You could say we’re obsessed with wealth management, but it’s really your financial success that drives us. Our approach is focused and customized – we combine our planning and investment expertise, with an intellectual honesty that demonstrates our commitment to helping our clients achieve their goals.
Our experienced advisor team has over 20 years of experience in financial planning and investment management, with numerous areas of expertise and industry designations (CFA, CFP®, CPA, MBA, etc.). They work in tandem with our dedicated investment research team, with two decades in the investment industry. This combination of professionals, coupled with our client-first service focus, enables us to be both proactive in coordinating our client’s complex financial situations and responsive to day-to-day needs.
Our Mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients by professionally dedicating ourselves to their financial well-being.
We adhere to the highest standards of fairness, honesty, and independent thinking. We do what is right and ethical no matter what.
We strive to excel in everything we do. We bring our best effort, expertise, experience, creativity, and intellectual vigor so that we deliver on our mission.
We demonstrate enthusiasm, dedication, and drive. We approach everything with energy, confidence, and a positive attitude.
We have the courage to act on our values and convictions when they are tested. We speak up when necessary, and hold ourselves accountable. We make rational decisions and commit to them without allowing ego or fear to hold us back.
Navigating New Tax Planning Opportunities with the SECURE Act of 2019
As the new year unfolds, we find ourselves with numerous wealth planning opportunities based on tax law updates within the recently passed “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019”. The SECURE Act is seen as the first major retirement savings law in many years. This is an important time to review retirement accounts and estate planning options.
Investment Key Takeaways—Year-End 2019
In 2019, almost all major financial asset classes were positive, a shift from 2018 where just about every asset class faltered. And atypically, both stocks and bonds appreciated strongly with the key driver being the Federal Reserve’s policy U-turn toward accommodative monetary policy.
Commentary from Our CIO—2019 Review & Outlook
While there are a number of reasons to be cautiously optimistic for the financial markets in 2020, we are also weighing a number of short-term risks, including high stock valuations. In the face of the current level of uncertainty, it’s helpful for investors to maintain a balanced mindset and to know that our portfolios are prepared for a variety of market environments as we anticipate what may be in store for the coming year.