Elements of Financial Planning Part 2: Investment and Tax Planning

Investment and tax planning – more specifically asset allocation and tax-efficient investing – are important parts of a well-designed, customized financial plan and integral to growing and maintaining wealth. In the first article of our financial planning series, we talked about data gathering, goal planning, and gathering relevant documentation as part of a financial plan. [...]

By | 2017-07-18T17:21:44+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Financial Planning|

July 2017 Market Update

The first six months of the year were characterized by strong market returns, low volatility and moderate economic growth, as investors followed the Trump administration’s first six months in office. For the second quarter of 2017, the S&P 500 returned 9.34% and the FTSE All World Ex-US Index increased 14.16%.  For the month of June, [...]

By | 2017-07-13T17:42:07+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Market Update|

Callan Capital Participates in Ronald McDonald House Charities Red Shoe Day

On June 22nd, Callan Capital participated in Red Shoe Day benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Back for the eighth 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 [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:12:16+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Life at Callan|

Elements of Financial Planning Part 1: Goal Planning

A customized, well- designed financial plan is discussed at the inception of most relationships at Callan Capital.  A financial plan encompasses all areas important to an estate, including investment management, debt management, tax-minimization, trust and estate planning, risk mitigation, philanthropic planning, education and financial independence. The primary purpose of a financial plan is to bring [...]

By | 2017-07-18T15:45:58+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Financial Planning|

Callan Capital Participates in Junior Achievement’s Stock Market Challenge

Rob Mikulski, Operations and Client Service Manager at Callan Capital, participated in Junior Achievement’s Stock Market Challenge in San Diego. More than 150 students from local San Diego high schools got a taste of the fast-paced, high-stakes stock market through the competition.  Using state-of-the-art technology in a simulated trading environment, each student team began with [...]

By | 2017-06-12T16:04:47+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Life at Callan|

May 2017 Market Update

The financial markets delivered positive returns in the first four months of the year, as investors watched Trump’s first 100 days. For the month of April, the S&P 500 Index returned 1.03% while the FTSE All Word Ex-Us Index increased 2.20%. Year-to-date through April 30th, the S&P 500 delivered 7.16% and the FTSE All World [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:58:52+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Market Update|

Callan Capital Hosts San Diego Life Sciences Event

Last week, Callan Capital held Healthspan – Reversing the Effects of Aging at the Alexandria at Torrey Pines. Over 75 Life Science executives in the San Diego Life Science community attended the event with Osman Kibar, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Samumed. Samumed aims to reverse the aging process, including regenerating cartilage, growing new hair [...]

By | 2017-04-27T21:46:56+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Life at Callan|

April 2017 Market Update

The first three months of 2017 were characterized by high consumer confidence, a stream of good economic news, low volatility and strong market returns as investors followed the Trump administration’s rise to power. For the first quarter of 2017, the S&P 500 returned 6.07% and the FTSE All World Ex-US Index increased 7.92%. Though consumer [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:58:52+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Market Update|

Callan Capital Opens New Office in Austin, TX

Callan Capital, the La Jolla, CA headquartered independent wealth management firm, recently opened a new office in Austin, TX to accommodate growth and service an expanding Austin, TX client base. “The decision to expand our presence in the flourishing Austin, TX area was a logical step in our business growth strategy,” said managing partner Trevor M. [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:58:52+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Life at Callan|