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The Growth Conundrum

May 8th, 2018|Market Insights|

After an abnormally calm and placid 2017 in the global equity markets, a higher and more normal level of volatility has resurfaced in 2018. The year got off to a good start as the momentum from tax cuts pushed U.S. stocks higher by 8% in January. Investor focus shifted in early February to an uptick in inflation, a steady rise in interest rates and talk of tariffs and trade wars. Stock markets corrected by about 10% in February, retested those lows in March and have gone sideways in recent weeks.

Helping Our Kids Help Themselves

April 23rd, 2018|News|

“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.” -Elbert HubbardNo child is born understanding how and why they need to be a good steward of their finances and wealth. Especially as a member of an affluent family children face those issues front and center as they grow older.

Five Ways to Maintain Relevance in Retirement

April 16th, 2018|News|

Ten thousand boomers are retiring each day, and while that may not be you—yet—the time is approaching. And while every individual has walked a different path, many follow a similar route in life of building careers and raising families.

Whittier: A Family Office Unlike the Rest

March 20th, 2018|News|

Charles Darwin said “it is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change.” But when life is full and vibrant, few are thinking about the days ahead that will need special care and preparation to ensure family is taken care of and businesses thrive.