Posts Tagged ‘Glassman Wealth Services Northern Virginia financial advisory firm’

What Zappos Taught Us About Creating the Ultimate Client Experience

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Experience, they say, is the greatest teacher.  So when the Glassman Wealth Services’ team gathered to talk about how we could improve our own clients’ experience, I wanted them to have an excellent example fresh in their minds. Read Barry’s Forbes.com article to learn How to Deliver a Wow Experience.        

No Crystal Ball? 6 Ways to Prepare Your Portfolio for Unpredictable Times

“My crystal ball is in the shop.” That’s how I usually answer the impossible question of where things are headed in the markets over the coming days, weeks, and years. And I’ve been getting that question a lot recently as change seems to be the new normal. On an almost daily basis, we’re hit with […]

Glassman Wealth Services Named to Top RIA Ranking

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Glassman Wealth Services was ranked as one of the top Registered Investment Advisory firms nationally again this year by Financial Advisor magazine. Read the complete story.        

Debt Crisis – Japan

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Anytime you have to redraw or resize a chart to accommodate one piece of data – a severe outlier, if you will – you have to talk about it. Since it likely means something is amiss, you ignore it at your own peril. It begs the question, then, as to why the media, economists and […]

GWS February 2012 Economic Report Now Available

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As financial advisors, we look at a broad range of market and economic forces to form our investment decisions. In our monthly economic report, we take a look at the effects these forces have had on markets nationally and globally during the month. This broader perspective helps us to provide more insightful investment and financial […]

GWS January 2012 Economic Report

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As financial advisors, we look at a broad range of market and economic forces to form our investment decisions. In our monthly economic report, we take a look at the effects these forces have had on markets nationally and globally during the month. This broader perspective helps us to provide more insightful investment and financial […]

Will Consumers Power our Economic Engine in 2012?

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Consumers are an integral cog in the American economic engine, but since the financial crisis hit its crescendo, consumers have been under high attack. By most traditional measures, the economy is larger today than any time in our history, but it is hard to argue that consumers are feeling the benefits of that expansion. That […]

4 Ways Retirees Can Beat The Yield Drought

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Barry Glassman spoke with Sharon Epperson on CNBC’s Power Lunch about strategies to overcome the Yield Drought, a phrase he coined for today’s low-yield environment.  In the interview, Barry points out 4 things retirees and investors can do now to potentially improve their investment income.  Click here to see the interview. Our research paper,  ”The Yield […]