Forum Financial Management, LP Named to the 2020 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers

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LOMBARD, Ill., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Forum Financial Management, LP has been named to the 2020 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers (FT 300). As of December 2019, Forum Financial Management has more than $4.5 billion of assets under management and serviced.

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Karma Forrestal, Forum partner and co-founder of the Forum Women’s Initiative, attributes the steady increase of new clients in the first half of 2020 to efforts by Forum advisors to counsel as many clients and new investors as possible. A feat not easily accomplished in the middle of a pandemic, as Forrestal relates in her July FPA Next Generation Planner feature article on COVID-19 and previous market crises.   

Regarding Forum’s consecutive appearances on the FT 300, Forrestal said, “We are committed to the growth of this firm, which we have defined as growth that is

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Small Business Investment Company (SBIC): Definition and Usage

Small business investment companies (SBICs) are Small Business Administration-licensed and regulated companies that provide funding to small businesses in certain sectors. These companies rely on both internal funds and government funds to invest in small businesses, but they have to follow several regulations in order to maintain their SBA status. 

What is a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC)?

A small business investment company (SBIC) is a privately-owned company that funds small businesses through debt and equity investments. The SBIC typically uses its own capital, along with funds borrowed with SBA guarantee, to lend to small businesses, according to the SBA. SBICs are licensed and regulated by the SBA.

The SBA says it doesn’t invest directly into SBICs, though; instead, the SBA offers the funding to qualified investment firms with certain industry expertise. These SBICs then distribute the funds to small businesses. SBIC loans can range from $25,000 to $10 million.

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Rebalance’s Rapid Growth Recognized: Named to Two Prestigious Lists of Financial Services Industry’s Largest Investment & Wealth Management Advisors

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Rebalance, a mission-driven investment firm committed to making premium financial management services affordable and accessible to everyday investors, has been recognized as one of the most rapidly growing firms in the industry by the San Francisco Business Times and Financial Advisor.

Rebalance was named one of the Largest Bay Area Wealth Management Firms by the San Francisco Business Times. Wealth management firms included in this list are ranked by local assets under management for individual client accounts. This is the first year that Rebalance has been included in this prestigious list, where it debuted at #30.

In addition, Rebalance was named to Financial Advisor Magazine’s 2020 RIA Survey & Ranking, which lists the top independent Registered Investment Advisors throughout the United States. This was the first year Rebalance was included on this list, where it debuted at #360.

“We are

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Online Master’s Degree in Financial Management Concentration in Investment Analysis

The online MS in Financial Management concentration in Investment Analysis is designed for professionals already working in, or seeking positions in, investment research, risk management, security selection, and portfolio management. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of investment strategies, asset valuation, and investment management, and will be prepared to excel at a variety of careers in finance involving analysis and valuation of financial assets as well as risk management.

Students will study the overall investment process as well as the key elements involved, such as asset allocation and security selection. They will obtain basic understanding of debt, equity, and derivatives securities such as options and futures contracts. Students will also learn about services provided by mutual funds and be able to construct portfolios with different risk levels.

The concentration in Investment Analysis provides students with an in-depth understanding of systematic and firm-specific risks, and how to reduce firm-specific risk by combining

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Finance minister seeks investment from UAE for Rs 111 lakh crore National Infrastructure Pipeline

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday held a virtual bilateral meeting with United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister of state for financial affairs Obaid Al Tayer and urged the Middle Eastern nation to participate in India’s ambitious Rs 111 lakh crore National Infrastructure Pipeline.
About 7,000 projects have been identified under the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) with projected investment of Rs 111 lakh crore during 2020-25.
“Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman today held a bilateral meeting via VC with H.E. Obaid Al Tayer, MoS Financial Affairs, UAE.
“Both leaders expressed respect for the long standing relationship between India & UAE, and the need to take it further in mutually beneficial ways,” the finance ministry said in a series of tweets.

During the meeting, both the leaders agreed to cooperate on areas like financial technology (fintech).
“FM mentioned that with NIP, there are greater avenues between India & UAE to collaborate

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LPL Financial Adds YCharts to Vendor Affinity Program To Strengthen Advisor Investment Research and Client Communication Toolset

A new relationship with YCharts will provide LPL Financial-affiliated advisors with discounted access to a suite of powerful investment analysis tools that simplify client engagements, optimize workflows, and enable smarter investment decisions

YCharts, an investment research, analytics, and client communications platform, today announced it has been selected for inclusion in LPL Financial‘s (“LPL”) Vendor Affinity Program.” data-reactid=”20″YCharts, an investment research, analytics, and client communications platform, today announced it has been selected for inclusion in LPL Financial’s (“LPL”) Vendor Affinity Program.

LPL’s Vendor Affinity Program is designed to help advisors reduce the complexity and costs of running their businesses, curating a network of third-party vendors that have agreed to provide their products and services to LPL advisors at discounted prices. Vendors are selected for inclusion in the program based on advisor demand, the ease of using their products or services, and their ability to meet LPL’s security and

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BankUnited to Offer Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management’s Investment Advisory and Retirement Plan Consulting Services to Commercial and Corporate Clients

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BankUnited today announced it has entered into an agreement with United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC d/b/a Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management to provide BankUnited’s commercial and corporate clients investment advisory and retirement plan consulting services.

“From retirement plan consulting to investment advisory, communication, and education, we believe Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management will deliver a broad range of top-level retirement program planning services to help our clients’ retirement programs thrive,” said BankUnited COO Thomas M. Cornish. “We are excited to add this program to our lineup of offerings to corporate and commercial clients.”

The arrangement represents the first of its kind for BankUnited, which will roll out the program to eligible corporate and commercial clients through their relationship bankers beginning in the third quarter of this year.

“At Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, we understand the challenges companies face when it comes to maintaining the

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Marketers in Latam estimate a period of less than 6 months for the recovery of advertising investment

85% of marketers declare that they have reduced their investment in advertising since the start of the crisis caused by Covid-19, mainly in durable consumption goods, government and NGOs…

Marketers in Latin America estimate a period of 5.7 months for the recovery of advertising investment from August, representing a return to ‘normality’ from the beginning of 2021.

This is one of the main conclusions to emerge from the Trend Score Latam barometer (Covid-19 special) promoted by Más Cartagena and Scopen.

It was conducted over the month of June, with the collaboration of the most important Agency Associations in the region (AAM, AAP, ABAP, ACHAP, APAP, AVE, CAAM and UCEP).

A total of 166 marketers

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Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV Makes New $243,000 Investment in Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO)

Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV acquired a new position in shares of Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 2,830 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $243,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of QTWO. Raymond James & Associates lifted its holdings in Q2 by 23.8% during the 1st quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 16,597 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $980,000 after buying an additional 3,189 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Q2 by 65.8% during the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 18,579 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,097,000 after acquiring an additional 7,370 shares during the last quarter. Strs

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Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV Makes New Investment in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS)

Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV purchased a new position in shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 1,707 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $218,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SWKS. Berman Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in Skyworks Solutions by 103.1% during the 2nd quarter. Berman Capital Advisors LLC now owns 199 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock worth $25,000 after acquiring an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Certified Advisory Corp boosted its stake in shares of Skyworks Solutions by 541.3% during the 1st quarter. Certified Advisory Corp now owns 295 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock worth $26,000 after acquiring an additional 249 shares in the last quarter. SeaBridge Investment Advisors

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