Jerry’s Blog

John D

Posted: January 5, 2018 at 6:51 pm

John D, Mr. A14 It was 2004. John D, now well into his 80’s, welcomed Angelo B officially into the Old Guard. John’s warm welcome was like an embrace from an old friend that you hadn’t seen in years. If Angelo had any doubts or misgivings about joining the Old Guard they had quickly dissolved. […]


Why Not Just Buy Index Funds?

Posted: January 4, 2018 at 6:51 pm

Recently I got this question from a client. He probably read that index funds are cheap (true) and passively managed index funds probably beat most actively managed funds over the long-run (also true). Most people have probably heard about the colossal index fund manufacturer Vanguard Funds and its founder John Bogle. To his credit index […]


Christmas Gift

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Christmas Gift The 8 Year Opportunity Our firm’s motto is “It’s not What You Make It’s What You Keep that Counts.” While most other advisers would like to talk to you about how to make more money on the money that you have we would rather have a different conversation with you: 1) How to […]


Why Dance?

Posted: November 27, 2017 at 2:59 pm

Why Dance? Emily Tang is one of our team members at Iacangelo Financial Group. She teaches at the Arthur Murray Studio on Broad Street in Red Bank and gives private lessons. You are welcome to join us at our Holiday Dance Party on Sunday December 3 from 2-5 pm at the Joy2Dance Studio, 178 US-206, […]


Why China? Part II

Posted: April 24, 2017 at 3:12 pm

China: Getting there and Driving to my Destination  Flying to a major city in China is remarkably easy.  I flew straight to Shanghai from Newark. The first question I get from people is “How long is the flight?”  My answer: “Only 14 hours!”  Does that fact alone stop people from visiting one of the most […]


Why China? Part I

Posted: April 7, 2017 at 6:07 pm

This will begin a series of articles on my recent trip to China in February during their 2017 New Year’s Celebration Week. To call it a vacation would be a misnomer.  Adventure, discovery, and immersion in local culture and customs was more like it.  I spent a total of 17 days in China with most […]


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