January 2019 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on February 5, 2019

What a difference a month can make! Markets that ended 2018 with steep December declines reversed course to churn out robust gains during the month of January. The S&P 500, the most widely...

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Money Talks: The Inheritance Trap

Posted by Cale Dowell on February 1, 2019

Do you plan to leave an inheritance to your kids?

A 2015 report by US News found that Baby Boomers control 70% of all of the disposable income in the United States, which is leading to the largest...

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Who Really Needs a Financial Advisor? You.

Posted by Conner Combs on January 18, 2019

You get results with a personal trainer and you get peace of mind with a financial advisor. You set goals, customize a plan, work hard, and then enjoy the results. The only difference, of course,...

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2018 Year-end Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on January 11, 2019

2018 proved to be a curious year for financial markets. At the end of the third quarter, US stocks were firmly on track for their tenth consecutive year of gains, up +10.6% on the year through Q3...

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Money Talks: A New Year, A New Market

Posted by Cale Dowell on December 31, 2018

What is your New Year’s Resolution?  Why is that important to you?

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Mid-December Market Update

Posted by Ethan Pollard on December 21, 2018

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

This Christmas season, we hope you are focusing on spending time with loved ones and celebrating Christ’s birth.  At Archetype, our job is to worry about the...

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Money Talks: Markets Got You Dizzy?

Posted by Cale Dowell on December 18, 2018
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November 2018 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on December 5, 2018

Financial markets bounced back from a rough October to see gains across the board for the month of November. The S&P 500 gained +2.0% on the month and appears poised to end 2018 in positive...

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Money Talks: Principled Investing

Posted by Cale Dowell on December 3, 2018

When it comes to savvy investing, many people think about Michael Burry profiting 489% returns off of the 2008 market crash. After all, only a handful of people in the world took the bet against...

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The Elephant in the Room

Posted by Sarah Bradley on November 29, 2018

In my last blog post, I highlighted the reality of relational risks (the “Why?” behind your financial plan) in your financial portfolio (read more here). In this post, I will discuss the impact of...

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Frequently Asked Questions: The Three Dials

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 20, 2018

We never want to be a “Black Box” when it comes to our investment strategies and philosophies. In fact, we want our clients to be empowered with the knowledge of how their assets are being...

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Why would a Wealth Management company host an event on helping your family thrive?

Posted by Cale Dowell on November 15, 2018

Why would a Wealth Management company host an event on helping families thrive?

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October 2018 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 6, 2018

 If October felt scary to you for reasons unrelated to Halloween, it may be due to the stock market’s biggest one-month decline in nearly ten years. In February of 2009, the S&P 500 index lost...

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Money Talks: Does Culture Matter?

Posted by Cale Dowell on October 26, 2018

Peter Drucker, the great American management educator, is famously quoted for the phrase, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” A friend of mine has that quote immortalized on the central wall of...

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The Ideal Stewardship Model

Posted by Sarah Bradley on October 25, 2018

When you purchased or built your home, what did you consider? Certainly the price, probably the neighborhood. You considered whether its size could accommodate your family or future family. You...

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Who Does Your Financial Advisor Really Represent?

Posted by Jeff Thomas on October 19, 2018

In my recent blog entitled “The Three Mega-Trends in the Wealth Management Business”, I made the case that three important things need to happen in this industry:

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What is your first Memory of money as a child?

Posted by Jeff Thomas on October 19, 2018

In my blog entitled “The Three Mega-Trends in the Wealth Management Business”, I made the case that three important things need to happen in this industry:

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Reflections from an Empty Nest

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on October 17, 2018

With the holiday season just around the corner, we have turned our focus here at Archetype toward family. Our mission is to help families thrive over generations. However, the current reality is...

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Market Update 10/15

Posted by Ethan Pollard on October 16, 2018

At market close on October 15th, the S&P 500 index was down about -6.5% from its peak last month, and last Wednesday’s -3.2% loss was the largest decline since February. In fact, many of the same...

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2018 Third Quarter Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on October 5, 2018

With Q3 in the books, we find ourselves looking back on another quarter where US stocks outperformed all other assets, and portfolio diversification is again on trial. The debate over the merits...

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What do you mean the wealth management business needs to "grow up"?

