When we spend money, we’re doing more than simply buying things. We want to create feelings of happiness, satisfaction and well-being. But are we really spending our money in ways that achieve those results? The answer, unfortunately, is probably not. As one world-famous Japanese “tidying expert” might say, our spending […]
When making decisions about your money, it can be smart to know the steps that extremely affluent individuals and families take to grow and protect their significant wealth. Take stress testing, for example. Stress testing is a process that carefully examines your current wealth planning strategies to assess the likelihood […]
The attachment illustrates why we do not panic when others do…a historic perspective and experience is in hand and what you can reasonably expect for the future performance has been studied before and is illustrated in this attachment. Standing by if I can be of any assistance.
The note below is what I shared today with a Client and want to share with you too… This is no doubt a uncomfortable situation. At 360 Family Office we have a investment philosophy aligned with Dimensional Fund Advisors. That philosophy is built by Nobel Prize winners as well as […]
More and more families are double-checking their wealth plans to determine whether those plans are really up to the tasks assigned to them. But to get real value from stress tests, it’s important to work with the right people. Click here to read the report.
I recently was asked to comment on a note that asked me how to plan for a 2020 stock market retreat. My answer was – who told you that was happening?
A primary theme is to sit quietly. There are many factors that go into a portfolio allocation. Mostly it is risk. To reduce risk one wants to buy at the cheapest point – “on sale”, and never sell things to others “on sale” When the assets in a portfolio are […]
Each year, Dimensional analyzes returns from a large sample of US-based mutual funds. Our objective is to assess the performance of mutual fund managers relative to benchmarks.* This year’s study updates results through 2018. The evidence shows that a majority of fund managers in the sample failed to deliver benchmark-beating […]
This article says, in a slightly prettier way, the message I recently prepared for a Client who is a senior Exec and a serious analytical personality type – diversification by investing globally offers a significant opportunity. Click Here to View Article
Important report on how owners of family businesses can balance family values with the financial realities of entrepreneurship This report is all about how to minimize conflict in a family business by using a process to make thoughtful decisions—ones that strike the right balance between the needs of family members […]