current Expected Credit Loss standard (“CECL”), Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today reported a net loss of $11.2 million, or $(0.56) diluted earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2020, as compared to net income of $16.4 million, or $0.81 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2019, and $10.7 million, or $0.53 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

In this podcast, BMT Wealth Management Chief Investment Officer Jeff Mills dives into market reactions to COVID-19 developments, particularly news of promising therapies. Jeff also discusses significant market advances seen over the past four weeks, and how certain sectors track – historically speaking – in terms of market lows.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we discuss the staggering rise of jobless claims, growing calls to turn the U.S. economy back on, and the rocky start to the first quarter earnings season. In our Chart of the Week, we look at the COVID-19 and lockdown impact on March retail sales. Finally, we discuss the deterioration of investor sentiment and how it could be a positive step for the market.

Unfamiliar times may bring unexpected difficulties, but if we know anything, we know that crises are a part of life. It’s best to organize and protect important documents before disaster strikes, but it is never too late to start identifying them.

For good reason, the eyes of the world  are focused on the global health crisis.  In many ways, whether work, school, or simple daily activities, life has come to a screeching halt.  As with any acute problem, other issues fade to the background as communities around the world deal with the immediate consequences.

We’ve compiled some answers to questions we’ve been receiving regarding the CARES Act and the economic impact payments many people will be getting.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, expects to report first quarter 2020 financial results after markets close on Monday, April 20, 2020.  Although the Corporation has not held earnings conference calls in recent years, in light of developments pertaining to COVID-19, the Corporation will hold an earnings conference call for the first quarter of 2020 to discuss financial results.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the volatility in the oil market, the increase in initial jobless claims, and the short-term U.S. Treasury curve. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss credit spreads and improvement from recently announced Federal Reserve facilities. Finally, we highlight consumer confidence levels as well as potential consumer spending in future quarters.

Credit Karma turned to Lindsay Saling, Director of Retail Banking at Bryn Mawr Trust, for her expert knowledge on the benefits of personal banking and how Bryn Mawr Trust helps customers find the account that’s right for them.

During a recent episode of “Power Lunch” on CNBC, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, looked at market activity from a historical perspective to illustrate for investors what’s happening now.

As the world works to understand and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, staying informed is one of the top things a business can do to understand how it might be impacted (or protected). While the situation remains fluid, and we know that every business’s situation is unique, we wanted to share some information on questions we’ve been getting asked a lot lately.

Despite sporadic upward movements in stocks, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC to caution investors from believing the market volatility is over.

Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income for Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his take on the market rally in Reuters, noting a rise in investor optimism following talks of coronavirus vaccines.

Following the stay-at-home extension announcement by President Donald Trump, Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income for Bryn Mawr Trust, pointed to positive technical signs within fixed income markets in Reuters.

CNBC featured Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his insight on recent market rallies. Jeff explained how investor emotions and uncertainty surrounding a potential coronavirus vaccine have largely driven recent activity.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Bloomberg to explain how he’s guiding investors through the current market environment.

Barron’s turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust for his expert analysis of bond ladders. Jim shared a variety of techniques for investors to consider when reviewing their fixed income allocations in this market environment.

Due to the emerging and continuing health and safety considerations from the coronavirus outbreak (“COVID-19”), the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NASDAQ:BMTC), announces a change in location and an additional virtual attendance option for the Corporation’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”), which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we look at how the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Government took massive and unprecedented action to support an economy that is deteriorating rapidly due to an expanding mandate to shelter in place. The need for such actions was evidenced when weekly unemployment claims came in at a staggering 3.28 million, up from 281,000 for the prior week.

In this podcast, BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox offers non-financial tips for managing through difficult situations and reflects on often-heard – and incredibly relevant – advice from other areas of our lives. Chief Investment Officer Jeff Mills provides sobering insight into a turbulent week in the markets, draws parallels to previous downturns, and examines the perils of trying find and time a market bottom.

With all eyes on the coronavirus stimulus bill, Forbes turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his interpretation of the recent market rally. While an upward movement for stocks was certainly welcome by many investors, Jeff explained why it’s best to remain cautious and patient in the current market environment.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover actions taken by the Federal Reserve (Fed) and Congress to support the economy, as well as an update on the 2020 presidential campaign. In our Chart of the Week, we look at China’s data for guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, we highlight the recent rise in unemployment claims and what it could mean for the U.S. economy.

In this podcast, BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox offers an update on BMT’s COVID-19 response, as well as some personal insights. Jen also recites a recent letter from CEO Frank Leto. Chief Investment Officer Jeff Mills provides a dose of reality in his commentary on the financial markets. He provides historical insights and data to help make sense of where we were, where we are, and the possibilities for the weeks and months ahead.

Here are five tips in order to work from home in the most optimal manner and work in the most efficient and effective way. 

Following continued market volatility, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Bloomberg about the need for large-scale fiscal programs to help bolster economic growth.

CNBC turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert take on how the market is pricing in travel and event cancellations in light of the coronavirus.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we provide an update on recent events in the oil market, Washington’s efforts to provide fiscal stimulus, as well as our view on whether now is the time to sell. In our Chart of the Week, we take a look at current investor sentiment, noting that some additional pessimism may be needed to signal a true market bottom. Finally, we discuss the credit markets and what widening credit spreads might mean for stocks.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his interpretation of the recent market sell-off with Bloomberg.

Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, was featured in Reuters illustrating different outcomes of the coronavirus’ impact on the markets.

Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC), announced today a Financial Assistance Program to ease financial stress and support the financial well-being of the people and small businesses in the communities we serve who are impacted by COVID-19, Coronavirus.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC to comment on a recent market rally and what investors should keep in mind as activity continues to fluctuate.

Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC), announced today that Michael Williams has been named to the position of Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. He will focus on growing commercial lending relationships throughout the York, Harrisburg, Hershey, Lancaster, and Reading markets. Mr. Williams is based in BMT’s Hershey office.

In this podcast, BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox provides comments regarding COVID-19 and our preparedness as a company, keeping our clients, employees, and communities at the heart of our decision making. Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at BMT, provides insights into the rapidly changing financial markets and how BMT is thinking about the investment landscape.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover market volatility from a historical perspective, the Federal Reserve (Fed) emergency rate cut, and some recently released U.S. economic data. In our Chart of the Week, we compare the late 1990’s exogenous events with what we are seeing today. Finally, we highlight some different market trends that have caught our attention.

Following the Federal Reserve’s surprise interest rate cut, Forbes sought expert insight from Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, on what this news means for long-term investors. Jim explained how a ladder strategy can help mitigate portfolio risk in the event rates continue to fluctuate.

We asked our personal and commercial insurance advisors to share their expertise with us to cut through the varied messages media outlets are sending so you can better understand how (or even if) COVID-19 could impact you.

Paul Gaudio, Wealth Planning Strategist at Bryn Mawr Trust’s Princeton-based Wealth Specialty office, authored an article for NJ Business Magazine about the recently passed SECURE Act. Paul pointed to key changes resulting from this legislation that will benefit business owners as well as retirees.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined “Power Lunch” on CNBC to explain how he’s counseling clients amid recent market fluctuations brought about by the coronavirus outbreak.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we provide an update to the coronavirus, the market’s increased volatility and pessimistic tone, as well as recent U.S. economic data reported last week. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the 10-year U.S. Treasury note and increased investor demand for the safe-haven asset driving its yield to a record low. Finally, we discuss the Federal Reserve and the likelihood of a rate cut at its upcoming meeting on March 18.

Bloomberg turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his analysis of recent market volatility and explanation of investors’ reaction to the situation.

Reuters sought expert insight from Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, on the economic impact of the coronavirus. Jim explained how increased demand for conservative investments has impacted Treasury yields in the near-term.

Now is time to start planning what to do with the family this spring. Family vacations provide the best memories–good and bad!–but planning can be a stressful process.  Here are a few things to remember.

Realtors, sellers, friends, family, and junk mail all have opinions on home warranties, or horror stories of something going wrong just months into a new home. Educating yourself before you buy a home can help you decide if a home warranty is, well, warranted.

In the last decade, video marketing has reshaped the way companies do business. Now, TikTok, the video sharing app, has jumped on board in the business world, being used as a streamlined and more interactive tool for companies. Should your business be on TikTok? Here’s a closer look at why you might want to consider it.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights we provide an update on the Coronavirus and include an example of how this rapidly unfolding issue is impacting a company and the market in general. In our Chart of the Week, we show how the virus-induced decline in interest rates has translated to a spike in mortgage refinancing. Finally, we discuss the current state of the Democratic Presidential Primary voting with Super Tuesday now less than two weeks away.

Once you hire a nanny, or other type of in-home caregiver, you become that person’s employer. As a household employer, there are several human resources-related aspects to manage, and you will need to protect yourself from all the liabilities and risks.

Most people hear the words “time share” and immediately think of scam artists and empty bank accounts. But most folks don’t understand what a time share is to begin with. There may be some risks involved, but going in with both eyes open can allow for a profitable decision anyway.

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen, Bloomberg asked Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, how this event will impact investors in the long run.

In a recent CNBC “Fast Money” appearance, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, discussed investor sentiment around key areas of interest in the market, including financials and technology.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the January CPI data, the fourth quarter earnings season, and Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell’s semi-annual testimony to Congress. In our Chart of the Week, we discuss whether Coronavirus fears have peaked. Finally, we highlight the market reaction thus far to the Presidential Election primary.

Social engineering has been a rising issue in the cyber community in recent years with more individuals and more businesses becoming seemingly arbitrary targets of hackers. Seeing how major companies can be affected, it’s important for individuals to get as familiar with this scam process as possible in order to keep from undergoing major financial loss.

Despite its name, spring cleaning can come any time of the year. Just about everyone’s life could benefit from a good clean out, right? Having a system from the beginning will help get it done, force the unnecessary clutter out, and maybe even help a few people along the way.

It may not top the list of anyone’s favorite holidays, but that does not mean that Presidents’ Day can’t be a great time for everyone. Set for the third Monday in February, it gives the nation a chance to honor and celebrate its leaders. One way to make the day a little more special would be to celebrate it in a place rich in history and fun.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights, we cover the January employment report, the growing list of stock market concerns, and our latest thoughts on the coronavirus. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight an improving economic picture and a bottoming in U.S. manufacturing. This is a theme we have discussed for several months. Finally, we discuss how the improvement in manufacturing may impact corporate earnings and the stock market.

Phishing emails and other social engineering cyber attacks are seeing an increase in numbers and effectiveness. But there are still a number of common indicators that point to a phishing attack in progress. Knowing what to look for will help to protect against attacks.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, discussed his economic outlook with CNBC’s “Fast Money” and explained how better manufacturing data often leads to more positive earnings revisions.

Drones have become incredibly popular in the past few years. With high-end options such as camera and video recording equipment, safety and privacy concerns have also heightened. If you are a drone owner and operator, it is crucial to understand what insurance coverage is needed.

Despite what haters might say, Valentine’s Day is fun. A special day to express love for someone special is one of the nobler traditions. But the average person spends almost $150 on Valentine’s Day! There is no need to turn what should be something enjoyable into something to regret because of the price tag.

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to share his market analysis. Jeff explained why he expects additional market volatility amid the current global cyclical recovery.

For many people, tax season is even more exciting than Christmas. Depending on a person’s circumstances, this can represent the largest single cash infusion of the year. So, it is important to be smart and do more than just eat out a few more times.

