The start of a new year is the perfect time to evaluate your finances to see how you are doing in terms of spending, saving, investment performance, and long-term planning. To continue keeping your financial health in check, there are things you should keep up on throughout the year. We’ve created an easy to follow quarterly financial to do list to help you stay the course en route to your financial goals.
Legal and financial planning for Alzheimer’s can be a fraught and difficult task. But when you spot early signs of cognitive decline, you can give yourself a window to begin planning for the most expensive parts of care. Work with Stableford Capital to address some of the financial challenges of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Within our post-pandemic, recovering economy there are serious predictions of inflation. Learn what the different types of inflation mean for you and your investments. Work with Stableford Capital to prepare
It’s necessary to rebalance investment portfolios from time to time to prevent portfolio drift, or the overgrowth of one section of investments, as a strategically managed portfolio has lower risk and higher gains over time. Work with Stableford Capital for portfolio asset management to help prevent portfolio drift.
Money mindset starts early in life, from parental models to media influence and advertising. This psychology of investing refers to financial habits and dictates how someone spends and saves money. Through behavioral finance, an advisor gains insight into these habits to better coach the investor on how to manage money responsibly to ultimately gain financial wellness.
When it comes to automating tasks and gathering data, technology takes the lead. But when it comes to interpreting the data and comparing it with clients’ unique financial goals, human interaction is key. A good financial advisor combines both technology tools and personal relationships to give clients positive investment experiences and positive returns.
While hiring an asset management firm can be a major undertaking there are a few points to narrow in on to find the right firm for you. Get to know the advisor and his or her experience. Make sure the interest is reciprocated. Is the advisor client-focused, responsive, and does he or she really listen? Then find out about the firm’s investment philosophy and how often your portfolio will be reviewed.
From certified financial planners to analysts, strategists, and advisors, Stableford staff utilizes their diverse backgrounds to create a unique culture. The integrated advisor approach takes the middleman out of communication, buys, and sells. This, on top of the various perspectives and institutional experience of each member of Stableford leadership, leads to a well-rounded and gratifying investment experience for clients.
Not all investment strategies are created equal, or yield the desired high returns with low risk. While an index fund investing strategy may be appealing in its ease of use and promised diversification, there are often hidden downsides. Index funds alone may not be the most efficient way to grow your wealth. Here we evaluate the different benefits of investing in index funds versus single stocks, as well as the often unforeseen pitfalls of mutual funds.
When it comes to how to find a financial advisor (or financial advisory firm) that’s right for you, it’s important to ask the right questions and do your homework. This article includes three key questions you can ask that can help find a financial advisor for you, while introducing you to the dirty secrets from Wall Street insider Ed Butowsky that will help you protect your portfolio.