Monday, February 11, 2019

SEC dominates 2019 College Football Recruiting

The SEC just had best recruiting year in the history of the conference

About the author: Joseph Grund is an Associate Manager & Managing Director, with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Palm Bach Gardens, Florida.



According to Rivals.com Georgia, Alabama, and LSU finished with the top 3 recruiting classes.  The SEC Also finished with 5 of the Top 10 and 7 of the Top 12 Classes.

Georgia 
The Georgia Bulldog’s football program signed 24 players in the Class of 2019, and finished with the top-ranked class in the country, according to Rivals.com.  The class included 3 FIVE STAR players and 15 FOUR STAR players. Kirby Smart's fourth recruiting class was his best yet and should put Georgia in position to compete for the next several BCS Titles.

Alabama


The Crimson Tide program signed 27 players this year.  The class included 3 FIVE STAR players and 21 FOUR STAR players. Nick Saban signed the deepest class in the nation, and even though they were ranked #2 by Rivals, this class could arguably be considered the best. The average ranking for the 27 member class was an incredible 4 stars, which is virtually unheard of for a class that large.

LSU
The LSU Tigers finished with the nations 3rd ranked class.  Coach Ogeron signed 25 players, including 4 FIVE STAR players and 9 FOUR STAR players. Coach Ogeron was hired because he could recruit and he got the job done in 2019. 

The Others
Texas A&M finished 6th
Florida finishd 8th
Tennessee finished 12th
Auburn finished 13th

Sleeping Giant
Some of the top players in this class defected from South Florida, but with Manny Diaz now in charge of the Miami Hurricane Football Program, watch for the Hurricanes to re-emerge as a recruiting force. They currently have the #3 class for 2020 and the #1 class for 2021.


Monday, October 1, 2018

The Best Football Players in Miami Hurricanes History


Joseph Grund, a financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial Services, enjoys spending free time watching college football. Although a graduate of Yale University, Joseph Grund counts himself a fan of the Miami Hurricanes. 

Many talented athletes have played for the Hurricanes, a program with rich history. The best of these include:

Warren Sapp

This dominant defensive lineman led a 1994 Hurricane defense that finished first in the nation in several categories, including total defense. In the same year, Sapp became the first Miami player to win the Lombardi Award, taking home several other honors in the process.

Ed Reed

The 2001 Hurricanes are considered by some to be the greatest college football team ever, and Ed Reed was their best player. In his four years at Miami, the safety set records for interceptions and interceptions returned for touchdowns that still stand today.

Michael Irvin

Known for his brashness and confidence, Michael Irvin consistently backed up his behavior with outstanding efforts on the field. The Playmaker set numerous receiving records while at Miami, and was key to the Hurricanes winning the 1987 National Championship.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Ameriprise Advisor Joseph Grund Recieves Accredited Portfollio Management Advisor Designation

News Release: Joseph Grund Recieves APMA Designation

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - July 9, 2018 - Joseph Grund, APMA CRPC, a Private Wealth Advisor with Joseph Grund & Associates, a Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc in Palm Beach Gardens, FL recently received the Acredited Portfolio Management Advisor (APMA) Designation from the College of Financial Planning.  Individuals who hold the APMA designation have completed a course of study encompassing client assessment and suitability, risk/return, investment objectives, bond and equity portfolios, modern portfolio theory and investor psychology.

As a Private Wealth Advisor, Grund provides financial advice that is anchored in a solid understanding of client needs and expectations, and provided in one-on-one relationships with his clients.  For more information, please contact Dawn Sherwood at 561-383-3616 or visit the Ameriprise Office at 11300 US Highway #1, Suite 600. & 501, Palm Beach Gardens, FL33408.

About Ameriprise Financial

At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more than 120 years.  With a network of 10,000 financial advisors and extensive asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of consumer financial needs.  For more information, wiser Ameriprise.com or Joseph Grund’s Website

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Joseph Grund Achieves Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor Status



Joseph Grund Achieves Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor Status

Joseph Grund in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida


Palm Beach Gardens, Florida –  August 20th, 2017 –  Joseph Grund, CRPC APMA, with Joseph Grund & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor.  Grund with an office in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is among the 13 percent of approximately 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors provide personalized client service and are dedicated to meeting the complex and unique financial needs of their clients. To become eligible for this status, advisors must be experienced in providing comprehensive financial planning and advice, complete specialized training and achieve superior business results.