There’s still plenty of time to get on track for a productive 2020, and you don’t need to go about this alone. You can use your devices to keep up with your goals — all you need are the right apps.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights we cover December U.S. Housing Market Data, the coronavirus from central China but spreading elsewhere, and manufacturing data both domestic and abroad. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the increasing level of outstanding U.S. Government debt and expected issuance of 20-year U.S. Treasury bonds. Finally, we highlight the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet and the recent liquidity injections potential impact on asset prices.

U.S. News & World Report turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert insight on fixed income asset allocation strategies for retirement. Jim explained that portfolio risk can be reduced by switching to a healthy balance of both short- and long-term bond funds.

Nonprofit Organizations

Though nonprofit organizations don’t quite operate like traditional businesses, they do have similar risk exposures. It is important to stay up on what risks the organization may face and the best practices regarding risk management to help your organization avoid facing costly and disruptive issues.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on January 29th, the first meeting of the year. As expected, the Federal Reserve (Fed) left the federal funds target range unchanged at 1.50% – 1.75%.

Snow days are a chance for kids to frolic outside building snowmen, having snowball fights and making snow angels. That often burns out quickly, leaving parents grasping for fun snow day activities that don’t involve a screen. Here are creative snow day activities to try that will keep kids active and entertained for a good while.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared why he is not turning bearish during the market drawdown on CNBC’s “Trading Nation.” Jeff explained how investors can find opportunities amid near-term volatility.

Life Insurance 101

Buying life insurance has always been a safety net for families to take care of loved ones after someone passes, making it an important investment. But what kind of life insurance do you need? Do you choose term life or whole life? What’s the difference?

The dept consolidation ads on TV sound fancy and can seem like a life preserver when someone is drowning in debt. However, it is important to know what debt consolidation actually is before signing up for it, and to know what it can and cannot fix.

Working from home is far more complicated than getting paid to “sit around all day”. In fact, there are many remote workers who have let their work life take over their home. It is important to set some boundaries to prevent your work life from creeping into your family life. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to be if you follow these few simple rules of working from home.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights we cover December U.S. Housing Market Data, the coronavirus from central China but spreading elsewhere, and manufacturing data both domestic and abroad. In our Chart of the Week, we highlight the increasing level of outstanding U.S. Government debt and expected issuance of 20-year U.S. Treasury bonds. Finally, we highlight the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet and the recent liquidity injections potential impact on asset prices.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (“BMT”), announced today that effective January 1, 2020, the former Lau Associates now operates within Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management, a division of BMT. Lau Associates had operated as a separate subsidiary of BMBC since its acquisition in July of 2008.

Salt, ice melt, and other chemicals are great for safety, but they can take a toll on the vehicle itself. Add to that the natural hazards of extreme cold, snow, ice and the rest, it’s best to take the initiative to keep the car protected from the ravages of winter.

Do I Really Need a Will?

It is unfortunate but true that many, if not most, people have either been involved with or known someone who was involved in a bitter dispute with a sibling or parent after the death of a loved one. Properly drawing up a will is something everyone ought to consider.

CNBC welcomed Bryn Mawr Trust Chief Investment Officer Jeff Mills on “Power Lunch” to hear how he is helping clients stay focused on their long-term investment strategies. Jeff also discussed investor sentiment as the market continues to make new highs.

Whether a child has moved into a new stage of life, the cartoon characters have become passé, or it’s just time to shake things up, remodeling a child’s room can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be one that breaks the bank.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his insight on the housing market on CNBC’s “Fast Money” show. Jeff explained why he sees affordability as a tailwind for the sector and where demand lies in the market.

Now is the perfect time when it comes to tasty desserts. And why not? When it is cold and snowy outside, something warm and yummy is just the ticket. Here are a few options that may be new to sweeten the season. These are easy and can be made in less than an hour.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today reported net income of $16.4 million, or $0.81 diluted earnings per share for the three months ended December 31, 2019, as compared to net income of $16.4 million, or $0.81 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended September 30, 2019, and $17.1 million, or $0.84 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2018.

After the holiday season, you might want to lay low and rebuild your savings, but that doesn’t mean that trips have to be off the table altogether. With some smart planning and budgeting, you can enjoy a quick getaway without breaking the bank.

In light of the phase-one trade deal execution, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange”. During the segment, Jeff illustrated why he doesn’t anticipate drastic changes in the market as a result.

We’ve all seen vehicles on the road covered in snow, with the snow blowing off as they travel. If you haven’t been given enough reasons to take the few minutes required to clear your vehicle of snow and ice before pulling out of your parking spot, here are a few that are important to consider.

Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT) announced today that Lindsay Saling was named senior vice president and Director of Retail Banking. She focuses on the oversight of the institution’s retail delivery channels and servicing of all products and services offered to the customers banking through our retail locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Northern Delaware.

Many people see investing as the mystical key to wealth, but at the same time, too complicated for the average investor and requiring a lot of extra income to do successfully. This is not the case. Investing can be complicated, but it does not need to be, and it certainly is not only for the super-rich.

In this week’s Monday Market Insights we cover the December Employment Report, the conflict with Iran, and whether or not Energy stocks can finally outperform. In our Chart of the Week, we present evidence of global growth improving, which we think will have important implications for market positioning. Finally, we highlight an interesting tool used to pinpoint the beginning and end economic recessions.

Each year, Martin Luther King Day inspires thousands of people to serve others in ways ranging from providing meals and improving the environment to sparking discussions about equality or just helping their neighbors. How can you mark the holiday as more than just a day off work or school?

After the release of the December jobs report, NBCNews.com consulted Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, about the slowing wage growth. Based on these numbers, Jeff explained why he anticipates the Federal Reserve will maintain an accommodative stance to monetary policy in the upcoming year.

