What is important to you?
As you consider life-altering decisions such as a career change, retirement, real estate investments or transferring ownership of a family business, a comprehensive wealth management strategy becomes an integral aspect of the decision-making process. What is important as you experience significant milestones will likely change and adapt, as should your financial strategy.
What is wealth management and what does it include?
Beyond focusing exclusively on investments, true comprehensive wealth management incorporates many factors of your complete financial picture, such as risk management, credit and liquidity needs, estate planning strategies and charitable giving – essentially any decision involving finances that impact your life.
With the Phelps Group, your needs are the priority of our business. Investments are merely one aspect of an extensive wealth management approach. By utilizing our in-depth experience and industry knowledge, we work closely with our clients to develop and implement a customized wealth plan which recognizes your overall goals and relevant time frame to realize them.
A primary component of the culture at The Phelps Group stems from our ongoing communication with clients. We understand that successful relationships extend well beyond providing information, ideas and strategies. With regularly scheduled calls, relevant client events as well as community outreach, we strive to create relationships that extend beyond your financial needs.
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• "Keep Those Emotions in Check" Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, notes that the greatest determinant of investment success may be one’s ability to control his or emotions and not overreact on the downside—or the upside.
• "Lower Your Sights" The 10-year outlook from Morgan Stanley & Co. strategists calls for lower stock and bond returns. They also anticipate lower inflation in which case real returns should not go down as much as nominal returns.
• "Gold and Inflation—It’s Complicated" Of course, gold has a link to inflation, but growth in money supply and nominal GDP count, too.
• Plus, look for more on global equities and fixed income investments.
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