Friday Financial Tip from Glen Wood 

    The Action News “Friday Financial Tip” features financial expert Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc. The firm, known in the Greater Binghamton community for its “Advice with Integrity,” has offices located at The Chenango Commons Golf Course in Binghamton, Gateway Plaza in Ithaca and Sherburne, NY..

    With nearly 30 years of providing investment advice, Glen presents our viewers with a wide array of pertinent financial information. Regardless of the financial topic, Glen assists our viewers and his personal clients in understanding their options.

    Glen is also a tenured Professor and Coordinator of the “Financial Services Degree” program at SUNY Broome. He teaches coursework in financial planning and investment analysis as well as the required pre-licensing courses within the insurance and securities industry. Glen’s distinguished teaching talent has been recognized by the Chancellor of The State University of New York in the form of the prestigious “Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching”.

    You can reach him with questions at 607-648-2400 or email.
    Or visit The Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc. website.

    Glen Wood is licensed to discuss and transact securities business with residents of the following states:

    AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA. WA.

    Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC.


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