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Financial Planning to Guide Your Goals
Measurable progress requires a Plan. Financial planning is about building your wealth as well as protecting what you’ve earned. The first consideration in our process is to understand you and your concerns. What’s important to you and why is the foundation from which to build a Plan that will work best for you. Everyone has a different relationship with money, different risk considerations, and different perceptions. We’ll be certain to treat your concerns with the attention they deserve. It’s a joint effort! Only after we’ve done thorough discovery, will we advise an action plan.
We help you discover gaps that can threaten your goals, so you can plan your future with confidence. Planning the future isn’t precise. Life isn’t always predictable. Transitions are inevitable. A sound plan built with thought and common sense, will give you guideposts to adapt to changing circumstances and keep you on track.
Preparing an effective holistic plan can be simple or complex depending on your goals, preferences, and wealth. Good planning will balance your income and return objectives with your need for safety of principal. Portfolio re-balancing controls risk levels consistent with your objectives. Disciplined cost control helps to build profits; tax deferral strategies enhance after-tax returns. Additional tax, estate planning, and asset protection can require discussion and coordination with your other professionals so everyone is working toward your goals.
Portfolio Strategy Review 2022
Overview The reset of 2022 was a painful reminder that investment fads and cycles can shift direction with little warning. Diversification helps mitigate risk, but it isn’t perfect. Bonds typically are a reliable and stable diversifier when stocks decline, but the...
Portfolio Rebalancing: The Dull Discipline
The famed economist John Maynard Keynes once quipped: “The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” Or employed. Or happily married. It’s easy to get complacent when we watch our account balance increase during the great melt up over the past...
Portfolio Rebalancing: You Can’t Spend an Average
Avoiding Bad Luck with Rebalancing It’s easy to be complacent as our account balances have risen over the past twelve years. The record fast market decline from COVID was offset by an equally fast recuperation, driven by large doses of fiscal and monetary stimulation....