With the flow of money out of “old economy” and “grandpa stocks”continuing, using corrections to upgrade our asset allocation is an essential idea. Already, we have raised cash on anticipation of a summer correction.Read More
Articles by: Kirk Spano
I’m no gold bug, but for the first time in a long time, gold is looking pretty. It once again deserves a small place in your portfolio. Register to read.Read More
Alphabet is one of the largest and most important companies in the world. It is also a profit machine sitting on a mountain of cash. With multiple units that could be spun off, merged or grown, this is a company that could yield even more dividends, without actually paying a dividend.Read More
The sustainable smart everything world is taking hold of the investing landscape. Millennials are leading the charge. Register to read.Read More
My name is Kirk Spano. I grew up in a middle class working family in Milwaukee. I remember long gas lines, the first home my parents bought and the recession of the early 1980s. My parents sacrificed to put me through private schools at a time that Milwaukee Public Schools were beginning to fail. I fondly remember all of the good times […]Read More
The years of stimulus by the Federal Reserve is being used by the economy finally. After years of the perception of a not-business-friendly administration, President Trump has clearly unleashed some animal spirits.
The tax cuts are certainly having an impact as consumer spending is strong, and corporations are doing well (more on that below). The tax cuts will only have a temporary impact, however, and we will need to monitor that in the next year or two.Read More
High costs, packaged advice and lack of transparency have been problems in the financial services industry for decades. That has slowly been changing this century. About 1 in 5 of us now offer a more rigorous fiduciary standard that aligns services and fees with your interests. What is a Fee-Only Adviser? A fee-only financial advisor gets no commissions for the […]Read More
There are no warranties or guarantees of any kind whatsoever made by or represented by Bluemound Asset Management, LLC or Kirk Spano. You can lose a lot of money investing in securities products no matter what anybody says. You should always consider your risk tolerance, goals and other specific circumstances when making any investment or considering any investment idea. This website, blog […]Read More
Bluemound Asset Management, LLC
Code of Ethics Summary
The Investment Advisers Act of 1940 imposes a fiduciary duty on Registered Investment Advisors. Bluemound Asset Management, LLC as a portion of fulfilling its fiduciary duty to clients places each client’s interests as the paramount consideration in all decisions, actions and methods of providing services.
This document will outline both our Fiduciary Duty, as well as, our compliance with rule 201A-1 of the Act.
Our Fiduciary Duty
In recognition of the trust and confidence placed in Bluemound Asset Management, LLC by its clients, and because the Advisor believes that its operations should benefit its clients, Bluemound Asset Management, LLC has adopted the following universally applicable principles.
Clients’ interests are paramount.
Bluemound Asset Management, LLC places client interests before their own and constantly act in the best interest of the Advisor’s clients.
The Advisor will always attempt to recognize and act in the best interest of its clients.
Investment Advisor Representatives of Bluemound Asset Management, LLC must accomplish all personal securities transactions in a manner that avoids a conflict of interests with its clients, in accordance with the Advisor’s Personal Trading Policy, and report personnel securities transactions at least quarterly to the Advisor.
IARs must avoid actions or activities that allow (or appear to allow) profit or benefit from your position with Bluemound Asset Management, LLC, to self, family or acquaintance, or that bring into question your independence or judgment.
IARs must comply with all applicable federal securities laws, including the prohibitions against the misuse of material nonpublic information, which includes information relating to issuers as well as to Bluemound Asset Management, LLC securities recommendations and client securities holdings and transactions, in conducting yourself and the operations of Bluemound Asset Management, LLC
IARs must report any violations of this code of ethics promptly to your chief compliance officer and where necessary any broker-dealer as required, and where necessary to appropriate regulatory authority.Read More
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