Combine Baking Cookies With Painting in This Fun Holiday Activity
By Karen Parker
One of my favorite Christmas traditions is baking cookies and delivering them to friends. My Mom started doing this with me when I was very young, and I have continued the tradition with my child... Read more
Tools to Help Realize Your Year-End Charitable Giving Goals
As we enter the holiday season, we often feel compelled to evaluate, and frequently to increase, our charitable giving. This time of year, specifically, seems geared toward reminding us that givi... Read more
Why Combining Factor Premiums Makes Sense
In a recent blog post we showed that the value, small cap, and profitability factor premiums can turn negative for extended periods of time. In that discussion we focused on individual factor pre... Read more
There’s More to Thanksgiving Dessert Than Pumpkin Pie
By Karen Parker
Pumpkin pie may be the most traditional and popular dessert at Thanksgiving, but it’s certainly not everyone’s favorite. So, we went in search of a new pie for this year’s Thanksgiving celebratio... Read more
Should We Keep the Faith in Factor Premiums?
It’s no secret that a key aspect of Loring Ward’s portfolio management effort is capturing value, small cap, and profitability factor premiums for our clients. It’s also no secret that some of th... Read more
Quarterly Perspectives Video: What Follows Market Highs?
U.S. stocks were one of the best performing markets in the third quarter. During the quarter, we saw two impressive milestones occur in U.S. stocks: First, Apple, Inc. became the first $1 trillio... Read more
Loring Ward Q3 2018 Market Commentary
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
7 Retirement Planning Challenges That Focus on Your Life
A version of this blog is featured in the fall issue of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. While one of the most obvious challenges in retirement is not running out of money, there are... Read more
- Putting the Recent Market Volatility in Perspective “Sell everything... We think investors should be afraid...
- So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance Every spring those of us in the investment management i...
- Hindsight is Clearer Than Foresight This article is featured in the winter edition of our 3...
- Rollover Guide For “Level Fee” Advisors under the New Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule When the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new fiduciary...