Litman Gregory Asset Management was recognized as a top-ranked registered investment advisor by Financial Advisor Magazine, ranking 58th out of 707 firms nationwide. Litman Gregory’s average number of assets per client for the year reached $14 million, and number of clients increased by over 2% year over year.
Our team is honored to be recognized among our peers and to share this achievement with our clients who have placed confidence and trust in us for over 30 years. We are proud to continue to build our firm so we can serve them and the generations ahead.
View the complete 2018 Annual RIA Survey and Ranking here.
Our Perspective and Strategy During Turbulent Times
It’s been a difficult year, to say the least. As September comes to a close, we’ve weathered a disappointing month in the financial markets after a relatively benign August and a strong July. As is the case in any bear market, investors are braced for more to come. In this post we provide a summary on the forces that brought us here, how we’re responding, and what to expect going forward.
With Inflation Rising, Why Have Inflation-Protected Bonds Declined?
As the outlook for inflation turned less “transitory,” treasury inflation-protected securities became interesting to many investors. But these bonds have shown they aren’t immune to broader bond market declines, leaving investors to wonder, “How can my inflation-protected bonds be down when inflation is on the rise?” In this post we explain how these bonds are impacted by different market variables, including inflation, and why we believe they still deserve a place in our client portfolios.
I Savings Bonds Currently Offer a Generous Yield
With current yields over 9%, Series I Savings Bonds seem to offer a "free lunch". These bonds are issued by the U.S. Government and pay interest linked to current inflation rates, making them an attractive option for most savers and investors.