You name the destination; we’ll chart the course.
Build, protect, and utilize wealth. It seems simple, but competing objectives often make it complex. Our aim is for each client to achieve strong investment results – with money available for life’s pursuits – by using a disciplined, evidence-based investment process.
Below are some important foundational principles that make up the core of our investment philosophy.
1. Let the Market Work For You
When you try to outsmart the market, you compete against the collective knowledge of all investors. Instead, invest what you can for the long-term and tune out the “noise.”
2. Temper Your Emotions
People often struggle to separate their emotions from their investment decisions. Following a reactive cycle of excessive optimism or fear may lead to poor decisions at the worst times. We help you manage your emotions and hold you accountable.
3. Diversification Reduces Your Risks
Concentrating in one stock exposes you to unnecessary risks. Diversification reduces the impact of any one company's performance on your wealth.
4. Focus On What You Can Control
No one can reliably forecast the market’s direction or predict which stock or investment manager will outperform. Fluctuations will occur. So focus on controlling costs and taxes to maximize your chance of success. Asset allocation and asset location are key parts of the equation.