Happy Independence Day! (2 Days Belated)
I hope you all enjoyed the holiday and spent some time reflecting on what is important in your life.
We are at it once again. You guessed it... Inflation. We are beating inflation like a rented mule. (Apologies in advance to all the rented mules who were offended by that comment.)
Since inflation is not going away, we are going to keep discussing this until everyone is up to speed. This has global impact so prepare yourselves.
This week we will be discussing the impact of inflation on valuations, should you invest in growth vs value, and we discuss the markets and what our thoughts are. Join us with your frosty beverage of choice (as long as your are not driving, or it is a slushy). Cheers
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Today's Guest: Kirk Chisholm
Kirk Chisholm is a Wealth Manager and Principal at Innovative Advisory Group, an independent Registered Investment Advisor located in Lexington, MA. He has been providing wealth management services to individuals, executives, entrepreneurs, and their families since 1999. He is an outside the box thinker, risk manager, inflation expert, blogger, podcaster, and all-around interesting guy. Kirk is dedicated to developing lasting relationships with all of his clients and their families. One of the benefits of working with Kirk is his patience, empathy, and his ability to provide clear and easy-to-understand explanations to complex financial topics.
Kirk developed a unique philosophy for the wealth management industry called Risk Management First. The medical field has a similar way of thinking of “first do no harm”. This philosophy focuses on risk management for clients in all aspects of their lives in ways the industry does not address. Risk management does not stop with investments. It also requires working closely with other professionals to address areas of their financial lives not currently being met.
In 2008, Kirk co-founded Innovative Advisory Group to address the needs not being addressed by the wealth management industry. It started with specializing in alternative assets held in retirement accounts (i.e. self directed IRAs/401ks). Then the company expanded into the specialization of college funding (i.e. planning, strategy, and paying the least possible for a high quality education), Risk Management First, exit planning for business owners, advanced planning (estate, tax, etc), and providing practice management and leadership training to other financial advisors, accountants and attorneys.
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