Pet Safety in the Winter

Are you aware that cold weather can pose serious threats to your pets’ health? Cold weather brings about dangerous scenarios and may worsen medical conditions. Make sure to familiarize yourself with the rules of wintertime pet safety before the chill truly sets in.

In light of recent geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC live to share his outlook for oil and why he believes the U.S. dollar is playing a key role in short-term stock momentum.

In the modern Gig Economy, freelancers and independent contractors may have more flexibility, but their jobs typically don’t come with built-in retirement plans. For those in the gig economy, here’s how you can plan for retirement.

From rare coins to furs, baseball cards to priceless figurines or dolls, collectibles come in all shapes and sizes. One thing they all have in common, however, is the need for personal insurance specifically made for collectibles.

Looking ahead to 2020, we would still say, “it ain’t over”. Since the Financial Crisis, the average annual price return of the S&P 500 has been 12.7% (2010- 2019) compared to the long-term average of 7.3% (1929 – 2019). The persistence of above-average stock market performance, combined with the fact that July of 2019 marked the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, has some investors convinced that the end must be near.

Jeffrey Mills, Chief Investment Officer at BMT Wealth Management, discusses issues that are most likely to impact financial markets as we start the new year. Topics range from the U.S. Presidential Election to the most attractive areas of the stock market. Perhaps most critical is the view that a recession will not occur in 2020.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (“BMT”), expects to report fourth quarter 2019 financial results after markets close on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Everyone wants to stick to their New Year’s resolutions, but oftentimes we need a little help. Lucky for us, help can be downloaded! Here are five apps that can help with the most common New Year’s resolutions for a victorious 2020.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) announced today a new $30 million pledge to fund loans to low-and moderate-income households and loan in low- and moderate-income areas in 2020 through their Neighborhood Opportunity Program (NOP).

Most people would like to find a way to step away from toxic chemicals for cleaning, and these simple ingredients might just be the solution. With a few tweaks, any house can be scrubbed and shined without leaving behind any hazardous pollutants.

New Year, New Coverage

Every year, people type out their New Year’s resolutions with goals to start a new workout routine, cut down on spending, or spend more time off their screens. But one resolution that individuals could get behind is reviewing their personal insurance coverage.

As we transition into 2020, Jeff Mills, Bryn Mawr Trust’s Chief Investment Officer, spoke with Bloomberg to share his analysis of year-end market activity.

This time of year, we all sit at the intersection of the past and present. Especially as an entire decade comes to a close, we are given the opportunity to think about what has been accomplished, what we have learned, and what we hope for in the years ahead. As it relates to financial markets, the 2010s ended with a bang.

Credit card debt continues to grow in America. A popular way to get out of debt faster is by using a debt consolidation loan. There are many different types of debt consolidation and debt management plans. What option might be best for you?

Just about everyone has a story of setting an ambitious New Year’s resolution and then abandoning it by February or March. Whether you’re hoping to get in shape or improve your career, there are a few strategies you can employ to increase the chance of sticking with your goals.

Before searching for a home, it is wise and financially responsible to prepare and determine what is affordable. There are 3 important items that a potential mortgage lender should consider before applying for a mortgage.

With 2019 winding down, there’s plenty to prepare for heading into 2020. Now is the perfect time to make some easy tax moves to help lower your tax bill and possibly increase your tax refund when you get everything filed away.

Through some preventative measures and understanding the potential risks, your holiday season can be safe and sound. Now is the best time to review your homeowners insurance coverage while also making a proactive outline of how you can get ahead of costly holiday claims.

In her first solo podcast, BMT senior vice president and director of tax services Jennifer Marshall reports on updates provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the 2019 tax year. Jen discusses tax form updates, IRS-highlighted compliance audit programs, state and local tax credits, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

It is bonus season! If you’re lucky enough to even ask yourself the question, you may soon be wondering if you should spend or save. Here are some tips to help you decide what to do.

U.S. News & World Report featured Jim Egan, Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking and Senior Vice President at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert insight on how to manage real estate investments amid a recession.

Did your mom always remind you to write thank you notes? It’s good advice, even if it sometimes goes unheeded. Certain situations and people deserve a “thank you”, and there are ways to make the gift thoughtful and fun instead of just an awkward letter.

Reuters turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert analysis of market activity among U.S. Treasury yields and recent employment data.

Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC), announced today that Mike Stevens has joined the company as senior vice president and commercial banking team lead. His team focuses on a geography stretching from the state of Delaware into Southern Pennsylvania including Berks, Chester, Dauphin, Lancaster, and Montgomery counties.

Everyone’s been a guest in a bad situation, when all you want is to go home. No one wants to bring that upon someone else! Here are a few things that can be done to make sure the house is ready for guests, and that you gain a reputation as a gracious host.

It’s time to assess what’s working in your business and make plans for continued success and growth. No matter what planning system or strategy you’re planning to use, there are some tips to help you through the process.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s Fast Money to share his thoughts on the company’s recent problems and what that might mean for the stock going forward.

It can be intimidating to throw a party that consists of more than the same old people having the same old conversations. Here are some ways to help transform the house into Holiday Party Central.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC to discuss his interpretation of the Phase One trade deal and its impact on his 2020 market outlook.

There are a number of reasons why someone’s insurance may need to be freshened up. From paying off loans, to moving to a new home, to looking for lower rates, consumers can benefit by shopping for new insurance quotes.

Following the announcement of a phase one trade agreement with China, NBCNews.com spoke with Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, about the various challenges impeding progress in trade negotiations.

