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 how comfortable you are with investment risk. 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 create an Investment Policy Statement, with an outline of expectations and guidelines for managing the portfolio, that lays a foundation for success.
Our Growing Commitment to the Central Valley
We are pleased to announce that our team is now strengthening our services in the area through the addition of Welz Financial Services, an independent advisory firm in Stockton, as they became part of Litman Gregory effective December 31.
Investment Key Takeaways—Year-End 2018
The financial markets’ roller coaster ride in 2018 ended in downturns almost across the board. A historically high percentage of stock markets and asset classes posted losses for the year, and several fell into official “bear market” territory.
Commentary from Our CIO—2018 Review & Outlook
Throughout the 30-plus year history of Litman Gregory, we’ve emphasized the importance of having a long-term perspective in becoming a successful investor. Chief Investment Officer Jeremy DeGroot discusses our current outlook on the markets across three distinct time horizons.