Overview

It is our privilege to work with individuals and families seeking to protect and enhance their financial futures.

While each client has unique aspirations, our experience shows that what all clients want more than anything is an advisor they can trust with their assets and financial plans so they can get on with living life. This is why we go to such lengths to avoid all possible conflicts of interest, champion transparency and provide truly independent, unbiased advice.

Much of our work with individuals and families is driven by important life events – retirement, marriage, births, deaths, the sale of a business, inheritance, downsizing, major medical events, and so on. It is during these pivotal events that people need professionals they can turn to with questions knowing they will get helpful and thoughtful answers, delivered in a way they can understand. With deep experience in these situations over the last five decades, our team is able to respond with the perspective and insight clients expect and value.

Many of our client relationships span multiple generations. This continuity over decades helps families not only efficiently pass assets from one generation to the next, but also share family values about wealth and prepare next generations to act as responsible stewards of family assets.

Perspectives

LBA Monthly View | August 2020

– Notable: S&P 500 members’ share repurchases, Lumber prices, Champagne sales
– Company Highlights: Madison Square Garden Sports, Apple, Nike, Visa
– On Our Minds: What Bugs Us About Gold Bugs

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LBA Monthly View | July 2020

– Notable: Average rate for a 30-year mortgage; Almond prices
– Company Highlights: Johnson & Johnson, Madison Square Garden Sports, Novartis, Alphabet (Google), Home Depot, and Amazon
– On Our Minds: Sears Holdings

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Reflections & Observations: Impacts of a Global Pandemic

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– When the New Normal Becomes Just Normal
– Why a Stock’s Price Does Not Reflect its Value
– Drug Development: A Long, Costly Process
– Real Estate in the time of Coronavirus
– The SECURE Act
– Over the Hill, On the Horizon

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Reflections & Observations: Ignoring the Media Noise and Focusing on the Fundamentals

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– Three Demographic Trends in the US
– Developing Technologies from LBA Companies
– The Importance of Predictability in Cash Flows
– Boeing: The Consequences of Cost-Cutting
– The Death of US Retail?
– A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fixed Income Shoppe

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