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 […]
5 Steps to Prepare Your Finances Pre-pandemic, women already faced a disparity in retirement savings and income. Now, COVID-19 has put women’s quest for retirement savings even further behind. Before COVID-19, by the age of 65, women were 80 percent more likely than men to be living at or below the poverty line. Women aged […]
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 […]
Since the S&P 500’s March drawdown of nearly 35percent, this index has almost retraced the year’s high and is currently four percent positive for the year. However, now may be the time to reevaluate the risks — and opportunities — within your investment portfolio. MarketWatch recently asked me to write an article on this subject. […]
Are women at an increased risk of experiencing a greater negative financial impact from the coronavirus pandemic?
Last week, Michelle Connell, President and Owner of Portia Capital Management was featured in the Dallas Business Journal. The article highlights the differences and competitive advantages our firm brings to our clients. Michelle’s unique and nationally-recognized background in private equity and alternative investments has not only provided her with the ability to utilize assets typically not used […]
How investors are to proceed in the post-COVID economy “The ability to estimate earnings for 2020 just went out the window.” Have you or your organization been wondering what your next investing move is in this volatile, COVID-19 economy? What’s the smartest move? Is now the time to buy? Check out this recent Editors’ Pick article […]
A look at what investors should do in the current market environment By Michelle Connell, CFA | 1 min read I recently had the opportunity to talk with John D’Antona Jr., of Traders Magazine about the current market environment amid the coronavirus pandemic. We discussed how investors should navigate the equity market, opportunities for making […]
COVID-19 has rocked the stock markets and the global economy. What is the best next step for investors? Here’s what you can do to minimize your downside.