As fun as it is to dream of decorating the grand entrance hall of our new mansion for the holidays, reality is often smaller than that. But even in a small space like an apartment or sublet, it’s possible to make a seasonal impression.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on December 11, 2019, the last meeting of the year. After three consecutive meetings concluding with an interest rate cut, the Fed left the federal funds target range unchanged at 1.50% – 1.75%. The Fed is expected to remain on hold in 2020 based on the revised Summary of Economic Projections. Jim discusses the Fed’s current economic outlook as well as monetary policy in a low inflationary environment.

With the phase one trade deal at the top of investors’ minds, CNBC.com turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his analysis of corresponding activity in the equity markets.

The season of gift-giving is almost upon us! Gift cards seem like a great option, but there are perhaps a few drawbacks, too. Weigh these pros and cons before making a decision.

Reuters consulted Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert analysis of the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold interest rates steady. Jim explained that the Federal Reserve appears to be on hold for the near term.

Frozen snowscapes are beautiful, but snow and ice affect the house and the car, too. It is best to know what to do in case of an emergency, so that a snow day remains a fun memory, and not a family disaster.

When Refi Isn’t Right

Refinancing while rates are low can be quite tempting, but it’s not always the smartest choice. Before calling up your mortgage lender, consider these reasons why putting your refinance plans on hold may be a better move.

Enough Positive Signs Amid Mixed Economic Data to Push Stocks Higher: Equity markets started December on a negative note (-1.51%) as investors sold risk assets during the first two trading sessions. The move lower proved to be short-lived, but it was driven by worrisome trade headlines and disappointing manufacturing data provided by the Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI).

Even though we’re barely stepping into the cooler months and getting prepared for everything from Christmas to blizzards to making sure our pipes don’t freeze up, it’s the perfect time to get prepared for spring remodeling.

As 2019 comes to a close, Bloomberg turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for insight on the year’s stock market performance. While a five percent pullback is still in the cards, Jeff explained he doesn’t expect an immediate end to the current bull market.

While no one should go about the holidays thinking that something bad is destined to happen to their new gifts, it’s important to know what’s covered under certain insurance options and how items can be protected from loss and damage.

There is nothing quite like the ambiance that a fireplace can create, with family gathered around to appreciate its warmth and pleasing light. Of course, an open fire is dangerous, so keep these tips in mind before you light the logs.

Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, shared his take on recent activity in the treasury markets with Reuters and explained why he anticipates uncertainty to linger for investors in the foreseeable future.

Stocks Push Higher as Economic Data Firms; Has Santa Come Early for Equity Investors?Last week, U.S. economic growth was revised modestly higher in the third quarter from an annualized rate of 1.9% to 2.1%. The upward revision was driven partly by healthy consumer spending as well as business inventory accumulation.

Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Wealth Management at Bryn Mawr Trust, authored an article for MarketWatch on how to teach adult children about finance. Jen recommended a variety of methods to prepare young adults for realities like the importance of credit scores and learning to negotiate your salary early on in your career.

Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of Wealth Management at Bryn Mawr Trust, authored an article for MarketWatch on how to teach adult children about finance. Jen recommended a variety of methods to prepare young adults for realities like the importance of credit scores and learning to negotiate your salary early on in your career.

S&P 500 Marks Time After Recent Advance; Trade & U.S. Economy Remain the Focus: The S&P 500 Index was unable to add to its streak of six consecutive weekly gains, as it finished with a modest loss of -0.29% for the five-day period just ended. Equities arguably deserved a breather after the advance registered during the recent run up. With the modest setback, the S&P 500 has returned +26.3% year-to-date.

CNBC turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his insight on the market rally. Jeff explained how investor sentiment surrounding trade issues has played a role in driving recent activity.

After the S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq hit all-time highs, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s Trading Nation to discuss the current state of the market and trends he’s watching moving forward. Jeff explained why it’s important for investors to remain fully invested despite any short-term pullbacks in the market.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, appeared live on CNBC’s Fast Money segment to take a look back at what’s led to recent all-time market highs. Jeff shared which areas of the market he believes have room to run well into 2020.

As recession concerns continue to mount, U.S. News & World Report featured Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert advice on how to construct fixed-income investments during an economic downturn. He outlined key ways to manage risk, including utilizing a barbell approach when incorporating corporate issuers within the bond portfolio.

In honor of National Philanthropy Day, Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), a subsidiary of Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (BMBC) (NASDAQ: BMTC), announced it has partnered with Philanthropi, the first impact-driven giving platform that provides both individual and aggregated views across all acts of philanthropy. 

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Bloomberg for his take on how the market is reacting to doubts of a potential trade resolution for the U.S. and China. Although Jeff still sees a positive path, there is the possibility of intermittent setbacks.

Rates are Rising and The Yield Curve “Un-Inverts”… What’s the Message? Higher rates have been grabbing market headlines of late. Since the beginning of November, the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has risen from 1.69% to 1.93%. On a percentage change basis, this is a 15% move in a week — not insignificant.  Should equity investors be concerned?

Paul Gaudio, Wealth Planning Strategist at Bryn Mawr Trust’s Princeton-based Wealth Specialty office, spoke with Kiplinger about strategies for trimming your tax bill at year-end. Paul explained how deferring income and accelerating deductions can help investors to steer clear of potential underpayment penalties.

Amid the news of a pending U.S.-China phase one trade deal, Jeff Mills, Bryn Mawr Trust’s Chief Investment Officer, joined CNBC’s “Power Lunch” to discuss his market expectations moving into 2020. Jeff explained how interest rates and trade news could contribute to a cyclical rotation in the market.

This Thanksgiving, why not shake it up a little? Don’t just be thankful, give someone else a reason to be thankful, too. Here are 10 ways to pay it forward this Thanksgiving season.

The Associated Press turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his interpretation of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. Jeff illustrated why each side has reason to strike a deal and how that leads him to be optimistic about a positive outcome.

