• Women in Insurance and Financial Services

    The Main Street Group is proud to be the first corporate sponsor of the newly formed Central Virginia chapter of the Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS). We believe that the future of the financial services industry is in the hands of the women who are in it today and will be in it […]

  • Valentine's Day Luncheon, 2016

    Our heartfelt appreciation to Southerly at Southern Season Richmondfor a fantastic lunch and tasty tour. We love spending time with our clients in such a festive atmosphere. Happy Valentine’s Day to all!

  • The Close of 2015: A Letter from CEO Steve Crawford

    We started 2015 with ambitious goals and we have closed 2015 with the deep satisfaction that we’ve accomplished most of them. As I enter my 40th year in this business in 2016, and look back on the past 30 years since I founded The Main Street Group, I do not remember the details of those […]

  • Holiday Open House, 2015

    We had the privilege of closing out 2015 with another fantastic client event! We are blessed with the very best group of staff, clients, business partners, and friends. Thanks to all who came out to celebrate the season with us. Here’s to an even better 2016

  • 6 Ways to Fund a Working Mom’s Retirement

    “Americans—women especially—aren’t getting the message that they need to start saving for retirement with their very first job,” says personal finance columnist Liz Weston, author of Deal With Your Debt.     As a working mom, whole weeks may go by without the chance to sit down or even think. You’re managing a career, making decisions for your family, and caring for […]

  • 4 Lesser-Known Money Management Apps That Are Hidden Gems

    From your bank, to trendy restaurants, and even Major League Baseball parks, everybody has a handy smartphone loaded with apps that provide useful information and services. The latest statistics show that 51 percent of people in the United States are banking online, so it’s no surprise that the world of personal finance has spawned its […]

  • Client Event at Classics on the Green, 2015

    What a beautiful day it turned out to be at New Kent Winery for the 31st Annual Classics on the Green Wine Festival & Car Show! We tasted some amazing wine from local vendors, saw over 250 classic and modern British and European cars, and enjoyed the sweet sound of Susan Greenbaum as she sang the day away. […]

  • Congratulations, Nichole Buck Vanderslice

    Congratulations to our friend, Nichole Buck Vanderslice, for being featured on the cover of the Virginia Bar Association Journal.  She and three other independent attorneys were interviewed on the pros and cons of leaving a large and established firm to develop a solo practice.  “Nichole’s practice will flourish because she is simply so darn smart”, […]

  • Important Announcement

    Dear Client, We are excited to announce that on September 1, 2015, The Main Street Group will become its own Registered Investment Adviser (RIA). Your current Strategic Asset Management (SAM) account with LPL Financial will now be called a SWM (Strategic Wealth Management) account, but its account number will not change. The assets in the […]

  • Comments on Recent Market Volatility

    Please review this letter from LPL’s Chief Investment Officer, Burt White, reflecting his views on the recent market decline. Dear Valued Investor: August brings with it the end of summer, but in recent years, bouts of stock market volatility have been common. It is quite normal for stock prices to decline at some point almost every […]