Tapparo Capital Management provides unbiased financial advisory and investment management services on a fee-only basis to individuals, families, and their closely held businesses. Our mission is to create and maintain wealth for our clients through long-term, effective asset management strategies. We build client relationships based on trust, competent professional advice, continual communication, and prompt personal service. We assist our clients in setting financial goals, monitoring these goals, and keeping them informed of the process and achievement of these goals.
We strive to help our clients improve the quality of their lives and achieve everything that is important to them. We understand that money is merely a means to achieve an end and not an end in itself. In that light, our primary strategy to achieve this goal is to focus on how our clients’ financial activities can best allow their money to work for them.
We strongly believe that a proactive, goal-oriented approach is the key to generating wealth, because without a target, there is nothing to aim for. By providing a professional, disciplined strategy for making financial decisions, Tapparo Capital Management helps our clients to remain focused on long-term investment trends and to ignore the short-term noise of the market.
Our investment philosophy is based on our belief that the most important investment decision an investor can make is not which investment to buy, but rather, how assets should be allocated based upon the investor’s attitudes, objectives, circumstances, and risk-taking capacity. Many people assume that all they need to achieve their financial goals is good investment advice. While this is important, we believe that good investment advice can only come from good investment planning. An investment plan creates the larger framework within which it becomes possible to make coordinated financial decisions that maximize the probability of achieving your goals.
At Tapparo Capital Management, we believe that you should not be afraid to dream about your future. You might imagine a long and rewarding retirement without lifestyle compromise. To have the ability to participate financially in your children’s lives. To be able to fund in some degree the education of your grandchildren. To provide quality care for your parents. To have the ability to make a legacy to an institution or charity. Or whatever your dreams might be.
For the first time, achieving your goals is no longer a matter of extraordinary luck or remarkable talent. It is slowly becoming a procedural matter involving professional knowledge and discipline. At Tapparo Capital Management, our services are all about helping our clients to achieve their goals and thereby a better life.
On Monday (February 5, 2018), the S&P 500 fell 4.1%. This was the steepest decline since August 2011. Should we be worried? Right now, I don't think so. Let's take a rational look at what's going on with this market.
While Monday's d...