I Do… Want a Prenup

Though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have opted not to sign a prenuptial agreement ahead of their wedding, in this blog post Head of Relationship Management Brittain Prigge, CFA, explains what’s at stake without one and urges all engaged couples to begin discussing finances well ahead of their wedding ceremonies.

No Hot Tips 2.0

“No hot tips,” Balentine & Company proclaimed tongue-in-cheek in an ad for the Atlanta Steeplechase in the mid-1990s. A lot has happened in those 20+ years—markets have fallen precipitously and roared back thrice over—but the mantra still holds true. In a new blog post, Relationship Manager Mike Binnicker, CFP® shares what we’ve learned since then and how we can apply those lessons going forward.

Markets take the stairs up and the elevator down

A common saying in finance is that “markets take the stairs up and the elevator down.” After more than 3,000 days of steady stair climbing and very little volatility, that changed violently and suddenly on Friday, February 2, and Monday, February 5, 2018.

Introducing Balentine’s 2018 Capital Markets Forecast

Balentine’s 2018 Capital Markets Forecast is our signature research piece for the new year, serving as the foundation of our investment process and featuring our best thinking on topics ranging from tax reform to cryptocurrencies.

Don’t Let “Buy and Hold” Leave You in the Cold

Balentine’s Director of Institutional Relationships and Chief Investment Officer explain the benefits of a Global Asset Allocation (GAA) strategy in the article “Don’t Let Buy and Hold Leave You in the Cold.”

Fallout from the Equifax Security Breach

More than 145 million people may be impacted by the Equifax security breach, including five million Georgians and five million North Carolinians. Balentine shares five steps every person should take, as well as three questions to ask any potential advisor or partner.