By merging passive, active and alternative investment strategies, we can create portfolios that become something more. Portfolios that can take advantage of whatever the market throws at them. We create opportunity for maximum upside potential and minimum downside risk.
Simply put, imagine eating apple pie without ice cream and cheddar cheese (it's a Southern thing) or a hot dog without mustard and relish, or an Oreo cookie without the creamy filling and a glass of milk!
Fees Matter, Taxes Matter
John Bogle, the founder and former CEO of The Vanguard Group discovered that a fund charging 2% in fees will wipe out two-thirds of a retirement fund over 50 years. While cost should be a major consideration, sometimes however, the cheapest fund is not always the best solution.
You know how airlines now charge you $35 per seat for an extra three inches of leg room? I'll tell you that those three inches make a world of difference!
Process beats Prediction
No one can be right all of the time, that's why we have a process. But sometimes it's foolish to look a gift horse in the mouth.
When the market gives us obvious opportunities, we take them.
*AdvisoryHQ.com, the average fee for assets equal to $1,000,000 is 1.02%.
Our diversified RAMP™ portfolios are comprised of low-cost, passive mutual funds and ETFs. The portfolios were designed using Modern Portfolio Theory so that they lie along the Efficient Frontier. RAMP™ portfolios strive to maximize upside potential and minimize downside risk.
Each portfolio is named after a famous street in New York City and is designed to achieve a specific investment goal. We always keep a watchful eye on taxes and fees. We utilize many different types of asset classes. And we implement an active monitoring and re-balancing strategy.
Clients sometimes come to us with portfolios that were built over the years that consist of good investments, but the investments were picked one-at-a-time and never managed as a whole. Our RAMP™ process can merge those individual investments into a cohesive portfolio, to get them working together as one, with maximum upside potential and minimum downside risk.
Wealth can be created and protected in unique ways with the proper financial resources. Investors who meet the Accredited Investor criteria have access to our 3-D model portfolios. These portfolios consist of three investment areas: