Helping clients achieve true wealth in every phase of their lives

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A principled wealth management and planning process that builds, protects, and extends the financial health and legacy of our clients and their families.

The Foundation: Our Seven Primary Principles

  1. Deliver what we promise.
  2. Educate ourselves and our clients, continuously.
  3. Listen to all perspectives from clients and fellow team members.
  4. Tell it like it is.
  5. Appreciate the abundance, possibility, and adventure in life.
  6. Inspire everybody in our circle to excel.
  7. Strengthen interpersonal and family bonds.

Giving Back / CS Cares

Our staff happily gives back—individually and as a group—to support our local communities and make the world a better place to live and work.

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BLOG, COMMENTARY, AND NEWS

Must Read if You Own Company Stock in a 401(k) or other Corporate Retirement Plan

September 12, 2019

The Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) Tax Strategy: If you work for a corporation that offers company stock inside a 401(k), ESOP, or profit sharing plan, the Net Unrealized Appreciation tax planning strategy (described below) can produce substantial tax savings. This is especially true for long-time employees possessing stock that has appreciated significantly. Net Unrealized Appreciation…

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Charitable Giving and Philanthropy Through Donor Advised Funds

August 28, 2019

   TRANSCRIPT of Charitable Giving and Philanthropy: I’m Cary Stamp and this is a Principled Wealth Moment. Most of the families that we work with are charitably-inclined. One of the things that a lot of people don’t realize is, with the new tax laws, there are some ways that you should be making your…

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Answers to FAQs About Sustainable/ESG Investing

August 26, 2019

Does Sustainable Investing require accepting lower returns? This is a myth. Performance tracking against benchmarks suggests that investors who are in alignment with their values and beliefs are now achieving competitive or better returns than traditional (depending on the specific investment). Keep in mind that ESG data is now available on every large cap stock…

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