With a busy schedule, it’s easy to resort to fast food or skipping meals altogether. Prepping meals ahead of time is a great way to skip the drive-thru and control what to eat. By taking a little time to plan, meal prep can save you time and money.

Are robot vacuums really worth the hype? Can they replace cleaning services? Are cleaning services really needed? Let’s dive into qualities of both to see which is right for you.

Stocks Reach New Highs as Key Economic Data Signals Stability. Last week we received important data linked to the labor market and the manufacturing sectors. Slowing jobs growth and weakening global manufacturing have been widely cited by market-bears as key evidence that record stock market highs would be short-lived. Recent economic data supports a different, less negative, forecast. 

Benzinga featured Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, on the PreMarket Prep radio show to hear how he’s positioning client portfolios through year-end. Jeff explained why it’s important for investors to be patient at this point in the economic cycle and what he’s keeping his eye on as we head into 2020, including the Fed’s next course of action.

College can be fun, but it’s also hard work. Midterms in particular can be one of the most stressful and lonely times for a college student on a limited budget. Care packages are the perfect opportunity to send a little love.

BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox and Jennifer Marshall, senior vice president and director of tax services at BMT, discuss the time-sensitive topic of Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017. This is a follow-up episode on a closely watched topic that, until recently, was in need of definitive IRS regulations.

U.S. News & World Report turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for an in-depth look at money market mutual funds. Jim discussed why the SEC implemented guidelines to increase transparency in these funds and that it is always helpful for investors to carefully review the reforms associated with each fund.

Finally, a day off of work! Make a day off feel special and recharge, rejuvenate, and replenish yourself while getting the most out of it. Here are some personal ways to make the most of a day off.

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on October 30, 2019. As expected, the federal funds target range was cut by 25 basis points – the third cut in as many FOMC meetings. Chairman Powell’s post-meeting comments indicated that the U.S. economy is in a good position while monetary policy remains somewhat accommodative. Jim also discusses the low inflationary environment and the unlikely scenario that the Federal Reserve resorts back to raising interest rates again in the near term.

After the Federal Reserve announced the third interest rate cut of a quarter point in 2019, Bloomberg consulted Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for insight on this decision. Jeff explained that the Federal Reserve is working to moderate the market’s expectations.

Purchasing a home, especially for first time homebuyers, is an exciting time in life. Style, location, and budget all are at the forefront of every buyer’s mind. However, even for couples who don’t have children, considering schools when purchasing a home is also important.

BMT celebrated women’s health in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The effort, launched internally earlier this month, was meant to increase awareness about the importance of early detection and acknowledging and supporting individuals and families affected by breast cancer.

With just a few months until the holiday season begins, it is still not too late to start building a solid emergency fund. New tires, unexpected medical expenses, and plumbing issues are just a few of the reasons to build an emergency fund. So, what can you do to quickly save between $1,000 (minimal) to 3-6 months of expenses (optimal)?

For the week, the S&P 500 registered a return of just over 1.2%, with notable gains starting and ending the week. The advance on Friday was aided by news that headway had been made on specific trade issues with China.U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with China’s Vice Premier on Friday. Afterward, they released a statement saying the two sides were finalizing portions of what would be phase one of the agreement.

Freak accidental deaths may sound like something made up, but they’re unfortunately all too real. To better understand what can be protected, here is a list of freak deaths that have actually happened and can be covered against with term life insurance.

6 Halloween Safety Tips

Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house are all fun activities that are unique to this time of year. But there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. To help ensure adults and children have a safe holiday, strictly follow these proven safety tips.

BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox and Steve Klammer, senior vice president and director of wealth advisory services at BMT, sit down for a wide-ranging discussion on estate planning when facing a divorce. They broach such sensitive areas as planning for incapacity and death; updating of documents; beneficiary and fiduciary considerations; choosing your professional team; and potential impacts to retirement, insurance, and cash flow.

While home alarm systems have been helpful in notifying police, today’s home security technology is helping to provide even more protection and prevention. Here are five high-tech home security gadgets that can keep your family, home, and everything inside safe and sound.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, served as a guest host on Yahoo! Finance to weigh in on how major geopolitical events are impacting financial markets. 

Paying debt and saving money are both very important financial goals. You may need to assess your financial situation and how you can tweak your savings and debt-payments to move your goals forward in each area.

Traditionally, people shopping for a first home or a new home wait until a large number of homes go on the market in spring and then sell before summer. However, there are 10 reasons you should start house hunting in the fall. 

According to Harvard Business Review, one in five employees is at risk for burnout at the workplace. However, if an employee feels that they are on the way to a crash and burn, there are a few ways to stop getting burned out at work.

Although horror movies aren’t always met with the highest of critical regard, if you’re looking for some Halloween flick movie recommendations, here are the top 10 grossing horror movies of all time, sure to be a hit at your Halloween get-together.

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today reported net income of $16.4 million, or $0.81 diluted earnings per share for the three months ended September 30, 2019, as compared to net income of $15.8 million, or $0.78 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended June 30, 2019, and $16.7 million, or $0.82 diluted earnings per share, for the three months ended September 30, 2018.

Whether you’re putting on a large Broadway production or a small community theater show with limited resources, the performing arts in general come with a wide range of risks to look out for. If you run a performing arts operation of any kind, it’s important to understand the risks and claims that are present as well as how to protect your company with performing arts insurance.

With earnings season in full swing, Bloomberg turned to Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his expert market analysis. Jeff explained why he doesn’t expect upcoming earnings reports to elicit major market movements.

Amid a particularly complex global economic and political backdrop, Jeffrey Mills, Chief Investment Officer at BMT Wealth Management, tackles a number of the most pressing topics for investors. There is something for everyone in this podcast, as the discussion ranges from the practical considerations of how to invest new cash, to more complex topics like forecasting the next recession and the U.S. national debt.

