The Joseph Group

Wealth Notes

  • The Nature of Friendship

    July 1, 2022

    To Inspire: This week I (Michelle) want to talk about friendship. Just weeks ago, one of our dearest friends died suddenly, unexpectedly. It was – and still is – heartbreaking. It can be so hard to make friends as adults, but my husband and I became friends with Dan just a few years ago, with […]

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  • In Prosperity be Prudent, in Adversity be Patient

    July 1, 2022

    To Inform:  I was at flagship branch of Huntington Bank the other day and as I admired the ornate ceiling my eye caught an engraving above the entrance hall. The line, attributed to one of the sons of the bank’s founder is as follows: “In prosperity be prudent, in adversity be patient.” This quote is […]

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  • Looking Toward the 2nd Half of The Year: Asset Allocation Views

    July 1, 2022

    To Inform: Earlier this week The Joseph Group’s Investment Committee (IC) met and discussed market thoughts for the second half of 2022 and how we want to position client portfolios across asset classes. The backdrop for the discussion was the idea markets are likely to be stronger later in 2022 (see last week’s WealthNotes) but acknowledging […]

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  • Living a Generous Life

    July 1, 2022

    To Inspire: As we step into this 4th of July weekend, author Matthew Kelly’s newest book, The Generosity Habit, continues to inspire me. Here are some more of his tips, adapted a bit for this most special of American holidays: Idea #14 – Praise someone you know publicly. While it is best to provide constructive […]

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  • Great Life Stories: Chris & Tara McConaughy

    June 24, 2022

    To Inspire: Our mission is “Helping create great lives… one story at a time.” We love helping clients and friends build the great retirement they deserve and we love capturing and sharing their stories. Throughout the year we share stories – through Harvest Magazine and through videos featured on our website. Our latest great life […]

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  • Will the Mid-Term Election Year Market Pattern Hold in 2022?

    June 24, 2022

    To Inform: With the S&P 500 mired in a bear market, JP Morgan Chief Market Strategist Marko Kolanovic generated buzz in recent weeks with his call that U.S. stocks would recover recent losses in the 2nd half of 2022 and finish the year largely unchanged. Kolanovic has notoriety in investment strategy circles as the No. […]

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  • The Trees Keep Growing

    June 17, 2022

    To Inform: I recently got the chance to visit a timberland site in southeast Ohio with a group of investment professionals. On this visit were a number of professional foresters. One person asked the foresters about tree growth in regenerating timber stands. The forester gave an answer and connected it to what is going on […]

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  • Generosity In Action

    June 17, 2022

    To Inspire: Let’s continue with some ideas from New York Times bestselling author Matthew Kelly on how to develop The Generosity Habit, from his newest book of that same name. Idea #5 – Tip generously. With some regularity, leave a tip that is 2-3 times as much as you usually give. I love this one […]

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  • Thoughts From The Ohio Institutional Investment Forum

    June 10, 2022

    To Inform:   Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the Ohio Institutional Investment Forum – a one day conference for large pension and endowment fund managers across the state. Speakers included the Chief Investment Officer for the Ohio State University endowment, the Executive Director of the Ohio School Employees Retirement System and senior investment […]

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  • Retired Pilot Flies Rescue Dogs Home

    June 10, 2022

    To Inspire: I love animals – my current menagerie includes a dog and three cats, all rescues. So I can’t pass up a good news story about people helping rescue animals. There is a great non-profit organization called Pilots N Paws that brings together pilots and animal shelters that need to transport pets to new […]

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