Wealth Manager Web July 2009

Cover Story

  • Sweet Spot in the Middle

    Somewhere between a sagging economy and a skittish stock market, investors at this hour are, well, a bit stuck...trapped in the ultimate risk/reward dilemma: Do...

  • A High-Class Problem

    Layoffs, mounting debt and housing prices in a freefall are but three items on a long list of economic troubles the U.S. is facing. Unfortunately,...

  • Watch Your Step-Up

    Over the past few months, we've pondered the fate of the tax package authorized by President Bush and a bi-partisan Congress in 2001. The big...

  • Drivers' Ed

    Exotic cars--sometimes called "super" cars--are rare and magnificent. They outperform ordinary cars in terms of styling, precision, power and price. While their rarity makes exotics...

  • Heading for the Exit

    The much sought-after clients who make up the high-net-worth segment have attained that status in a variety of ways. Corporate executives, fortunate heirs and entrepreneurs...

  • Microfinance: Guaranteed

    Super-affluent philanthropists are able to put their assets to work in ways that those with more modest wealth perhaps cannot even envisage. Earlier this year, Schwab...