Our 2022 Review of the Best Financial Advisors in the DC/MD/VA Area
Occasionally we meet with potential clients and it’s just not the right fit. Perhaps our wealth management philosophies are not aligned, or after establishing a net worth statement they don’t meet our $2 million of investable assets minimum. There are many types of financial advisors, Glassman Wealth isn’t right for everyone—and that’s okay! We’re committed…Read More
Barry Glassman meets with Julie Cooling of the RIA Channel
Barry recently met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO of the RIA Channel to discuss Glassman Wealth, and our One Client Approach. Click the picture below to watch the full interview.Read More
Investment News: What If You Had Just One Client?
What if you had just one client? Barry Glassman met with InvestmentNews at Schwab IMPACT 2018, and shared how this mindset helps shape our firm and allows us to best serve our clients. Click the photo below to watch the full video.Read More
Is Your Broker Changing Firms? Should You Stay, Or Should You Go?
You’ve been working with a broker for years, and built up a great relationship, and one day they announce that they’ve left their firm in pursuit of greener pastures. So what now? Do you keep your assets at the original firm, where they’ve been for years, or do you follow the individual you’ve been working…Read More
Barry Glassman named FPA 2018 Planner of the Year
We are thrilled that Barry Glassman has been named the 2018 Planner of the Year by the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area. Two of the major criteria for this award are Community/Charitable work, and Innovative Financial planning techniques/practice management; two things that not only Barry but the entire firm here at Glassman…Read More
Are Financial Advisors Worth the Cost?
It’s now possible to invest for basically nothing. On one side of the cost spectrum are firms like Vanguard and Betterment, who are commoditizing low-cost investing. On the other side are the old-school brokers, potentially selling expensive investment and insurance products to clients. Somewhere in the middle of the cost spectrum is the comprehensive, fiduciary…Read More
Three Reasons Your Financial Advisor Should Be Reviewing Your Tax Return
This article was originally published on August 7th, 2017, and updated due to recent changes in the tax code as of July 18th, 2018. One of the first questions we tend to ask new clients is whether their former financial advisor ever requested a copy of their tax return. And the answer we usually get in…Read More
Stop Sabotaging Your Portfolio
This article was originally published on Forbes on June 5th, 2018. When it comes to their portfolio, investors might just be their own worst enemy. Of course they’re not intentionally sabotaging their success, but the evidence shows it’s still happening. In 2017, the stock markets seemed indestructible, and many investors felt that way as money…Read More