Inflation: Is This a “Non-Transitory Problem or Will It Put an End to the Investment Markets’ Party?

Recently, Portia Capital Management owner, Michelle Connell, CFA, had the privilege of sharing our opinion on this subject with two news media outlets.  The Asahi Shimbum, one of the top three news papers in Tokyo, is our first quote in the foreign press. CNN was also added to our list of domestic media contributions. On […]

Sell in May and Go Away?

Does the old adage “Sell in May and go away” still apply? Last Friday, April 30, Portia Capital Management owner, Michelle Connell, CFA, had the privilege to speak with Yahoo Finance’s Sibile Marcellus and Alexis Christoforous on the current state of the investment markets. During the interview, Michelle explained why we think it would be […]

The Pandemic’s Heavy Toll on Women

Contribution to Financial Advisor Magazine by Michelle Connell In the last year, women’s professional and economic situations have been shattered due to the pandemic. In the past few months, the situation has deteriorated further. I recently had the opportunity to contribute to an article on this topic published in Financial Advisor magazine. The article takes […]

Michelle Connell to Serve as Moderator at Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management & Real Estate Investors Online Summit

Panel Topics include Expert Outlook on the 2021 Economy and Financial Markets and Alternative Investment Strategies Fort Worth, Texas, March 10, 2021 – Michelle Connell, CFA, President and Owner of Portia Capital Management, LLC has been invited to moderate two panels during the premium Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management & Real Estate Investors Online Summit, […]

Happy Holidays from Portia Capital Management!

Here’s a look at our year in review. This year has certainly been one for the books, has it not? While 2020 has been unusual, and even difficult for many, we remain filled with gratitude for our many blessings. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that it is the simple things — like giving, kindness […]

Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management Summit Moves Online Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Michelle Connell, President of Portia Capital Management, to serve as moderator on investment panel during the online event Fort Worth, Texas, December 2, 2020 – Michelle Connell, CFA, President and Owner of Portia Capital Management, LLC has been invited to moderate a panel during the premium Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management Online Summit, December 8-9, […]

How to Keep Your Clients Happy, Even During the COVID-19 Crisis

What’s the secret to keeping your clients happy? One word: Listen. There is no doubt that COVID-19 has added immense stress to the lives of American business owners and professionals, but we are not alone. As professionals, we cannot discount the stress our clients are experiencing in their own personal and work lives due to […]

Michelle Connell Accepted Into Forbes Finance Council

Forbes Finance Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Accounting, Financial Planning, Wealth and Asset Management, and Investment Firms Fort Worth, Texas (Aug. 25. 2020) — Michelle Connell, CFA, owner of Texas-based wealth management firm, Portia Capital Management, has been accepted into Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, […]

Does Early Retirement Really Make Sense?

In an article that appeared August 1 in Financial Advisor Magazine, Michelle Connell, CFA gave her insight into the impact this pandemic may have on older workers, and why she encourages those facing early retirement — or even looking at quitting a job now and waiting for the economy to recover — to pump the breaks and consider all factors before making a decision.

Considering Early Retirement? Here’s How to Prepare

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 2 min read The coronavirus pandemic has hit workers over age 55 especially hard. Many have lost their jobs due to COVID-19, and of those who managed to retain employment, many are considering early retirement. According to AARP, the total number of workers ages 55+ in the U.S. economy dropped […]