Private Wealth Management Insights

Fleeting Fad or Future Fortune – The New Bitcoin ETFs are Here

While Greenspring likes some alternative assets and has included them in our client portfolios over the years, we do not think Bitcoin merits a dedicated portion of an investment portfolio. Bitcoin is almost pure speculation with little intrinsic value.  Unlike stocks and bonds, there are no profits, dividends or interest, and the price is based only on what a buyer is willing to pay.

Tax Drag: Picking Up Nickles

“Picking up nickels in front of a steamroller” is an old saying in the investment world to describe a strategy that has small, positive, and fairly regular returns, with the occasional huge risk that can wipe you out. Tax planning around your investments gets half of the saying right, in that tax planning is like picking up nickels, which can generate small, positive, and fairly regular returns – if you do it right.

Retirement Planning: Not One Size Fits All

The best way to achieve any goal is by implementing a plan. Whether you are 20 years or two years from retirement, it is never too early or too late to put a plan in place to achieve your retirement goals. We want to share with you some of the key considerations for a successful retirement.

Unlocking Philanthropy: The Strategic Advantages of Donating Appreciated Assets

Philanthropy is a powerful tool for positive change, and donor-advised funds (DAFs) have become increasingly popular vehicles for strategic giving.

Considering Investing in Cryptocurrency? Here Are 3 Questions You Need to Ask First.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last couple years, it is inevitable that you have heard someone talk about investing in cryptocurrency (crypto).
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3 Reasons to Hire a Financial Advisor

Business partnership coworkers using a tablet to chart company financial statements report and profits work progress and planning in office room.

Finance After Loss

Losing your partner can be devastating. It is understandable that you may experience a flood of feelings - grief, sorrow, numbness, fear, anger, even guilt. To add insult to injury there are numerous financial items to address. When you are ready to tackle these items use this checklist as a guide to help you navigate your way to a new normal.

Finance After Divorce

Getting divorced is STRESSFUL- physically, mentally, and financially. Facing uncertainty and navigating the unknown can be overwhelming as you grapple with the million-dollar question “Will I be OK?” One of the best ways to regain a sense of security is to make a financial plan. Reducing financial uncertainty will help you tackle the many other stressors related to divorce. Here is a checklist with a few action items to help you get started in taking control of your finances after a divorce.

Opening Doors: Coming Out of Pride Month

Just like everyone else, LGBTQ+ folks have to think about cash flow, medical bills, if they want to get married or start a family, saving an emergency fund, changing jobs, negotiating salaries, titling assets, and living a life that's authentic to them. At the same time, we want to feel understood and like we don't have to hide who we are. As a gay man in finance and wealth management, I want my community to know I am - and Greenspring Advisors is - a safe space for you.