Gold is making headlines in 2020, as its performance leads most other asset classes year-to-date and investors are starting to take notice. In particular, Warren Buffet’s recent purchase of a gold mining stock has caught the attention of the media. Those who only think of gold as a “safe-haven” investment have been surprised by its […]
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Our Investment Philosophy The last several months have been extraordinary to say the least and there are still so many unknowns in terms of the financial markets, our economy, and what our world will look like post-pandemic. As a firm, we have undoubtedly adapted how we communicate with our team, other business professionals, and our […]
Michael Kitces sat down with our own Stacey McKinnon on his Financial Advisor Success podcast to discuss: Morton’s non-traditional approach to hiring talent from outside the financial services industry to grow and scale. How Stacey has developed hiring practices to spot talent from outside the industry. The in-depth interview process that Morton Capital uses to […]
While 2020 may seem like a difficult time to be a business owner, there are hidden opportunities to grow in the chaos, especially if you think of opportunity as the ability to make positive changes in your business regardless of what’s going on around you. Below are five things that every business owner should consider […]
As businesses prepare for a return to work in the coming month, one of the most important questions that every leader must be ready to address is: How do we operate differently to ensure that our people are still engaged and motivated? Beyond questions surrounding how to resume regular operations, we must first consider how […]
Welcome to Wonderland Adults and children alike are familiar with Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where the intrepid Alice ventures into a fantasy world that mixes the ridiculous with periodic insights into the human condition. The story is one of the most well-known examples of the “literary nonsense” genre, which combines elements […]
Do you remember your first day of college? That feeling of excitement combined with trepidation at the idea of embarking on this new adventure that will eventually lead to a new career as well as financial independence? Now, do you also remember the day you had to open your first checking account – one that […]
For many investors, a barrier to diversifying their portfolio is the impact of losing 25% of their profits if they sell a highly appreciated asset. If you are charitably inclined, that barrier can be eliminated by using a tax-exempt trust, as outlined by the following example: Let’s assume you have a highly appreciated asset (perhaps […]
If I were to ask you how many hats do you wear, what would your answer be? For me, I wear the hats of wife, mom, Associate Advisor, and student. Unfortunately, time does not expand the more hats you wear. So how can we juggle the different roles that we are in? It is important […]
Time or timing…which is more critical to investment success? We would say time in the market is more important. Investors would all like to buy near the bottom of the market declines and sell near the high, but no one can accurately predict when those opportunities will present themselves. It is only with the […]
We work closely with our clients to understand their goals and risk tolerance to help them create a long-term plan. As of December 31, 2019, we manage $2.036 billion for over 980 families and institutions. Of those relationships, over 25% exceed a decade in length.