Family Capital Blog

2017 Q2 Investment Letter

Stocks Continued to Rally in Q2, Mixed Signals Persist

Global equity investors enjoyed another quarter of strong performance as the S&P 500 Index rose 3.1% and the MSCI All Country World Index (ex US) gained 3.3%. Emerging markets led developed markets for the second consecutive quarter as the MSCI Emerging Markets Index jumped 6.6%. Year to date, these three indexes increased 9.3%, 8.7...

Have You Planned For Your Digital Assets?

Have you ever considered what happens to your family pictures and all of your other digital assets after you die? It seems that traditional photo albums are fast becoming a quaint practice of earlier non-digital generations. Today, most holidays, summer vacations, travel, graduations, weddings, and other important events are memorialized in digital photos and video – much of which is imme...

Rich or Regular – Everyone Needs to Make Time for Estate Planning

The only way to make sure that your wishes are carried out after your death is to have a comprehensive estate plan in place, according to a post from ,"Money Matters: Common estate planning mistakes."Some people make the mistake of thinking that estate planning will be extr...

Maybe the Biggest "OOPS!" In Estate Planning

Updating beneficiary designations is usually the simplest part of estate planning, but it's also the most likely part of estate planning to be overlooked. You have beneficiaries on pretty much every account, from 401(k)s to life insurance policies. Do you know who your beneficiaries are?

USA Today says that it's not just because many of us have the majority of our...