As an Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor, Joseph Grund is focused on providing advice and financial solutions for clients with high asset levels.  He is knowledgeable on a variety of topics and strategies including retirement, tax and estate planning, insurance and asset management. Joseph Grund & Associates is located at 11300 US Highway #1, Suite 600 & 501, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  Grund has served the Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter area since 1993. For more information, please contact Dawn Sherwood at 561-383-3621.

About Ameriprise Financial
At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more than 120 years. With a network of 10,000 financial advisors and outstanding asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of consumer financial needs. For more information, visit ameriprise.com or Joseph's Website.



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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

JOSEPH GRUND COMMEMORATES 23 YEARS WITH AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL


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JOSEPH GRUND COMMEMORATES 23 YEARS WITH AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – June 14, 2017 –  Joseph Grund, a Managing Director & Associate Manager with Ameriprise Financial, recently celebrated 23 years with the company. Joe has served residents of the Palm Beach & Jupiter areas since 1993. His office is located at 11300 US Highway One, Suite 600 & 501, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33408.
As a Financial Advisor, Grund provides financial advice that is anchored in a solid understanding of client needs and expectations, and provided in one-on-one relationships with his clients. For more information, please contact Joseph Grund at 561-383-3616.  
At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for over 120 years. With outstanding asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities and a nationwide network of 10,000 financial advisors, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of individual and institutional investors’ financial needs. For more information, visit ameriprise.com or Joseph Grund’s AMERIPRISE Website.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Top 5 Las Vegas Restaurants according to Joseph Grund



Top 5 Las Vegas Restaurants according to Joseph Grund



Las Vegas Strip



Joseph Grund has spent more than 24 years as a financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.  His office is in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and he currently lives in Jupiter, Florida.  When he is not working,  Joseph Grund likes to travel around the country.  One of the places he likes to visit is Las Vegas, Nevada. Here is the list of Joe's favorite restaurants in Las Vegas.


1. Rao's- Rao' is located in Cesar's Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. The original Rao's restaurant opened in 1896 in New York.  Rao's is know for its authentic, southern Neapolitan Italian cooking. Try the Chicken Scarpiello, Steak Pizzaiola, and profiteroles for desert.


2.  Lavo- Located in the Venetian hotel, Lavo is know for it's gourmet Italian cuisine. Try the 16 oz. Kobe meatball, eighteen-inch lobster-scampi pizza, and Oreo zeppoles for dessert.


3. YardBird- Yardbird is housed at The Venetian Palazzo Resort & Casino in the heart of Las Vegas. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is the best place in Nevada for classic Southern Cooking. Favorites include Classic Buttermilk Biscuits. Chicken 'N' Watermelon 'N' Waffles. & Skillet Cornbread.


4. Morimoto- Morimoto is Las Vegas very first restaurant from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. The Japanese chef opened his restaurant at the MGM Grand. Top dishes include seared snapper with Thai curry and mussels, braised black cod with a ginger-soy reduction, and Morimoto’s famous Duck Duck Goose with duck meatball soup & duck confit fried rice.


5. Momofuku- David Chang arrives in Las Vegas with a menu that mirror's many of his Momofuku restaurants in the United States and Canada. Favorites include ramen from the Noodle Bar, fried chicken with caviar, & a great selection of his famous soup's.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The ACC Finishes the Season as the Unquestioned Top Conference in College Football

College Football's Top Conference is Clearly the ACC

By knocking off Alabama for the national title, Clemson did more than just win the Colege Football National Championship.  It sealed the deal on the ACC’s rise to prominance in college football, by supplanting the SEC as the best conference in the America.

Clemson's victory should not have come as a major surprise. The ACC was showing their dominance throughout the season.

The ACC's Record Against Power Five Opponents...

The ACC was the only conference to post a winning record (17-9) against Power Five opponents this Season.   The ACC finished 10-4 against the SEC, 6-2 against the Big Ten -- both league records for most wins against those conferences. Eleven ACC teams finished with a winning overall record, also a league record.




Bowl Dominance

The ACC finished with a 9-3 record this Bowl season while the SEC was fumbling and stumbling to a 5-6 record.  In five head-to-head matchups, the ACC went 4-1 against the SEC.

National Title

Clemson's victory last night, coupled with the points above, and the fact that the ACC was won two of the past 4 national titles, cement the fact that College Football has a new King Conference!!