Tag: Investing

Our investors have done well!

Our investors continue to gain on inflation! During the third quarter of 2017 our investors’ portfolios, in the aggregate have increased in value by 4.12%. The average annualized return for our investors during the past 5 years has been +5.31%. The precise rate of inflation during the past 5 years is not yet known, but a good estimate would be about… Read more →

4th Quarter Investment Results and More.

Our investment management clients will now find preliminary 4th quarter reports posted in their secure folders. It was a pretty good quarter for most, with the average total return being a gain of 1.92%. The cost of living decreased by approximately 0.15%. Final inflation numbers will become available around the 20th of January. Category returns for the quarter, and the year are shown below.… Read more →

A Quick Note, October 27 2015.

It is not uncommon for a client to say something like this, “Investment X has gained a lot lately. Why don’t we invest more in it?” Or, “Why do we keep holding money market funds and short-term bonds when the yield is so low?” The answer to these questions is related to the experience written about in an Associated Press release published… Read more →