Archive for August 2021

3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Advisor

When it comes to your financial future, finding the right advisor is a major life decision that can impact the trajectory of your finances throughout your lifetime. Finding the right person can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. That said, here are three questions you should always ask. 1. What are your credentials? Our industry…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

Alternatives are investment options beyond the typical stocks, bonds and cash found in most portfolios. They can be tangible assets like precious metals, or they could be financial assets like private equity or hedge funds. Alternatives tend to be riskier than traditional assets, which means investors usually have to meet certain criteria to access them.…

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Life Insurance As An Asset Class

When asked to list out the different assets that they own, people typically respond with real estate, vehicles, retirement accounts, bank accounts, and other investments. And sometimes they forget to list life insurance policies. Life insurance, as an asset class, can come in very handy, especially for higher-income earners. It’s one of the only places…

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What Is Inflation—And Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Climbing commodity prices, ambitious government spending packages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic crash have resurrected a long-dormant fear: runaway inflation. But what is inflation, and is it something to worry about? A lot of the thinking surrounding inflation has changed over the years, and economists disagree on what causes it and…

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Market Commentary Q2 2021

Our latest quarterly market commentary provides an overview and analysis of market performance during the second quarter of 2021. Click below to watch a quick summary of our Q2 2021 commentary.  Click here to download our Quarterly Commentary Q2 2021. If you have questions and would like to schedule a call with one of our advisors, click…

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