The Forster Group - Morgan Stanley Team - Santa Barbara, CA
Morgan Stanley
The Forster Group
at Morgan Stanley
Consulting Group
1014 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-7910
toll-free: (800) 874-0282
fax: (805) 564-7949

Retirement and Financial Planning Specialists

Welcome

We believe success in achieving important financial goals starts with a comprehensive wealth strategy. We will help you define what is most important to you and then formulate the strategies that are suited for your needs, whether you are accumulating wealth or investing for income, solidifying your retirement plan or devising a distribution approach that meets your lifestyle and legacy goals.




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  • We invite you to view our Retirement Education Presentations below:

    Target Date Funds

    Optimizing your 401(k)

    Borrowing from Your 401(k)

    Five Steps to Help You Towards Retirement

    Choosing Investments for Your Retirement

  • Click here to view Lisa Shallet's article Can Low Volatility Last While Uncertainty Is High?

  • See August On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    "Into Thin Air?" There’s a lot of talk in the media about stock market valuations being in nosebleed territory, writes Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley & Co. Given low interest rates and low market volatility, they’re actually more down to earth.

    “Welcome to the Circular Economy" In the circular economy, resource efficiency and waste reduction is paramount, explains Lily S. Trager, director of investing with impact at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Products are designed so that at the end of their useful lives, they can be dissembled and the components redirected to new uses.  

    “Taking Advantage of Short-Term Market Opportunities” The Global Investment Committee already provides strategic asset allocation, with a seven-year horizon, and tactical asset allocation, with a one-year horizon. Its new “Dynamic Allocation Framework” looks at a three-month horizon, shifting allocations dynamically based on changing economic and market conditions.

    • Plus, look for more on economics, equities and fixed income investments, and a Q&A featuring Andy Rothman of Matthews Asia, a long-time China investor who talks about investment opportunities in the world’s second-largest economy.

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