Packing school lunches for your kids that they want to eat and will give them nutritional value is not always an easy task. Consider these tips when packing a nutritious lunch that your children will look forward to eating and you’ll feel good about giving them.

Amid a particularly complex global economic and political backdrop, this quarter we tackle ten of the most pressing topics for investors.  There is likely something for everyone is this piece, as we cover everything from the practical considerations of how to invest new cash, to more esoteric topics like negative interest rates and the U.S. national debt.

Roof maintenance or replacement is a necessary part of home ownership. It can be time-consuming and frustrating, but with preventative maintenance, most homeowners can stay ahead of any problems they may have with their roof.

CNBC’s “Trading Nation” featured Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, on a recent segment covering the latest market activity. Jeff shared his outlook for the remainder of 2019 and explained why he may take a more defensive stance through year-end.

Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, discussed President Trump’s proposed trade deal with China and the market surge that followed on CNBC’s “Fast Money”. Jeff illustrated the importance of maintaining a broader view on all trade deals, including the ratification of NAFTA 2.0, when looking ahead at activity through year-end.

Fall is a great time to take care of basic home maintenance that will help you prevent damage to your property while also avoiding insurance claims. Here are some simple ways to protect your home from seasonal damage!

The S&P 500 Index closed out the first three quarters of the year on Monday with a year-to-date advance of 20.6%, registering its best showing over the first nine months of a year since 1997. A flurry of economic releases created a great deal of volatility over the week, but little in the way of meaningful damage to stock investors. While the S&P 500 closed down for its third consecutive week, the loss was held to a negligible -0.3%.

With many people juggling work, home, and social obligations, self-care often takes a back burner. Following these 5 simple habits will make the balance between physical, mental, and even emotional well-being will make life a little easier.

There are several fire safety tips that every homeowner should be aware of when owning a home.

Creating the perfect elevator pitch can be tricky, so sticking to a tried and true formula can help a person go from just standing in line at the grocery store to landing a job interview with the perfect company.

Stocks stumble on political headlines, but likely remain resilient given subdued investor sentiment: U.S. stocks were down for the second week in a row as mixed trade headlines and impeachment concerns further slowed the market’s upward momentum. Encouragingly, even as stocks approached all-time highs earlier in the month, investors remained skeptical as evidenced by numerous survey-based measures as well as defensive fund flows.

Amid the government’s considerations to restrict U.S. investments in China, Jeff Mills, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s “Fast Money” to discuss possible implications for the market. Jeff also explained how this decision could impact investors who receive international exposure via broad market indices.

Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of BMT Wealth Management, is joined by Elizabeth B. Wagner, BMT’s Director of Institutional Wealth Management, to discuss trends in philanthropic giving, especially the use of donor advised funds and private foundation vehicles. They discuss the differences between the two models as well as considerations – goals, timing, transfer of family values and other issues – when deciding to organize your giving.

It is never too early to teach children or grandchildren about saving money. Starting as early as preschool, even the youngest child can learn the basics of saving money.

For anyone who has ever looked for a new abode, the cost of purchasing a home can range drastically from neighborhood to neighborhood and from state to state. Here is a simple list of states with their average home prices (AHP) and cost per square (CPS) foot for each state.

We live in a time where entrepreneurship is praised and people are starting businesses with not just their spouses, but their entire families—even their children! Here are a few business ideas that can be started with your children and can teach them viable skills for the future.

In short, we obtained no new information that resulted in a material shift in our outlook. The concerns that drove volatility back in August 2019 (i.e. United States/China trade escalation and rapidly falling interest rates) appear to have stabilized, a least for the moment. The lynchpin for this expansion has arguably been the resilience of the U.S. consumer, which is showing no visible signs of weakening.

The tiny house wave has hit America hard, and those who choose to live the tiny lifestyle want to save money, cut their carbon footprint, and are fine living in less than 400 square feet. Is it right for you?

With the holidays looming in the near future, there always seems to be a large jump in price for airline tickets. Questions such as when is the best time to buy a ticket to deciding whether to drive or fly can be stressful, not only to the psyche but the wallet as well. But what is the best way to budget for traveling for the upcoming holidays?

Jim Barnes, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income at BMT Wealth Management, discusses the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded on September 18. As expected, the federal funds target rate was cut by 25 basis points. Chairman Powell acknowledged in the post-FOMC meeting news conference that the underlying strength of the U.S. economy remained very favorable although trade policy uncertainty as well as weak economic growth trends overseas were potential risks to the Committee’s mostly positive outlook for the U.S. economy.

Starting a business with your significant other might be the ideal situation for some couples. While it may seem like a bad idea to others, there are some couples that make excellent business partners. Here are some of the best businesses that you can start with your significant other.

What is the real cost of paper vs plastic? Depending on how you define “cost”, the answer varies.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its eighth consecutive daily gain last Friday, September 13, 2019 and ended the week up +1.65%. Investor risk aversion subsided throughout the week as positive U.S. economic data and easing trade tensions contributed to positive equity performance across major equity indices.

Food trucks are currently trending and show no signs of slowing down. Interested in starting your own food truck? Here are the most important things to take care of.

In an urban setting, an oasis can be hard to find. But what if this area was right in your backyard? With these 5 handy tips, you can turn your own backyard into an urban oasis.

Starting a nonprofit to serve a community is a common dream among many individuals. However, doing so involves many factors and takes a lot of dedication.

Apartments range widely in style, price, location, and amenities. Here is a breakdown of the cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in these major U.S. cities.

Ernie Cecilia, Chief Investment Officer Emeritus at Bryn Mawr Trust, joined Fox Business’ “The Claman Countdown” to share his insight on the current state of the markets and the consumer’s role in shaping our economy.

In order to run a successful business, learning how to prioritize is a vital skill. Here are three tips on how to prioritize the decision-making process to make the most of your time in order to grow your business.

