Why Women Miss Out on Creating Passive Income
‘Millionaire Maker’ Loral Langemeier Says Women Investors Must Be More Aggressive
Loral Langemeier has two words for successful businesswomen looking for financial freedom: Man up! Langemeier, known as the “Millionaire Maker” and founder of the coaching and seminar company Live Out Loud, says even high-achieving women entrepreneurs miss opportunities to create passive income streams for themselves because their investing style is different than that of their male counterparts. …Read More
Delivering More With Less in Federal IT
Even as our elected leaders go through much hand-wringing on how to reduce the federal budget deficit, a handful of small companies such as Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC, an information technology company with offices in Virginia and California, is laser-focused on helping to facilitate this by helping to cut government spending on IT.
“There is potential to wring out significant levels of inefficiency in the delivery of IT services in the federal sector,” says Jai Saboo, COO for Harmonia. “For years, the IT budgets in almost every federal agency have spiraled upwards but today, as technologies have evolved and matured, the ability to do more with less has never been better.” …Read More
Success in Suits and Soil
What is Combined Effort?
Cher: Combined Effort is a California-based, self-performing, licensed and bonded, state and federal contractor specializing in heavy civil construction, site restoration and environmental remediation. Every employee is dedicated to performance quality: Our employees in suits have as much know ledge about clients’ needs as those in hard hats. We’re built on true teaming practices, never passing off responsibilities but webbing them together to accomplish more. …Read More
Individualized Attention, Planning in Four Key Areas Distinguish Financial Planner John McKee
John H. McKee always enjoyed finance; in junior high school, along with the more usual enthusiasm for baseball and football, he began tracking stocks and creating model investment portfolios.
Later, after earning his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, he earned his CPA license, broadening his understanding of corporate balance sheets and the overall economy. Through his professional experience – operating his company, Personal Portfolios, …Read More
True Understanding Leads to
Better Financial Future
Elisabeth Andreason, CFP®, CWS®,
CAP®, speaks in a soft voice with the clarity of a former English teacher and the precision of a mathematician.
Elisabeth is the principal of The Andreason Group at Morgan Stanley. A Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Certified Wealth Strategist, Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy, Portfolio Management Director and Wealth Advisor, Elisabeth clarifies complicated issues to help clients make informed decisions in order to reach their goals. …Read More
Distinguished in the Art of
Financial Planning Herrmann Financial Services Displays Extraordinary Teamwork and Expertise
Ever notice a string of letters after a financial advisor’s name? Ever wonder what they mean? The letters in the CFP® mark are of particular significance, showing their user is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant. Advisors with this designation have distinguished themselves by meeting stringent educational, examination, experience and ethics requirements.
In other words, a CFP® professional is no ordinary financial advisor, …Read More
Financial Security, Generation After Generation
Retirement almost always comes sooner than expected. When planning for the future, it is becoming harder to know which way to turn due to the recession and questions surrounding Social Security, future tax rates and other variables. More than ever, particularly for families and individuals with substantial wealth, it is critical to seek guidance from knowledgeable advisors.
“We view ourselves as financial physicians,” says Michael G. Frazier, Vice President and Portfolio Manager of California-based Bedell Frazier Investment Counselling, LLC …Read More
Comprehensive Wealth Management With Multigenerational Planning
For us, life planning means more than providing our clients with investment advice. It means helping them maintain the financial independence they have worked their lives to achieve. It means striving to ensure they have the means to pursue what is most important. It means understanding each client’s unique goals, values and circumstances to determine the strategies we will develop on their behalf.
Our consultative process begins with an in-depth discussion of current finances and future objectives. We address issues the client might have overlooked …Read More
Expanding Your Investment Horizons
Schroeder Capital Management, LLC, Takes a Global Perspective
There’s a world of great opportunities out there, as long as you know where to look. No one understands this quite like Fred Schroeder, President and Chief Investment Officer of Schroeder Capital Management, LLC. Over more than 30 years in the investment business, Schroeder has traveled and conducted research all over the globe, either in person or through his detailed research, investigating industries and companies for unique investment value. Schroeder Capital has offices in Lafayette, California, and Bend, Oregon. …Read More
The Headlands Group Helps Investors Embrace and Benefit From Market Uncertainty
As an investor, you will take risk. You can go conservative and take
the chance that inflation will outrun your gains. Or you can be bold and position yourself for potentially higher rewards.
As Terry O’Neill and Kal Salama of The Headlands Group explain, embracing risk may be your best bet. The firm, which serves high-net-worth clients, has an uncommon but effective approach to building wealth: Use and manage risk.
Recent equity market turmoil has prompted people to seek safe …Read More