Value versus Growth: What is an Investor to Do?

At Entrust Financial, creating diversified portfolios for our clients is part of our DNA. A vital facet of this work is the disciplined asset allocation of our portfolio models. Why disciplined? Because asset allocation has been proven time and again to be the most important factor in consistent long-term investment results. So not surprisingly, [...]

Value versus Growth: What is an Investor to Do?2019-08-15T16:47:40+00:00

Beneficiary Designations are Powerful

Many investors own an IRA or other type of retirement account. Some own an annuity or life insurance policy. All such accounts or products designate a beneficiary—to whom the assets will transfer, or whom the assets will benefit—when the owner someday passes away. You are probably familiar with the idea of a beneficiary designation [...]

Beneficiary Designations are Powerful2019-08-01T12:47:09+00:00

Wealth Management: Three Components Make all the Difference

We all want to make the right decisions when it comes to our money. Therefore, at Entrust we identified three components of wealth management that can make all the difference to you, when it comes to long-term financial success. These are: Holistic wealth management planning for the long-term Values and goals-based portfolio strategy (rather that [...]

Wealth Management: Three Components Make all the Difference2019-02-08T19:49:51+00:00

A Fantastic Retirement Is Not Just About Your Portfolio: 3 Tips You Need to Know Now

Preparing for retirement is often identified as the number one concern of middle-class millionaires. The implied solution for resolving this concern is rather straightforward: Build a portfolio large enough to generate the income you need for the style of living you prefer, and you are good to go. After all, having a good income [...]

A Fantastic Retirement Is Not Just About Your Portfolio: 3 Tips You Need to Know Now2018-09-18T20:34:05+00:00

Video: Helping you pursue your next $Million: Tip 1 – Jennifer Bravo

The kids are heading back to school and we parents are hoping they learn a lot, not just academic information but life and social skills, too. Jen’s video introduces an important life skill—understanding money—that you can help your children learn.

Video: Helping you pursue your next $Million: Tip 1 – Jennifer Bravo2018-09-10T19:16:54+00:00

3 Things Investors Can Count On, Despite Market Volatility

Most of us want to retire—someday. And we aim for our investments to appreciate so that we can distribute income from them throughout our retirement years, without running low on money and equally importantly, without diminishing our style of living. As the capital markets gradually appreciated during 2017, our goals for making work optional—retirement—felt good [...]

3 Things Investors Can Count On, Despite Market Volatility2018-09-13T16:11:41+00:00

The Magic Three: Tips to Pursue and Preserve Your Middle-Class Millionaire Status

Achieving “millionaire status” is the financial aspiration of many. However, when we do the math in 2018, we realize that for most of us accumulating a million dollars for the future is just step one. With the disappearance of pensions and escalating costs for health care as we age, we need to have multi-millions set [...]

The Magic Three: Tips to Pursue and Preserve Your Middle-Class Millionaire Status2018-09-13T16:04:00+00:00

Making, and Counting! Your Money

Rachel would tell you she likes to make money, not count it. However, what stands out when you meet her are her phenomenal entrepreneurial skills. In fact, Rachel’s relentless effort in her business endeavors, coupled with a superb instinct for calculated risk-taking, led to the accumulation of a nest egg of over $6 million saved [...]

Making, and Counting! Your Money2018-09-13T15:45:27+00:00

Recipe for Success

When we hear the word “recipe,” most of us think of food. And now that the summer season is here, foods with fresh ingredients are abundant–a welcome and nutritious change. But we can also apply the friendly term “recipe” to our portfolio asset allocation, recognizing that our portfolio ingredients are likely to be stocks, bonds [...]

Recipe for Success2018-09-13T15:22:48+00:00

How to Encourage Your Children to Give Back

You can instill a sense of gratitude and generosity in even the youngest children by teaching them to share with others, beyond the immediate family. For instance, a great place to start is to encourage your kids to volunteer their time or share a portion of their allowance with the causes they love. Strategies for transforming [...]

How to Encourage Your Children to Give Back2018-09-13T14:10:35+00:00