Posted by Jeff Thomas on October 3, 2018

In my blog entitled “The Three Mega-Trends in the Wealth Management Business”, I made the case that three important things need to happen in this industry:

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5 Things for Young Professionals to Look for in an Investment Strategy

Posted by Conner Combs on September 21, 2018

Be wise with your money. We have always heard it but have we ever considered it? Does this mean to save it all for a rainy day? Invest it aggressively? Buy that new car? Hide your money underneath...

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Your Money Impacts 4 Key Areas

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on September 19, 2018

YOUR WEALTH INVOLVES more than simply picking the right investments. Your money affects your family, your legacy, your strategy and your investments. 

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Why would a wealth management firm host a giving event?

Posted by Jeff Thomas on September 13, 2018

Well, our Firm did this week!  Why?  That’s easy:   We use a different scorecard than most firms.

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Sustainable Investing: Your “Why” Shouldn’t Make Them Cry

Posted by Peter Roselle on September 3, 2018

“The Atlantic” published an article in 1945 titled “As We May Think”, by a brilliant scientist named Vannevar Bush. He wrote, “Consider a future device (The Memex)… in which an individual stores...

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Money Talks: Do I Need a Financial Plan?

Posted by Cale Dowell on August 30, 2018

Developing a clear picture of your financial future is no small feat – even the world’s biggest companies invest in entire teams to help forecast revenue and expenses. Just as high-capacity...

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Sustainable Investing: Beware of Fishing with Dynamite

Posted by Peter Roselle on August 28, 2018

In certain parts of the world fishermen use a destructive shortcut to increase the size of their catch. Instead of using nets, they drop a stick of dynamite on top of a reef to kill the fish,...

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Sustainable Investing: Pay it Forward

Posted by Peter Roselle on August 17, 2018

Back in 1916 the author Lily Hardy wrote, “You don’t pay love back, you pay it forward.” It’s a great principle that plays out in many ways in our lives. Think of parenting. There seems to be a...

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The Three Mega-Trends in the Wealth Management Business

Posted by Jeff Thomas on August 9, 2018

“The model is broken!”

For years, that’s what I said about the wealth management business.

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Consider "Sustainable Investing" as a Conversation Starter with the Next Generation

Posted by Peter Roselle on August 7, 2018

Our clients often ask us for advice on helping educate the next generation about investing principles.

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Sustainable Investing: Treasure the Human Factor

Posted by Peter Roselle on June 14, 2018

I’m a big fan of the movie “Sully”. Since I live and work near NYC, I’m often reminded of the “Miracle on the Hudson” whenever I’m near the river. My most memorable scene from the movie is when...

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Archetype Welcomes Peter Roselle!

Posted by Cale Dowell on May 1, 2018

Archetype Wealth welcomes Peter Roselle! Peter adds over 30 years of wealth management and financial planning experience to the team, and will be focused on launching our New York City office....

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Archetype Wealth Partners to host event for Business Owners

Posted by Cale Dowell on September 19, 2017

Friends,

We hope that if you were affected by Hurricane Harvey, that your world is slowly getting back to normal. Our team here at Archetype Wealth Partners has been busy pitching in around town...

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Hurricane Harvey Update/Insurance Claim Tip

Posted by Jeff Thomas on August 28, 2017

Friends,

Greetings to you from soggy Houston!

Your Archetype team just wanted to reach out in the aftermath of hurricane Harvey

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Archetype Client Portal

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on June 14, 2017

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We wanted to let you know about your new and improved Client Portal. This little "Client Login" feature at the top of each page on our website offers big benefits...

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Introducing Our Signature Service

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on June 4, 2017

Free Family Financial Blueprint

Healthy people go to the doctor for regular checkups, we visit the Dentist a couple times a year to get our teeth cleaned, and when we hear a funny noise coming...

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Houston Archetype Wealth Partners Day One

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on April 30, 2017

Open for Business

Houston based Archetype Wealth Partners is excited to announce Day One of our launch. We are a team of experienced professionals coming together to work with one heart and one...

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blueprint

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on April 24, 2017

blue·print

noun: blueprint; plural noun: blueprints something resembling a blueprint (as in serving as a model or providing guidance); especially : a detailed plan, or program of action, a...

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Day One

Posted by Archetype Wealth Content Team on April 24, 2017

ar·che·type

noun: archetype the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype.

Our team has eagerly...

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