Global Perspective Blog

Posted: Jul 18, 2014
Many Americans seem to have a love affair with Europe, but following several choppy years that included a long recession and a sovereign debt crisis, many investors have taken the region off their radar screen.  Without question the countries...
Posted: Jul 14, 2014
Risk management is an important component of overall financial planning, and various forms of insurance exist to help mitigate exposures. In addition to the familiar insurance for homeowners and comprehensive and collision on autos, personal...
Posted: Jul 07, 2014
Sand Hill Global Advisors is a proud partner and supporter of Children’s Health Council (CHC), an organization dedicated to helping children and families in Silicon Valley and the greater San Francisco Bay Area for 60 years.  CHC has...
Posted: Jun 13, 2014
In an effort to fulfill evolving client needs, Sand Hill has recently launched a Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) portfolio available to all clients across each one of our investment strategies.  While Sand Hill has been investing in the...
Posted: Jun 03, 2014
In my house we are running either the theme song from The Lego® Movie or the hit ballad from Disney’s Frozen on a continuous dizzying loop. Either my daughters are parading around the kitchen with their princess capes on - “letting...
Posted: May 16, 2014
A couple years ago my husband and I took our three children to Disney World. My son, who was six years old at the time, wanted so desperately to be brave like his older cousins. He reluctantly walked with me, locking elbows, through the line for...
Posted: May 12, 2014
The U.S. stock market performance during 2013 can be described as nothing other than extraordinary. Not only were new highs achieved, but overall return levels were the highest in 15 years for the S&P 500 and the highest in 18 years for the...
Posted: May 06, 2014
"Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.” - Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, following his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo (1815) The Battle of Waterloo is best known for Napoleon...
Posted: Apr 29, 2014
For many of our clients approaching their retirement years and beyond, this question is starting to come up more and more: How will I pay for my long-term care if and when I need it?  According to the Department of Health and Human Services,...
Posted: Apr 21, 2014
For over 20 years Sand Hill Global Advisors has been privileged to serve as an investment advisor to non-profit organizations and to assist in furthering the many admirable missions of these institutions.  Our deep experience in this space...

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