There are some things in life you just can’t plan for: an unexpected illness, job loss, death of spouse, disability…While these major events can impact your life, having an effective game plan can help ensure that it doesn’t ruin your financial well-being. Read more
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Have you ever sat across from a financial advisor and only understood every third word they were saying? And yet they were talking about your money, your life, and your future.
At Wise Counsel, we believe clients should understand everything that is happening with their money; that advisors should be just as good about explaining investments as they are at making them.
First, we’re going to get to know you and discuss what’s most important to you. We’re going to figure out your goals and the outcomes you’d like to achieve with this money. We’ll do this by establishing your Family Index Number, which is the rate of return needed on your investments in order to pursue those outcomes. After we determine your Family Index Number, we allocate your money to our various investment strategies designed to help you pursue those goals.
We work with a wide variety of clients – everyone from high net worth investors to those who are just starting out. While each family gets a personalized allocation strategy, we’ve helped thousands of families navigate their complex financial needs and guided them through life’s major decisions.
As your trusted advisor, we’re focused on adding convenience and simplicity to your lives. We will make sure you’re educated on your investments and how we manage your money – as much or as little information as you’d like.
Whether you’re investing hundreds or millions, at Wise Counsel we’re about much more than results – we’re about helping you understand where those results have come from and why the strategy works. If you’re tired of the mystery of investing and want to know exactly what’s happening with your money, schedule an appointment today.
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When it comes to financial advice, most people are looking for more than just someone to sell them investments or other financial products. What they really want is knowledgeable, unbiased advice. Located in the heart of Texas, our firm is intentionally structured to offer you independent and unbiased advice. We strive for excellence and to serve our clients with complete trust, transparency and accountability.
Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.
Headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, Wise Counsel serves clients all over the State of Texas and beyond. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional nearest you.
Market CommentaryWeekly Market Commentary December 10, 2018
The market is starting to grate on some investors. The S&P 500 dropped 4.6% last week on concerns the reported trade truce wasn’t as substantial as hoped and that global economic growth continued to slow. Global stocks participated in the decline as the MSCI ACWI lost 3.5% last week. Read more
Monthly NewsletterGifts without the Guilt – Tips for Avoiding ...
Pop quiz: Can you name more than three gifts you got for the holidays last year? A sweater, an Apple watch, a popcorn tin … and, ummmm? Most of us would be hard-pressed to answer this question, even by late January.
What we remember, of course, are the moments with family and friends – the relationships that are renewed in the holiday time of slowing down. Material gifts are fine for the moment, but they are usually forgotten even before they have the chance to break and wear out. Read more
BlogCurrent Market Volatility
Published by Robert W. Huntley, CFP®, CHFC®, Founder & Wealth Advisor
Update on current market volatility:
We’re in the midst of normal market volatility but we understand it still feels scary. This post is a reminder of the importance of staying grounded and unemotional during these periods where stocks sell off and headlines run hot. The price of returns over the long term is just this sort of temporary volatility. That’s always been the case.
NewsWall Street managers have cost Americans more ...
Over the last decade, fund managers who oversee the pensions of the nation’s teachers, firefighters, police and other government workers have doubled down on an investment strategy that has cost U.S. taxpayers at least $600 billion, possibly more than $1 trillion, investment data and calculations by Yahoo Finance found. Read more
Weekly Market Commentary
- Weekly Market Commentary December 3, 2018
Last week provided investors clarity on their two biggest concerns: interest rates and trade. Federal Reserve communication indicated rate increases will likely slow in 2019, and over the weekend, the U.S. and China announced an agreement to delay an increase in tariffs from 10% to 25% on a wide range of U.S. goods. In exchange, the Chinese will buy more U.S. goods, and both sides will seek an agreement in the next quarter. Read more