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Invitation: How to Talk Money With Your Family

Invitation: How to Talk Money With Your Family

For many of us, money is a taboo subject within the family. But financial conversations can also be important and even necessary. What do existing estate plans look like? Do older generations intend to contribute to grandkids’ college or wedding bills or give everything to charity? Do family elders have enough to support themselves without family assistance? Do we need to add “financial support to parents” to our own financial plan?

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Last Week in Review – July 8, 2022

Last Week in Review – July 8, 2022

Last Week In ReviewLast week’s stocks erased much of the previous week’s losses on optimism that the Federal Reserve will be able to curb inflation without tipping the economy into a recession. The gains pulled the S&P 500 Index out of “bear market” territory,...

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Global Market Commentary – May 2022

Global Market Commentary – May 2022

A turbulent month for markets ended almost where they started, as global equities eked out a 0.12% return in May. The MSCI All-Country World Index is down 12.83%YTD and is off to its worst five-month start since MSCI included its Emerging Markets category in 1998. In...

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Global Market Commentary – April 2022

Global Market Commentary – April 2022

Global equities tumbled 8.00% in April to bring their YTD return down to -12.94%, the second worst 4-month start to a year in the history of the MSCI All-Country World Index (lagging only the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak by a half of a basis point). Risk assets fell in...

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What We Learned at Perigon’s First Women’s Circle

What We Learned at Perigon’s First Women’s Circle

By Mary Ballin, Andrea Hamilton and Rachel ElsonWhy do we believe what we do about money? And when is it appropriate – or important – to revise those beliefs?That was the topic when Perigon hosted its first Women's Conversation Circle this month. We've created these...

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