The Forster Group - Morgan Stanley Team - Santa Barbara, CA
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The Forster Group
at Morgan Stanley
Consulting Group
1014 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-7904
toll-free: (800) 874-0282
fax: (805) 564-7949

Retirement and Financial Planning Specialists


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

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

    • "Back on Track" Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, explains that the equity markets are back on track for the kind of year he was expecting at the start of the 2015. While not spectacular, he says, the stock market’s 4% return for the year to date is more than respectable for the eighth year of the recovery since the Great Recession and the financial crisis.

    • "Passing Through an Inflection Point" A run of soft economic data has some investors nervous about a global recession. Chetan Ahya and Elga Bartsch, co-heads of Morgan Stanley Global Economics, write that while the global recovery is bumpy, brittle and below par, they don’t expect a recession.

    • "A Quest for Quality" While US stocks have largely recovered the ground lost in the August sell-off, don’t read it as an “all clear” signal, writes Lisa Shalett, head of investment and portfolio strategies for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Going forward, investors will need a different strategy.

    Plus, look for more on equities and bonds, as well as a question-and-answer session with Afsaneh Beschloss, chief executive officer of The Rock Creek Group, hedge fund manager and former treasurer and chief investment officer of the World Bank.

  • How would you like to organize all of your account data in one location, regardless of where your accounts are held, giving you an integrated view of your financial picture? We have a solution – OneView. Learn about the key benefits of OneView by watching this short video.

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