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 – Is 3% US Economic Growth Sustainable?
Within equities, we have grown more cautious due to rising valuations and the recent uptick in volatility, driven by geopolitical concerns. We are evaluating whether our portfolios may benefit from more defensive positioning as we head into Q4.
Who Needs a Trust? Maybe You
Too complicated. Too costly. Not necessary. That’s what is often said about trusts. So it may surprise you that trusts can be as simple and cost-effective as you want them to be while resolving all sorts of issues and concerns.
Q3 2017 Economic Outlook – Central Banks Shift Gears
After a very good 2nd quarter for equities, we are far from complacent. Monetary policy is shifting, US tax reform and infrastructure spending are uncertain, and there are ongoing geopolitical tensions. All this will weigh on the bond and stock markets.