Entries by Blake Street

Case Study: Minimizing Taxes, Maximizing Social Security

Case Study – Minimizing Taxes, Maximizing Social Security Learn how we helped an individual client get their desired income level in retirement all while minimizing their tax liability and maximizing their Social Security. Blake Street CFA, CFP® Founding Partner Chief Investment Officer Warren Street Wealth Advisors     Blake Street is an Investment Advisor Representative of […]

Periodic Table of Investing

Periodic Table of Investing Dust off your memories of high school chemistry and think of your investment returns and your investment risks as two separate and distinct members of the periodic table. Certain elements (in this case, securities) are prone to interact when mixed, while others may remain neutral. Each element (security) will always have […]

Case Studies: An Introduction

Case Studies With each case study, we hope to show the value we deliver to clients through comprehensive financial planning and keeping the client first, always. People ask us: “what makes Warren Street different?” We like to mention that we are a true ensemble practice. That means you don’t just get one advisor, you get […]

Why Having a Financial Professional Matters

Why Having a Financial Professional Matters A good financial professional provides important guidance and insight through the years. What kind of role can a financial professional play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible benefits may be significant and long […]

9 Year End Tax Tips for Investors

Blake Street Chartered Financial Analyst Certified Financial Planner® Founding Partner & CIO   Warren Street Wealth Advisors I know, I know, you’d rather be thinking about the holidays than taxes. Consider us The Grinch for even bringing this up, however, the timing is important. As the years draws to a close it is important that […]

This Too Shall Pass

This too shall pass… It’s 10:38 p.m. on November 8th, 2016 and it appears global stock markets don’t like our pick for the 45th President of the United States of America. Last I checked, the S&P 500 futures were trading lower by about 4%. My phone has been lighting up since about 6:00 p.m., but […]

Marketing the Safety Out of It

A growing theme in investing is to target and invest only in the least volatile stocks in the market. One simple example of this is take the S&P500, which is a representation of the 500 largest publicly traded stocks in the United States, and only invest in the 10% of companies with the lowest standard […]

Brexit, Bremain, Blah, Blah, Blah…

Last week we watched our version of “The City” lose in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, after blowing a 3-1 lead in the series. This week we watch as London, aka, “The City” and the U.K. at large enter their own final referendum homestand on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. […]