Investment management is central to how we help you achieve financial independence and peace of mind. Together, we will create an overarching strategy and build an appropriate asset allocation based on your risk tolerance and long-term objectives. First, we need to understand what you need from your portfolio to support your financial goals and what makes you comfortable or what is difficult for you.Then we’ll dig into loss and volatility thresholds, investment preferences, opportunities for private investments, preferences for values-based investing, and more.
Once we have an appropriate investment plan for you, we find that preparing an Investment Policy Statement, with an outline of expectations and guidelines for managing the portfolio, lays a foundation for success.
Third Quarter 2018 Investment Commentary
In 2018, US stocks have strongly outperformed EM stocks, but this level of divergence is not unusual. Still, given the negative headlines surrounding emerging markets, we highlight several points this quarter that indicate EM stocks remain attractive and their long-term growth outlook is intact.
Third Quarter 2018 Market Review
US stocks hit new highs in late September, while foreign stocks continue to underperform. This year, our bond portfolios are again benefiting from allocations to flexible bond funds and floating-rate loan funds.