Investments

The Advisor Podcast - Populism Rising

Advisor Magazine
September 04, 2019

In this Advisor podcast, we talk with Chief Investment Officer Dave Donabedian, CFA, and Geopolitical Strategist Matt Gertken, Ph.D., about the rising tide of Populist movements and its impact on investors.
Firm News

Welcoming Lowenhaupt Global Advisors Team

Jack Markwalter
September 03, 2019

Further extends CIBC’s private wealth business and deepens family office expertise
Advisor

The Advisor Podcast - To Undo 'I Do'

Advisor Magazine
September 03, 2019

In this Advisor podcast, we speak with attorney Carla Stern and Senior Wealth Strategist Beth Mayfield on the importance of careful consideration in the divorce process.
Wealth Strategies

The Advisor Podcast - Navigating a Changing Healthcare System

Advisor Magazine
September 02, 2019

In this Advisor podcast, Diane Savastano, Founder and Principal of Healthassist, shares strategies to help you remain in control of your healthcare priorities.
Investments

Is a Global Sovereign Debt Crisis Imminent?

Ohm Srinivasan and Kyle Leavitt
August 27, 2019

Since the financial crisis in 2008, total global debt levels have swollen to new heights. According to The Institute of International Finance, global debt has grown from $172 trillion in December of 2008 to $243 trillion in December of 2018. However, these trillions of dollars only tell part of the story.
Wealth Strategies

3 Strategies for Funding Education

Beth McRae Mayfield
August 26, 2019

Are you planning to support the next generation’s education? If you have adult children, it’s natural to want to help them financially. Here's some tactics that can help you maximize your contribution.
Investments

Four Common Questions Investors Have About Our Economic Outlook

Dave Donabedian, CFA
August 21, 2019

Chief Investment Officer Dave Donabedian fields questions about recent economic developments, including the inverted yield curve and the trade war with China.
Wealth Strategies

3 Reasons Why Delaware May be the Best Jurisdiction for You

Halsey Schreier
August 20, 2019

Wondering which out-of-state trust jurisdiction to choose? Delaware offers certain benefits over other states.

5 Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Trust Litigation—And How to Avoid Them

Kimberly Dwan Bernatz
August 15, 2019

Choosing the right successor trustee is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. With proper communication, education and documentation, it’s possible to avoid many of the mistakes that often cause trust beneficiaries to seek legal intervention.
Wealth Strategies

Managing the Stages of Cognitive Decline

Dianne Savastano
August 14, 2019

What can you do if you notice an aging relative start to show indications of diminishing mental capacity? The key is to acknowledge your concerns and take action.
Wealth Strategies

3 Reasons Why a Delaware Trust May Be Ideal for Your Business Interest

Halsey Schreier
August 13, 2019

When it comes to transferring your business interest to a trust, choosing the state of Delaware can offer you benefits like reduced taxes, more control and increased flexibility.
Wealth Strategies

5 Lifetime Gift Strategies for You and Your Family to Consider

Cathy Schnaubelt
August 08, 2019

When planning for the transfer of your wealth, the options available to you and your family can at times feel overwhelming. How do you choose the solution that best fits your circumstances and your family’s needs?
Wealth Strategies

5 Reasons You Should Consider Delaware Law for Your Trust

Halsey Schreier
August 06, 2019

When creating a trust, there are many factors that you may want to consider, and choosing a jurisdiction is among the critical first steps.
Wealth Strategies

2 Reasons to Consider a Dynasty Trust

Cathy Schnaubelt
August 01, 2019

When transferring wealth to the next generation, many families prefer to make gifts to younger family members in trust rather than gifting the assets outright. Gifting assets to a trust has many advantages.
Investments

FOMC lowers rates by 0.25%

Gary Pzegeo, CFA
July 31, 2019

The Fed delivered the rate cut markets have been expecting, but may have disappointed those calling for a more aggressive approach to stubbornly low inflation and deteriorating global economic conditions.