Viewpoints http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/42542/more en Social Club http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club <div class="field-deck"> With so many different management approaches, the most sensible engagement with social investing is to first decide what aspects are most important on an individual basis, and then attempt to express this point of view via given options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; With so many different management approaches, the most sensible engagement with social investing is to first decide what aspects are most important on an individual basis, and then attempt to express this point of view via given options. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club#comments Alternative Investments Viewpoints Viewpoints Investment Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:19:00 +0000 937731 at http://wealthmanagement.com GetUpStudio/iStock/Thinkstock How Young Philanthropists Are Embracing and Changing Warren Buffett’s Model of Giving http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/how-young-philanthropists-are-embracing-and-changing-warren-buffett-s-model-giving <div class="field-deck"> The takeaway from this year’s Forbes Philanthropy Summit is that philanthropy is in the process of being re-formulated by a new generation of capitalists. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: John Taft, CEO, RBC Wealth Management; The takeaway from this year’s Forbes Philanthropy Summit is that philanthropy is in the process of being re-formulated by a new generation of capitalists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/how-young-philanthropists-are-embracing-and-changing-warren-buffett-s-model-giving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/how-young-philanthropists-are-embracing-and-changing-warren-buffett-s-model-giving#comments Viewpoints Viewpoints Philanthropy Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:06:00 +0000 933151 at http://wealthmanagement.com Eric Francis/Getty Images International Investing Doesn’t Have to be a Tax Burden http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden <div class="field-deck"> Investing internationally may help clients benefit from diversification–a tax-managed strategy may also be beneficial. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Sam Pittman, Head of Asset Allocation, Private Client Services, Russell Investments; Investing internationally may help clients benefit from diversification–a tax-managed strategy may also be beneficial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden#comments Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Mutual Funds Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:20:00 +0000 930461 at http://wealthmanagement.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock Price Check http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/price-check <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Investors need to protect their wealth by identifying future stores of value, especially given the lack of attractive options for nearly all assets in the current environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/price-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/price-check#comments Viewpoints Viewpoints Investment Thu, 28 May 2015 13:48:00 +0000 907171 at http://wealthmanagement.com VladKol/iStock/Thinkstock Changing the Income Mindset http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/changing-income-mindset <div class="field-deck"> If your clients are ‘reaching for yield’, it may be an opportunity for you to steer them towards a more diversified approach that seeks to achieve a ‘responsible’ yield. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Rod Greenshields, Consulting Director, Russell Investments; If your clients are ‘reaching for yield’, it may be an opportunity for you to steer them towards a more diversified approach that seeks to achieve a ‘responsible’ yield.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/changing-income-mindset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/changing-income-mindset#comments Viewpoints Viewpoints Fixed Income Investment Wed, 20 May 2015 18:08:00 +0000 897861 at http://wealthmanagement.com BrianAJackson/iStock/Thinkstock Strange Machinations http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/strange-machinations <div class="field-deck"> What to make of markets that are no longer on speaking terms with their fundamentals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; What to make of markets that are no longer on speaking terms with their fundamentals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/strange-machinations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/strange-machinations#comments Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 18 May 2015 17:34:00 +0000 897531 at http://wealthmanagement.com kentoh/iStock/Thinkstock Losing Interest http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/losing-interest <div class="field-deck"> Investors need to closely monitor the effects of the unwinding of Fed policy support as a primary risk to financial markets, not only related to their bond positions, but to their entire portfolio mix. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Investors need to closely monitor the effects of the unwinding of Fed policy support as a primary risk to financial markets, not only related to their bond positions, but to their entire portfolio mix.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/losing-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/losing-interest#comments Viewpoints Equities Viewpoints Fri, 15 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 895731 at http://wealthmanagement.com PashaIgnatov/iStock/Thinkstock Cybermen http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/cybermen <div class="field-deck"> Recent events are a testament to the growing complexity and challenges of an ever-expanding cyber world. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Recent events are a testament to the growing complexity and challenges of an ever-expanding cyber world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/cybermen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/cybermen#comments Viewpoints Viewpoints Investment Wed, 06 May 2015 19:04:00 +0000 875161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Adam Gasson/Getty Images Would You Like to Buy an E? http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/would-you-buy-e <div class="field-deck"> With U.S. equity markets already trading at above-average valuations, the assessment of the “right" E is essential to help avoid future pitfalls or even outright losses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; With U.S. equity markets already trading at above-average valuations, the assessment of the “right" E is essential to help avoid future pitfalls or even outright losses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/would-you-buy-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/would-you-buy-e#comments Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 01 May 2015 12:56:00 +0000 862991 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Co-host Vanna White greets the contestants during a taping of Wheel Of Fortune Celebrity Week.</p> Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Dry Spell http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/dry-spell <div class="field-deck"> Analyzing drought conditions in the U.S. over the past 10 years, findings show that during “drought periods,” the S&P Global Water Index has outperformed the MSCI World Small Cap Index by 85 percent. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Aside from a thoroughly executed financial plan to inform asset allocation choices, value and trend are key considerations to achieving investment success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/dry-spell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/dry-spell#comments Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Investment Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:03:00 +0000 846391 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Lake McCLure&nbsp;in California could potentially run out of water in the near future if the severe drought continues. The lake is currently at 7 percent of its normal capacity and residents are under mandatory 50 percent water use restrictions.</p> Justin Sullivan/Getty Images