It no longer takes money to make money. College students can start investing with pocket change and putting their time to good use. The earlier you start investing, the more time your investments have to grow. Don’t let a lack of investing expertise keep you out of the market!

As a patriotic symbol of our country, the American flag should be respected and honored when displayed. There are several guidelines for displaying and disposing of the American flag.

As the yield curve continues to invert, Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, spoke with Reuters to share what this means for fixed income investors. Jim explained how ongoing trade tensions are playing a role in today’s bond market activity.

Unique vehicles require special auto coverage. A classic, custom, collectible or antique car requires insurance that reflects your vehicle’s uniqueness and value. If you own a show car, it is in your best interest to learn about the kind of policy you need.

During the summer, retailers have already kicked off back-to-school season. Back-to-school shopping is the second busiest time of year for retailers after the Christmas season, and stores have already started setting up their school displays. Implement certain buying strategies to get everything on your list without breaking the bank.

Global Manufacturing Weakness Persists: Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) figures released last Thursday, August 22, 2019, based on survey responses compiled by IHS Markit Group, revealed further weakness in the global manufacturing sector. The heavily export-driven German economy, which posted a slight decline in real GDP growth in the second quarter of 2019, was the negative outlier in terms of PMI readings.

Moving away from home into a dorm room can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. However, college students don’t have to live in bland surroundings while furthering their education. In fact, for less than $500, any student can turn their blah dorm room into a tricked-out space that is stylish and shows off one’s personality.

With over 30 states in the U.S. suffering from some level of drought in the last decade, trends have turned to landscaping that uses less water or are completely water-free. Depending on where you live in the country, the need for water can vary greatly. Here are 6 landscaping ideas that don’t require any water and can improve the look of your home’s exterior.

It no longer takes money to make money. College students can start investing with pocket change and putting their time to good use. The earlier you start investing, the more time your investments have to grow. Don’t let a lack of investing expertise keep you out of the market!

There really is no need for a massive budget to effectively market your small business. Connect with the target audience through email and social media and use your newly found SEO keyword knowledge to get potential customers to your fabulous website.

Economic Data: Volatility is Picking Up: Volatility in the equity markets has certainly picked up in August as investors consider the likelihood of a global economic recession. This past week, economic data out of China and Germany provided further evidence that global economic growth is slowing while the U.S. consumer continues to be a bright spot for the U.S. economy.

Bryn Mawr, Pa., August 19, 2019 – Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC), announced today that Jeffrey Mills has joined their wealth division as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Mills reports directly to Jennifer Dempsey Fox, President of BMT Wealth Management, and will maintain an office at the firm’s new Berwyn, Pa. location beginning September 16, 2019.

While social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter focus primarily on connecting users with friends and family, Instagram is fast becoming the choice social media platforms for users. The eye-catching platform used by Instagram engages users by relying heavily on stimulating visual elements. With over 1 billion active Instagram users monthly, it is no wonder that businesses have turned to Instagram as a very useful marketing tool.

BMT announced today that Ernest E. Cecilia, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for BMT Wealth Management, will retire on December 31, 2019. Mr. Cecilia will consult with BMT through the end of 2020, ensuring continuity of the transition.

U.S. News & World Report turned to Jim Barnes, Director of Fixed Income at Bryn Mawr Trust, for his current evaluation of the municipal bond market. Considering the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate cut and the tax advantages associated with municipal bonds, Jim expects investor demand will continue for the remainder of 2019.

Edward will focus on developing and overseeing BMT’s ongoing relationships with clients and managing the delivery of wealth management services using his broad-based fiduciary knowledge and experience, in addition to bank resources, to identify opportunities for relationship enhancement.

Do you like to grill? Then focus on an area dedicated to grilling and eating. Rather kick back and watch the football game with a cold one? Then focus on an entertainment area complete with a cooler for beverages. How about a pizza fanatic? Then focus on an Italian style pizzeria complete with a pizza oven.

Many parents wonder if they should give their children an allowance. An allowance for kids helps when they begin to do more independent activities. It can be a wonderful opportunity for a child to learn financial decision making, saving, budgeting, and money management – lessons that many high school graduates say they wish had been taught more in school.

Ernie Cecilia, Chief Investment Officer of Bryn Mawr Trust, joined CNBC’s Power Lunch to discuss recent economic activity. While favoring domestic stocks with more reasonable valuations, BMT is keeping a close eye on trade discussions and market volatility for clients.

When running a business, you may be considering certain types of insurance to keep your operations, finances, and employees safe. Things like fire insurance, property damage coverage, and maybe even auto policies for business cars may first come to mind. But have you considered kidnap and ransom coverage?

BMT announced today that John M. Bonvetti, Jr., CFP®, has joined the wealth division as a Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor. Mr. Bonvetti reports directly to Mark Bradford, Wealth Director at BMT’s new Berwyn, Pa. location.

Bloomberg turned to Ernie Cecilia, Chief Investment Officer at Bryn Mawr Trust, for insight on the rebound of the S&P 500 following recent bouts of volatility and why he doesn’t expect the volatility to subside overnight.

BMT Wealth Management President Jennifer Dempsey Fox sits down with Neil Orechiwsky, senior vice president and Managing Director of Capital Markets at Bryn Mawr Trust. Neil and Jen give a primer on interest rate swaps, a product used to mitigate risk and used often in conjunction with other banking products and services. Listen in as they discuss “swaps” in terms of rate hedging, risk management, foreign exchange risk management, credit portfolios, and more.

All winter long, bundled up people have been dreaming of sitting outside in the warm sunshine with shorts and t-shirts with a tall icy beverage in hand soaking in the sun’s rays. Now that summer is here, you may notice that the back yard is, well let’s face it, a little bare. Let’s turn that outdoor living space into your own piece of paradise.