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U.S. stocks still appear expensive

The volatile markets of early February barely eased stretched U.S. equity valuations. Global diversification is likely to help investors stay the course.

Feb 15, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Preparing for tax season

Despite TCJA, tax-aware investing still matters

The recent tax law changes don’t change the fact that taxes likely take a bite out of non-qualified investment portfolios.

Feb 6, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

3 approaches to preparing a bond portfolio for rising interest rates

Rising interest rates are not a reason to bail on bonds. Rather, it’s an opportunity to consider diversifying bond exposure.

Feb 1, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Dartboard with arrows near center, signifying precision of model strategies

How precise is your professionally-managed model?

The models you choose should offer much more than strategic asset allocation. They should offer truly dynamic tactical adjustments and a level of precision that works to gather in more upside opportunities and minimize uncompensated risks.

Jan 23, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner

2017, The Answer to Why You Stay Invested

2017 proved to be a strong year for many investors, especially those with a diversified, global focus. Following is a quarter-by-quarter recap.

Jan 4, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner
U.S. tax form

How might the recent U.S. tax bill impact individual investors?

Capitalize on the current buzz around tax reform to talk to clients and prospects about the potential benefits of a tax-aware approach to investing.

Dec 21, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
Two plants of differing sizes, symbolizing differences from yield vs. total return approach

Tax-implications of yield vs. total return approaches to drawing income

Income-seeking investors face slim pickings in today’s low-yield environment. Make sure your clients aren’t reaching for yield beyond their risk tolerance and help them choose an investment approach designed to maximize their after-tax income.

Nov 30, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
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