Monthly Archives: January 2019

Risk Vigilance from Antarctic Marathons to American Wealth Management

2019-01-31T17:24:04+00:00

Antarctica, the frozen continent, is an unforgiving and unrelenting wasteland. Visitors are greeted by sub-zero temperatures, bone-chilling winds, hidden crevasses, endless ice sheets, perpetual darkness in winter, and blinding glare during summer. Since the earliest days of polar exploration, adventurers have sought to mitigate the inherent risks imposed by Antarctica. Pioneering Antarctic explorer Ernest [...]

Risk Vigilance from Antarctic Marathons to American Wealth Management 2019-01-31T17:24:04+00:00

Take the Leap: Reflections on Running 155 Miles Across the World’s Driest Desert

2019-01-24T16:44:44+00:00

109 runners gathered at the starting line of the Atacama Crossing, a 155-mile ultra marathon across the world’s driest desert. At an elevation of 10,500 feet, I felt the thin air with each chilled breath. I blew into my hands in a futile attempt to warm numb fingers before tightening my ruck sack, loaded [...]

Take the Leap: Reflections on Running 155 Miles Across the World’s Driest Desert 2019-01-24T16:44:44+00:00

How to Spot, Manage, and Mitigate Risk

2019-01-16T11:46:15+00:00

An Introduction to Risk Management When it comes to investing, returns hinge in part on your tolerance of non-systemic risks. At its core, risk is uncertainty—uncertainty that the investment you make today will pay off tomorrow (or in the next week, year, or decade). Uncertainty that if you swim in faster currents [...]

How to Spot, Manage, and Mitigate Risk 2019-01-16T11:46:15+00:00

Trends in Financial Cybersecurity

2019-01-07T17:08:08+00:00

With ever-changing cybersecurity regulations and new technology integrations, wealth management professionals are required to keep up with trends and update strategies accordingly. New cybersecurity regulations often change from year to year. For example, in May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) updated laws across the EU for data privacy standards, and subsequent standards [...]

Trends in Financial Cybersecurity 2019-01-07T17:08:08+00:00