Global Perspective Blog

Posted: Aug 02, 2017
Every parent can probably remember being asked when they were expecting, “Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?”  The quick answer, of course, is that you are hoping for a child that is healthy.  Raising and caring for a child with special...
Posted: Aug 02, 2017
There are few opportunities that allow you to pay a tax bill now to avoid an even larger tax bill later.  Tax Code Section 83(b) does just that.  Put simply, Section 83(b) allows taxpayers to be taxed on equity grants, such as vesting...
Posted: Jul 05, 2017
Entrepreneurs are some of the busiest people on the planet.  Their responsibilities seem endless and their time is short.  When the “going gets tough and the tough get going,” having solid foundational financial plans for your business and...
Posted: Jun 26, 2017
In today’s world of innovation, where one idea could turn a young entrepreneur into an overnight million(billion)aire, it is becoming increasingly common for a financially successful individual to accumulate far more wealth than their living parents...
Posted: Jun 22, 2017
June 22, 2017 -- Sand Hill Global Advisors, a premier independent wealth management firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers....
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
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 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 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 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...

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