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Callan Capital Hosts Big Brothers Big Sisters Financial Literacy Workshop

Callan Capital hosted a financial literacy workshop to teach high school aged “Littles” from Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego important financial concepts that will help them today and in the future. Students learned important aspects of budgeting, savings, taxes, credit and financial aid for college. Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego provides [...]

By |2018-08-27T18:11:35+00:00August 27th, 2018|Life at Callan|

Tuning out the Noise

For investors, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the unrelenting stream of news about markets. News headlines that are presented as impactful to your financial well-being can evoke strong emotional responses from even the most experienced investors. Headlines from the “lost decade” (the stock market years of 1999-2009) can help illustrate several periods that may [...]

By |2018-08-16T17:18:58+00:00August 13th, 2018|Financial Planning|

The Economy Continues to Heat Up

During the last month, investors watched as the economy continued “heating up.” For the month of July, the S&P 500 Index was up 3.72% and the FTSE All World Ex-U.S. Index increased 2.24%. Year to date through July 31st, the S&P 500 gained 6.47% and the FTSE All World Ex-U.S. declined -1.53%. Despite many geo-political [...]

By |2018-08-13T22:12:52+00:00August 9th, 2018|Market Update|

Callan Capital Sponsors Play4SAY Event

Callan Capital was proud to sponsor and participate in Play4SAY, hosted by SAY San Diego. The event provided a meaningful way for business professionals and local leaders to be kids for a day while giving back to the community. Members of the Callan Capital team participated with competing teams in rounds of lawn games like [...]

By |2018-08-06T21:21:08+00:00August 6th, 2018|Life at Callan|

Rob Mikulski Named Top Fundraiser for Junior Achievement’s Young Executive Society

Rob Mikulski was named the top 2017-2018 fundraiser for the Young Executives Society within Junior Achievement of San Diego. JA YES is a dynamic group of young professionals from various industries and corporations in San Diego, who raise awareness and act as ambassadors on behalf of Junior Achievement, offering support through fundraising, “friend-raising”, special projects & [...]

By |2018-07-25T21:37:32+00:00July 25th, 2018|Life at Callan|

Economy Gets Green Light Halfway Through 2018

Halfway through 2018, the economy is performing well – economic indicators are strong, consumer spending is solid, corporate earnings are exceptional and the Fed continues to take steps to tighten policy. Year to date through June 30th, the S&P Index increased 2.6% and the FTSE All World Ex-US Index decreased -3.7%. For the quarter, the [...]

By |2018-07-17T21:26:34+00:00July 17th, 2018|Market Update|

Callan Capital Welcomes Olivia Zaiya, MBA, J.D., CFP®

San Diego based wealth management firm Callan Capital is pleased to announce that Olivia Zaiya, MBA, J.D., CFP®, has joined the firm as Managing Director of Financial Planning. Zaiya is primarily responsible for overseeing the firm’s financial planning process and managing client relationships. “We are excited to welcome Olivia to Callan Capital”, said Tim S. [...]

By |2019-01-07T18:32:12+00:00July 13th, 2018|Life at Callan|

Why You (Still) Need an Estate Plan

Estate Planning Changes In 2018, the current administration signed a new tax legislation into law, which includes a higher estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption of $11.18 million per individual. These new lifetime exclusion amounts might make some married couples, who have a taxable estate lower than $22.36 million, question whether they still need [...]

By |2018-07-09T22:38:49+00:00July 9th, 2018|Financial Planning|

Callan Capital Participates in Red Shoe Day

Callan Capital participated in Red Shoe Day benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Back for the ninth year in a row, Red Shoe Day is the largest volunteer-driven fundraiser for San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House. 1,500 volunteers wearing yellow shirts and red and white striped socks collect donations from commuters and passers-by at key intersections [...]

By |2018-06-21T17:02:28+00:00June 21st, 2018|Life at Callan|

Planning for Education Expenses

Expenses, tuition hikes and the rising cost of an education are commonly heard phrases when planning for education expenses. Planning and saving can be daunting, since education related expenses are rising faster than inflation and other non-education related expenses. The 10-year historical inflation rate for education related costs is approximately 5%1, while the 10-year average [...]

By |2018-06-20T15:37:38+00:00June 20th, 2018|Financial Planning|

3 Critical Considerations to Ask in a Liquidity Event

A Liquidity Event Guide that covers pre, during, and post transaction.