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Brent Fykes, CFA, CFP®
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Atlantic Trust Debuts Investment and Political Outlook Speaker Series

Brent Fykes CFA CFP®
March 09, 2016

  The 2016 presidential race is heating up, giving rise to important questions about the candidates and their views, as well as how the eventual outcome of the election might influence the markets in the U.S. and impact the global economy.     To provide insight on these questions, Atlantic Trust was pleased to host editor and political analyst David Wasserman for an...
Firm News

Imaginative Eats, Inspired Art at Atlantic Trust's Art Basel Event

Brent Fykes CFA CFP®
December 09, 2015

  Last week, Miami Beach opened its arms to art lovers from around the world to the 2015 North American Art Basel event. Art Basel, which stages the world's premier modern and contemporary art fairs, drew nearly 70,000 visitors to experience special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city. The event featured hundreds of paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs,...
Investments

Savings: Small Changes Can Reap Big Rewards

Brent Fykes CFA CFP®
January 14, 2015

Savings is the foundation of wealth building and wealth creation. Without accumulating savings, you can’t make investments (home, business, 401k, real estate, stock and bond portfolio, etc.). If you don’t invest in something, how do you become wealthy? The wealthy, generally speaking, became so by building businesses, buying and selling real estate, and growing stock and bond portfolios. The...