Global Perspective Blog

Posted: May 04, 2017
Over the centuries, the literary fox has been portrayed as the most clever, hungry and transformational character among his anthropomorphic brethren.  First appearing in the stories of Aesop over 2,500 years ago, foxes were either tricksters...
Posted: May 03, 2017
As we reflect on the last eight years, various stages of the economic and market recovery have unfolded like chapters in a book.  Many parts have told a predictable tale and, at various times, we have been left wondering if there would be an...
Posted: May 03, 2017
It used to be that earthquake insurance in California had to be offered by the same company that underwrote one’s regular homeowners policy.  Then in 1994, the devastating Northridge earthquake literally shook up the entire industry, and...
Posted: May 02, 2017
Intellectual property (IP) is a critical driver of innovation and economic competitiveness.  In the last several years, new groundbreaking products and services have been made available to the world markets from right here in Silicon Valley and...
Posted: May 02, 2017
With another year in the history books and equity markets off to a strong start in 2017, we can’t help but reflect on the Federal Reserve’s role in this elongated period of appreciation in the stock market.  Recently, the improvement in the...
Posted: May 02, 2017
With Republicans controlling both the White House and Congress, there is an increased likelihood of tax reform legislation hitting the debate floor.  Proposals by President Trump and the House Ways and Means Committee appear to support the...
Posted: May 01, 2017
The decision to move into a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is a major life event that warrants careful planning to ensure long term financial sustainability. Certainly, there are personal and emotional considerations to explore when...
Posted: Apr 05, 2017
Palo Alto, CA, USA – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Sand Hill Global Advisors, a provider of wealth management services in Silicon Valley, announced today that Co-Chief Investment Officer Brenda Vingiello, CFA has been promoted...
Posted: Mar 16, 2017
In the alphabet soup of estate planning jargon, the acronym QPRT is one of the more familiar — if not fully understood — terms and it represents a popular and rather common technique for potentially passing significant wealth amongst generations...
Posted: Mar 09, 2017
Palo Alto, CA, USA – WEBWIRE – Thursday, March 9, 2017 Sand Hill Global Advisors, a provider of wealth management services in Silicon Valley, announced today that Director of Operations Anthony Craun, CFA, has been promoted to the...

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