IDEAS TO HELP YOU PLAN AND PROSPER
Laird Norton Wealth Management continues to build a reputation as an industry leader not just in the Seattle area but nationwide. From our investment advisors to our trust managers, our in-house expertise is unmatched in serving the complex wealth planning needs of high-net-worth individuals, families and organizations in Seattle and elsewhere.
As wealth advisors, we regularly share our thoughts on topics that help you use your wealth to support your goals and live an extraordinary life. Below, you’ll find articles and reports by our team, as well as key ideas from our Thought Forum™ workshops and presentations.
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ECONOMIC FLASH – Inflation Could Create Headwinds for Markets
As goes January, so goes the year? Current market and economic fundamentals support a positive finish for 2018. However, we think inflation is a rising risk for both stock and bond valuations. In fixed income, our focus on strategies less vulnerable to rising interest rates is proving to be beneficial. In equities, we are adding positions likely to benefit from inflation, such as infrastructure and commodities.
Video: Kristi Mathisen Discusses the 2017 Tax Law
A step-by-step guide to the major changes, by Kristi Mathisen, Managing Director of Tax and Financial Planning at LNWM.
The New 2017 Tax Law and You
Do you itemize deductions? Own a business? Have children under 17? These are some of the things that will affect whether you pay more — or less — in taxes from now on. Find out what has changed, who’s likely to benefit, and what you should do now.
Q1 2018 Economic Outlook: The Rising Cost of Growth
Tax cuts are likely to boost the US economy even more, resulting in rising stock prices (at least in the near term), higher inflation and interest rates. Find out about the adjustments we are making to LNWM portfolios to prepare for the shifts in US monetary and fiscal policy as we head into 2018.
The Power of Family Stories
How do you raise responsible and resilient children ready to tackle life’s challenges? Tell the kids stories about your family as often as you can, advises psychology professor Marshall Duke, Ph.D.