Market Commentary: Summer 2022 – Thoughts on Diversification

Diversification. We use this word a lot when we describe how the best portfolios are constructed, and it’s one of the keys to a successful investment strategy. The main idea is that a properly diversified portfolio will mitigate losses because different investments react to the same event in different ways. Our portfolios are comprised of […]

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Video: How to be a Successful Investor with Bruce Dzieza

I’ve been in the financial advisory world for almost 40 years. I’ve learned a lot about how markets work, but more important, I’ve observed how successful investors react to market volatility. I’ve experienced many bear markets, where stocks have dropped over 20%. Bottom line – the most successful investors call us to discuss increasing their […]

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When the Market Drops, What’s Our Plan? Hang in There.

It’s clear that we’re experiencing a period of market volatility. Hang in there, and take comfort in the knowledge that we are doing what we do best behind the scenes to protect what you’ve worked so hard to build. Below is a video explaining how rebalancing, tax-loss harvesting, and other strategies we implement in your portfolio during volatile times can create long-term rewards as markets […]

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Sustainable Living: Our Food System and Charitable Giving

How can our food system promote health and build community? And how does your charitable giving plan reflect your values? Join us for a conversation with Rawson Gulick, CFP® CAIA, Willow Creek Wealth Advisor, and Cathryn Couch, Founder and CEO of Ceres Community Project, as they examine the importance of a truly sustainable food system […]

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Video: Inflation with Mark Keating and Apollo Lupescu

Thank you to everyone who attended! We hope you enjoyed the insightful, optimistic conversation, with fantastic questions from the audience. If you weren’t able to join us for our discussion on inflation or would like another chance to listen, here is the recording of the September 1, 2021 webinar. Thank you, as well, to Apollo […]

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What’s a REIT? Owning Real Estate Without the Hassle

We are so excited to host Sam and Sarah Adams from Vert Asset Management as our guests for next week’s Sustainable Living Webinar! Vert Asset Management is a global sustainable real estate fund, and Sam and Sarah are passionate about environmental sustainability and the possibilities and promise of sustainable investing. Before we tackle the issue […]

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Is Now a Good Time to Get into the Stock Market?

That is a question we often hear from prospective clients. The answer is, yes — and no. There is always uncertainty, and the markets could plummet tomorrow. Even though we follow markets closely and read endlessly, we can’t predict the future. So, let’s look at the market right now. There are lots of reasons we […]

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Improve Your Financial Health

Blood bath. Frenzy. Sell off. Spooked investors. Wild session. Stocks plunge. Crazy market swings. These are just a few of the sensational phrases the financial media use to describe stock market activity. These phrases are designed to evoke emotions like excitement, anxiety, and even downright panic, and the intention in using phrases like this is to compel the audience to take an action. Whatever action you are urged to take […]

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Fight Climate Change at Home, at Work, and With Your Money

We invite you to join us for the first in our new series on climate and sustainability issues.   Our inaugural guest will be Climate Center CEO Ellie Cohen. She will be joined in conversation by Willow Creek Advisor Rawson Gulick. Together, they will explore the science behind greenhouse gas emissions and the changes, both […]

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