May 21, 2017 — "Before you borrow, you need to estimate how much you’ll make from your venture. Only then can you figure out if you can support the debt payments. When most people hear this about college, they say, “I have no idea how much I’ll make.” And therein lies the problem. You’ve got to figure it out."
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- $614 million Under Management
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Northstar approaches the investment management business differently.
We put our clients’ interests first, providing prompt personal service, in-house technical expertise and a transparent fee structure that ties our success to yours.
Who We Serve
We work with individuals and families to help them build portfolios to support their lifestyles. For our clients who are saving for retirement, we have an investment strategy focused on accumulating wealth. For those living off their money, we have a portfolio designed to provide distributions.
Meet Our Team
Northstar is led by a team that understands the risk and return parameters of the financial markets and can offer prudent and careful guidance. Read our bios to learn more about our credentials.
May 11, 2017 — "We have a very unique model in the sense that we don't manage money to beat the market every quarter or every year. Instead, what we are trying to do is to create a cash flow."
April 13, 2017 — Dividends can be a wonderful source of income in retirement. But retired investors, in particular—who don’t have a steady paycheck from a job—need a Plan B, says Charlie Farrell, chief executive officer of Northstar Investment Advisors in Denver. “The key is to really think through how you would react to a big stock-market decline and how you will ‘bridge’ that decline,” he says.
April 2, 2017 — "If you’re trying to figure out the “right time” to get in or out of stocks, you’ll usually do yourself more harm than good. It’s essentially impossible to identify the major inflection points in markets."
March 5, 2017 — "Here’s the problem: Lenders don’t think about how much you need to save for retirement. They look at your income and immediate expenses. Thus, in their lending formulas, money that should go to retirement savings goes to cover a higher mortgage payment."
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