Take a brief adaptive risk preference survey to determine what level of volatility you are comfortable with in your portfolio. We will then analyze your current investments to see if you are allocated in the way you should be based on the results of that survey.
We will design a portfolio for you that matches up to the characteristics agreed upon during the risk discovery process. Our assessment software uses historical volatility and correlation figures to determine a statistically likely range of potential returns.
We will build and manage your portfolio based on a foundation of mathematical risk assessment. With this program, you will know why your portfolio is allocated the way that it is; can you say that about your current advisor?
Our thoughts are with those clients and their family members who have been impacted by this past month’s hurricanes in Texas and Florida. This month we examine some of the economic impacts of these storms and their historical context. These past several weeks have brought some of the most intense weather our country has ever seen. For the first time in recorded history, two category 4 hurricanes made landfall in the continental U.S. less than […]
Piercing the Veil of North Korea
In this Issue As tensions on the Korean peninsula rise to their greatest level in recent years, we look at the economics of the reclusive nation and the ties they have to the rest of the world. The first thing to note when discussing the economics of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is that the data does not come from the DPRK itself. Rather it is inferred through intelligence agencies, analyzing data from […]
A Weight on the Back of Young Americans
In this Issue In a recent story, reminiscent of the subprime mortgage era of 2007, a portion of the outstanding $108 billion in private student loans have been ruled noncollectable by courts, due to missing or fake documentation. Just like those mortgages, these loans typically came with higher interest rates and fewer consumer protections than federal loans, often targeting low-income borrowers attending for-profit schools. In this issue, we dig in to some of the numbers and challenge […]