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August

Social Security Benefits

Social Security has many benefits available, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits. If you or a family member paid a portion of career earnings into a trust fund by paying Social Security or self-employment taxes, these benefits may be available. The amount you receive depends on several factors, including your average lifetime earnings, date […]

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July

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – July

Inflation is an economic storm that reached new heights of ferocity on July 13th, when the June consumer price index came in at its highest level in 41 years. If maintained over the longer term, the reported 9.1% year-over-year inflation rate would be sufficient to cut the purchasing power of one’s savings in half approximately […]

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May

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – May

The technology-heavy NASDAQ Composite Index just experienced the worst January through April period in its history (-21%), with more than 45% of listed stocks falling by at least 50% from recent highs, more than 22% falling by at least 75%, and 5% plummeting by at least 90%. The carnage in the 10 largest technology-oriented stocks […]

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April

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – April

On April 4th of this year, one of Per Stirling’s Directors was interviewed for an in-depth article in Barron’s Magazine, which addressed a wide array of topics that we think will be of interest to our readers.  In the following pages, we will share our responses to the interview questions that dealt with the “Fed […]

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July

RecognizeGood Ethics in Business Alliance

As a firm, Per Stirling is probably best known for its award-winning ethics, its client-centric fiduciary culture, and the nationally-recognized skill and expertise of its advisors, staff and management team. From the inception of the firm, Per Stirling has championed its fiduciary standards as a core founding principal, and our growth over the years has been a […]

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August

Per Stirling makes the FT300 List

Per Stirling Capital Management is excited to announce that it has been named to the FT300, which is The Financial Times’ list of the 300 Top Registered Investment Advisory firms in America. Per Stirling is one of only 15 Texas-based firms to be recognized, and this is the second consecutive year that Per Stirling has […]

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March

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS In order to better understand this historic decline across asset classes, one should keep in mind that we started the year with high valuations and even higher bullish sentiment, which suggests that the markets entered into this bearish period with many portfolios very leveraged and most portfolios largely unhedged.  Indeed, […]

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March

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE EQUITY MARKETS

Back in the early days of the Financial News Network, they had an exceptional credit market analyst named Ed Hart who would talk about periods “where the demand for certainty far exceeds the available supply”.  If he were alive today, he would surely consider this to be one of those times. That said, even during […]

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July

Finally: Freeze Your Credit, Fee-Free

It’s been one year since the infamous Equifax hack, which exposed nearly 145 million Americans’ personal information, including Social Security numbers, drivers license information, and more. While some have discovered since then that they’ve become vulnerable to the nightmarish reality of fraudulent charges or identity theft, for most Americans this event served as a wake-up […]