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Lessons Learned: Avoiding Costly Mistakes in Wealth Management

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Wealth Planning
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Don’t let conventional wisdom damage your unconventional wealth.  Conventional advice may be harmful if you’ve accumulated significant wealth.Avoiding critical mistakes in wealth management, advisor selection, asset allocation, and family communication is key.Working with a trusted advisor in a collaborative wealth management environment is crucial.“Subtract your age from 100 to get your target stock allocation.

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Deciphering Investment Terminology

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Investment Management
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Learn more about Sharpe ratios, beta, standard deviation, and other investment terms.The Sharpe ratio measures a security’s risk-adjusted return.Beta measures the volatility of a security relative to a relevant benchmark index.While these measurements can be hard to understand at first, they are important tools for comparing potential investments.Are you confused by some of the terms analysts use to quantify risk and performance? Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common measurements.

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