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October 12, 2017
Answers to Frequently Asked Advisor Questions

By Payel Farasat

In our ongoing conversations with financial advisors, we often hear similar questions about our investment philosophy, how we build portfolios and current market conditions. This blog post is the... Read more

Investing / Portfolio Management

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October 11, 2017
Q3 2017 Market Commentary

By Matthew J. Carvalho

Loring Ward’s Asset Class Investing portfolios are strategically invested with a focus on long-term performance objectives. Portfolio allocations and investments are not adjusted in response to m... Read more

Investing / Investment Management / Portfolio Management

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October 5, 2017
How Hiking Pikes Peak Is Like Long-term Investing

By Matthew J. Carvalho

Looking up, the top of the mountain didn’t look all that high, this should be a piece of cake. About three hours later, I started to realize that was simply the foothill in front of the real summ... Read more

Investing / Portfolio Management

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October 4, 2017
The Risk You Need vs. The Risk You Can Afford

By Meir Statman

This article is featured in the fall edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter.  Just as there is a difference between being able to afford a luxury car and actually buying a luxury... Read more

Behavioral Finance / Investing

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October 2, 2017
Fear the Fed?

By Matthew J. Carvalho

This article is featured in the fall edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter.  “The Fed’s rate hike could cause chaos in markets — and investors may not be ready.” While this coul... Read more

Investing / Portfolio Management

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September 28, 2017
International Investing Rewards Patient Investors

By J. William G. Chettle

This article is featured in the fall edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter.  What a difference a few months can make. Whether it was Brexit, Grexit, worries about China or “expe... Read more

Investing / Portfolio Management

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September 27, 2017
Communication Advice From an Aging Baby Boomer

By Barry LaValley

This is the second in a two-part series. Read part one: Physically Speaking — Age and Communication I speak and write a lot about how to communicate effectively with older clients, and it is easy... Read more

Practice Management / Retirement

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September 25, 2017
Favorite Loring Ward Conference Moments

By Karen Parker

Nearly 200 advisors gathered with Loring Ward employees and partners at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs for Loring Ward’s annual National Education Conference. Advisors heard from guest speaker... Read more

Practice Management

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September 15, 2017
Food for Thought: How Your Office May Influence Investor Behavior

By Steven J. Atkinson

It makes sense that what we see can impact our decisions and ultimately our health. A 2015 study1 was conducted to see if the types of foods on a person’s kitchen counter are associated with thei... Read more

Behavioral Finance / Practice Management

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September 7, 2017
Tips for Protecting Your Information Online

By John Flegal

Electronic innovations have expanded our use of technology, making financial transactions and communications convenient, yet they also have related security risks that we must be aware of and man... Read more

Client Ready / Practice Management

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