U.S. equities continued to move up in December with many indexes ending the calendar year in record territory. International and emerging market equities performed strongly for the month and year on upbeat global economic data. The decline in the U.S. dollar during the year further enhanced international and emerging market returns for U.S. based investors. […]
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U.S. equities continued to rally in November amid strong corporate earnings, optimism surrounding tax reform, and rising consumer confidence. International and emerging market equities declined in local terms, but U.S. based investors experienced modest positive returns due to the decline in the U.S. dollar relative to other currencies. Bonds declined as the market priced in […]
On November 18, Alev Lewis of Acacia Wealth attended the 2020 Women on Boards Los Angeles/Orange County Luncheon at the LA music center. 2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. Alev currently serves as the Treasurer […]
Global equities continued to rise in October as economic conditions around the world showed improvement. Interest rates held steady as the Federal Reserve unanimously voted to keep rates the same, but hinted at a possible rate hike in December. Economic Data Real U.S. GDP in the third quarter rose 3.0%, a slight decrease over the […]
On Saturday, October 28th the Financial Planning Association held the 8th annual Los Angeles Financial Planning Day at the Los Angeles Central Library. Co-lead by Pro Bono Director, Joe Rosol, and Public Relations Director, Amy Born, of the Los Angeles chapter of Financial Planning Association, dozens of qualified Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professionals offered free, […]
On Saturday, October 7, 2017, and in conjunction with Financial Planning Association Los Angeles, Amy Born, conducted one-on-one personal financial counseling sessions with Little Tokyo Service Center clients. Founded in 1979, the Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation (LTSC CDC), has been an important resource for the residents of a diverse community. LTSC […]
Both U.S. and developed international equities posted strong returns for the month as investors focused on improving economic conditions and shrugged off geopolitical tensions and mass destruction by hurricanes and earthquakes. Emerging market equities reversed recent trend and declined slightly in September, but still lead the way on a year-to-date and one-year basis. U.S. interest […]
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On September 23, 2017 the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House (LARMH), celebrated its annual Mac Tonight Gala at The Globe Theater at Universal Studios. For the past 37 years, LARMH has been providing a “home away from home” to families while their children are undergoing treatment for critical illness or injury at local hospitals. This […]
On Saturday, September 16, 2017, and in conjunction with Financial Planning Association Los Angeles, Amy Born, conducted one-on-one personal financial counseling sessions with Habitat Partner Homebuyers. With the support of community partners, donors and volunteers, Habitat LA constructs new or renovates existing homes alongside Habitat Partner Homebuyers. In addition to a down payment and monthly […]
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