2021 Wealth Management Insights
Wealth Management Insights is The Blakeley Group, Inc.'s monthly lineup of informative articles addressing a variety of topics.
Should an article touch on key concerns for you and your family, be it your current needs or future goals, or if you simply want more information on a topic, call us for an appointment.
When it comes to managing wealth, it’s pretty rare to stumble into success. We find the most successful individuals and families employ a specific process that is designed to anticipate hurdles and achieve desired outcomes.
Any wealth managers you consider working with - or currently work with - should possess three key characteristics: integrity, competence, and experience. Here's how you can asses a wealth manager in all three areas.
The bad decisions you avoid can be just as important as the good moves you make. Here's a look at some wealth destroying mistakes that highly successful people do a good job of sidestepping- and how you can too.
Planned giving will help you do well by doing good - providing meaningful financial support to causes that you care about while potentially giving you tax breaks. This overview of charitable giving strategies and vehicles can help you get started - or improve your existing philanthropy.
Wealth planning is a commonly used term among investors and advisors. But what's it all about? Discover the key aspects that make up an effective approach to wealth planning - and how it may fit into your financial picture.
The pandemic exposed some of the biggest issues and problems facing health care access and delivery today. Are you prepared to successfully navigate the health care landscape of the future?
These days, too many successful, wealthy individuals and families are simply not getting the advice that's most appropriate to help them achieve their key financial goals. There are a number of reasons for this, but one main culprit is that there is a relatively small number of financial advisors we would describe as extremely talented and deeply caring professionals. So it's a good time to ask yourself: How good is the financial advice I'm getting?
Being connected to other people, new ideas, and a sense of purpose is a key driver of the quality of life you enjoy personally or professionally. Discover what it really means to live a connected life - and how to make it happen.
The pandemic has impacted people's financial lives in ways both large and small. For many of us, it's changed how we spend our money, and therefore how we accumulate and use those oh-so-desirable rewards doled out by our credit card companies, travel reward programs, and the like.
Online events, tours, and other experiences have become more popular - and sometimes even necessary - over the past year. Check out our list of some of our favorite virtual options in a wide range of interest.
Family wealth can lead to family disharmony and infighting that ruins relationships and net worth. A family constitution can help families gain clarity about what they want to achieve and how best to pursue it.
The most successful people in life tend to have a strong sense of purpose, supported by specific goals, and the perseverance to get back up when they fall. Here's how they make it all happen!
Nearly every company we can think of has a brand that communicates its culture and mission. But chances are, most of us have never considered what our family's culture is all about - what we and our closest loved ones stand for as a unit.