You may not know everything about your investments. After all, that's why you hired a professional to manage them. But how do you know if your adviser has your best financial interest at heart? Three area finance experts discuss red flags, regulations and resources for individuals concerned about their money.
RONALD NORWOOD and BRIDGET HOY have been appointed as chairman and vice chair, respectively, of Lewis Rice Fingersh’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
There’s no question LN readers are in-the-know, so who better to ask about the things that make St. Louis stand out and stand proud? Here, we present the very best, as selected by our readers, in the 2014 Ladue News Platinum List!
Pinnacle Entertainment has appointed WARD SHAW as VP and GM of River City Casino & Hotel. Shaw most recently worked as GM of Tropicana Evansville in Indiana.
More than 16 million people in the United States were victims of identity theft in 2012, according to the Department of Justice. But identity theft isn’t inescapable, according to local finance experts.
Moneta Group welcomes communications manager EMILY BARLEAN to its team. Barlean’s work history includes working as senior corporate communications specialist and social media manger at Concordia Publishing House.
You’ve been working hard to achieve your financial goals, dreaming of the days when you will be able to enjoy retirement. But are you doing enough now to ensure you can maintain your accustomed lifestyle into the future? Here, local financial advisers share the most important factors when it comes to setting aside money today for a brighter tomorrow.
Five years later, the real estate market is bouncing back. After overcoming the high foreclosure rates of the 2008 recession and its unstable aftermath, area experts and residents again are showing signs of confidence in the housing market.
Proper communication is widely attributed as a trait of a healthy marriage, but it appears something has been lost in translation. When asked about investment decisions, 38 percent of married women surveyed declared themselves the primary decision-maker—but merely 5 percent of their husbands agreed, according to a study by BMO Private Bank.
DON ROCHLEAU II has joined the investment firm Alvery Bartlett Group as a registered representative. Rochleau earned a B.S.B.A. in finance from Lindenwood University.
Anthony Dorn of Moneta Group
A truly great song can break and warm your heart simultaneously. Despite her age—or perhaps enhanced by it—7-year-old cancer patient Arianna has created just that while in the hospital. The opportunity wasn’t a musical miracle: It was Maryville University’s Kids Rock Cancer.
Creating good by giving back is a gift to yourself, local financial advisers say. But before making a major donation to support your favorite cause, heed the following pieces of advice to avoid scams, maximize that gift and leave a lasting legacy of philanthropy.
Throw a full-time job on top of being a mother, and women these days are busy. We spotlighted three working moms who balance high-profile jobs and motherhood with ease and style.
Known by some as the St. Louis spring event, Friends of St. Louis Children’s Hospital recently held its 10th annual Table Tops event at The Ritz-Carlton.
“At 91 my mom is sweet, unassuming, loves the Lord and is still as pretty as ever! She still remembers when horse-drawn wagons delivered the milk and when the ‘Laclede Gas Man’ lit the streetlights each night. She is as inquisitive as a child and always makes sure to point out a perfectly blue sky, and then wonder what makes it so blue.”
You voted, we listened! Ladue News readers know what they like; and with this year's Platinum List, you've made your voices heard. This list compiles the best of St. Louis.
With the enactment of the American Taxpayer Relief Act on Jan. 2, your 2013 tax return may look very different from last year’s. We asked local tax and financial experts to share some reminders for 2012 and advice for maximizing your tax outcome in 2013.
As Clayton celebrates its centennial anniversary, LN asked some longtime Clayton business leaders about their hopes for the city's next 100 years.
Chris Jordan of Moneta Group
Imagine you’ve reached a career rut—maybe you want to leave it all behind and dive into entrepreneurship, return to school or finally write that book you’re always talking about.
Money can be an uncomfortable, negative or even taboo topic for families. So when it comes to parents telling their children about an inheritance, local financial advisors say ‘the right time’ is different for every family.
Renee Murray Executive Assistant, Moneta Group Favorite designer: Diane von Furstenberg Favorite website to shop: shopbop.com On Renee: Equipment blouse, $218, Vie Blank NYC jeans, $88, Vie Tuleste necklace, $140, Ivy Hill Boutique Big Buddah bag, $70, Cha Boutique Shoes, earrings - Renee’s own
From financial planning to creating chocolate candy, each of these children grew up watching their dad succeed in his business or career. Inspired by those experiences, they have followed in their footsteps.