WSJ: How to Invest when Stocks and Bonds are Falling

Our own Chief Investment Officer Mark Keating, CFP® AEP® was included in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal article “How to Invest When Both the Stock Market and Bonds Are Falling”. Describing how tax loss harvesting works, the reporters wrote: Mark Keating, a financial planner in Sebastopol, Calif., says he recently sold a client’s shares of the […]

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Market Commentary: Spring 2022 – Cash, Stocks, and Bonds

Originally published in North Bay Business Journal The onset of inflation has been one of the dominant stories in the press and financial markets over the past few months. You can see it everywhere, from the increase in the price of gas at the pump to the cost of food at the grocery store. After […]

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Healthy Boundaries are Crucial, Especially with Finances

Originally Published in North Bay Business Journal April is Financial Literacy Month, and as a Certified Financial Planner®, I can tell you stories upon stories of how beneficial it is for parents to start early in teaching their children about money. I can also share myriad stories about how a lack of financial knowledge has […]

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Cryptocurrency: Four Ideas to Consider Before Buying

Originally published in North Bay Business Journal As wealth advisors, a frequent question my colleagues and I are receiving these days is this: should I buy Bitcoin? The cryptocurrency marketing machine is currently hard at work, and if you watched even part of Super Bowl LVI, you were sure to have seen a crypto commercial. […]

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The Ukrainian Crisis and Market Volatility

As the world watches the horrific events unfolding in Ukraine over the past 24 hours, our thoughts are with those being tragically impacted.    The feeling of having no control over the lives of those in Ukraine, and everyone involved, can be overwhelming. And though we don’t want to minimize these feelings, our job is […]

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Market Commentary: Winter 2021 – Market Forecasts

  ‘Tis the season for the world of investment professionals to make predictions for the coming year. Inflation, COVID, political division, and national debt will dominate headlines, and pundits will set targets for the S&P 500 index. Other favorite topics will be the direction of the price of oil, Bitcoin, gold, and top stock picks […]

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State of the Firm 2022: Thoughts on Partnership

As we leave the past year behind and look toward 2022, I want to share our gratitude for your partnership and trust through yet another tumultuous year. Socially, politically, and emotionally, many of our connections have been put to the test, and it is such an incredible privilege for us to continue to strengthen our […]

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Don’t Let Market Highs Get You Low (or Vice Versa)

Originally published in North Bay Business Journal “All-time market high.” Depending on what kind of investor you are, that phrase can elicit emotions ranging from abject fear to utter joy. And given the market volatility of the past year, some investors can’t figure out how to feel. Is a market high good or bad? Am […]

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Longer Life Expectancy Brings New Planning Considerations

Originally published in North Bay Business Journal In the last few months, two of my colleagues’ grandmothers passed away, both past the age of 100. While living such a long life is still an outlier, Americans are, in fact, living longer, despite the COVID-related drop in life expectancy in 2020. Living longer is an inspiring […]

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Video: Sustainable Living Series with Cathryn Couch

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the third webinar of our Sustainable Living series! We hope you enjoyed our discussion with Cathryn Couch, Founder and CEO of Ceres Community Project, Wealth Advisors Rawson Gulick, CFP® CAIA, and Jake Weber, CFP®, and President and CEO Timothy Admire. If you have further questions about how […]

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