Applications of Structured Notes in the Current Market Environment (Ep. 58)



Both equity and bond markets have experienced a significant downturn in recent months. Will they bounce back up? Or will they continue to plummet?

No one knows. Amidst this uncertainty, structured notes can be a valuable addition to your portfolio.

In this episode, Sean Clark, Director of Financial Planning, and David Cariani, Vice President, discuss how structured notes operate and their applications in the current market environment.

Sean and David discuss:

  • How structured notes can be customized to meet individual client needs
  • Creating downside protection without compromising upside potential using growth notes
  • How to make money in a down market using income notes
  • Tax implications of investing in structured notes
  • And more

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The Client Experience at Centura Wealth Advisory With Our Client Marilyn Daniels (Ep. 57)



After her father passed away in 1994, Marilyn Daniels was suddenly thrust into managing a large pool of assets and forced to make several key financial decisions. In 2004 she joined Centura Wealth Advisory (Centura) as a client.

In this episode, Derek Myron interviews Marilyn about her client experience at Centura and how her financial picture has evolved over the years.

Marilyn discusses:

  • Major wealth transfer challenges she faced while inheriting her parents’ estate
  • How financial planning has contributed to her charitable endeavors
  • How Centura’s team of professionals helped her overcome the complexity of wealth management
  • Her best and worst investments — and what she learned from them
  • And more

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Using Private Credit to Hedge Against Rising Interest Rates With Christopher Long (Ep. 56)



As the Federal Reserve continues on its path of quantitative tightening, inflation and rising interest rates are a concern for many investors.

In this episode, Chris Osmond speaks with Christopher Long, Chairman, CEO, and Founder of Palmer Square Capital Management LLC. They talk about current opportunities in private credit and how it helps investors hedge against rising interest rates (and potentially inflation).

Christopher discusses:

  • How the lines between public and private credit have started to blur
  • What are CLOs, how they work, and the value they add to your portfolio
  • Potential risks in private credit
  • The current and future outlook of private credit
  • And more

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Chris Long founded Palmer Square Capital Management, an approximately $22.3 billion AUM asset manager focused on corporate and structured credit, in June 2009. Currently, he serves as Chairman, CEO and Portfolio Manager. Since inception, Chris has been successful in building one of the premier credit investment firms in the world with an enviable client list that includes not only large institutions and family offices, but also RIAs, bank/trust, and broker-dealers. Prior to starting Palmer Square, Chris built a deep investment background at some of the top financial firms in the world including Morgan Stanley, TH Lee Putnam Ventures, and JPMorgan & Co. Chris’ breadth of investment experience includes hedge fund investing, private equity / venture capital, and finally, investment banking.


The Client Experience at Centura Wealth Advisory With Our Client Tina Daniels (Ep. 55)



We started working with Tina Daniels’ family nearly 18 years ago for her grandmother’s estate. Then, we worked on her parents’ estate. As of today, we have been helping Tina manage her wealth for nearly 15 years.

In this episode, Derek Myron interviews Tina, the Managing Director of Agency & Brand Measurement Analytics at Google. Tina provides a glimpse into what it’s like to work with Centura Wealth Advisory (Centura) and how our Liberated Wealth® Process has helped her secure her financial future.

Tina discusses:

  • Why she doesn’t manage her own wealth, despite having a strong financial background
  • Her experience of working with multiple professionals on the Centura team
  • The biggest financial lessons she gained as our client
  • Her advice to other individuals who are in a similar financial position as hers
  • And more

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Tina Daniels is a current client of Centura Wealth Advisory. Tina is a marketing industry leader – a digital veteran successfully driving internal and external corporate growth. She has designed and led innovative, multi-faceted engagements with Fortune 500 companies, developed online business and marketing strategies, created advertising campaigns and offered unique performance analyses. Tina’s experience spans agency, publisher, and technology companies, where she’s achieved success in both corporate and startup environments.

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Multifamily Real Estate as a Hedge Against Inflation With Paul Kaseburg (Ep. 54)



With inflation reaching 40-year highs, investors are eager to find investments to hedge against the decreasing value of their money.

In this episode, Chris Osmond speaks with Paul Kaseburg, Chief Investment Officer of MG Properties, about investment opportunities in the multifamily real estate market and how they help you cope with rising inflation rates.

Paul discusses:

  • How real estate in general responds to inflationary pressures
  • The advantages of multifamily over other types of real estate investments
  • Latest trends in cap rates and cost of debt that real estate investors should know about
  • How inflation is impacting the affordability gap between single-family homes and apartment renting
  • And more

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Paul Kaseburg joined MG Properties in 2010 and is responsible for the firm’s acquisition, disposition, and capital markets activities. At MG, he has been involved with the purchase of approximately 18,000 units totaling $3 billion in total consideration. Paul has 17 years of experience in real estate private equity investment, capital markets, and corporate M&A. Prior to joining MG, he held various roles in commercial real estate debt and equity acquisitions, development, and financing. He has a background in corporate M&A and venture capital investing at Northrop Grumman (NOC). Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Get To Know Our New Senior Wealth Advisor Seth Meisler (Ep. 53)



Recently, we had a great addition to our team!

In January 2022, Seth Meisler, CFA, CFP®, CPA/PFS, MBA, joined Centura Wealth Advisory as a Senior Wealth Advisor, bringing in 15 years of experience as a financial advisor and Chief Investment Officer.

In this episode, Jonathan Freeman, Chief Operating Officer, interviews Seth about his personal and professional journey. Seth also shares his future plans with the firm and the type of clientele he aims to serve.

Seth discusses:

  • His major personal and philanthropic interests
  • How he fits into Centura Wealth Advisory’s broad bench of professionals
  • The niche markets that he specializes in serving (both nationally and locally)
  • What motivated him to join the team at Centura Wealth Advisory
  • And more

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Seth Meisler, CFA, CFP®, CPA/PFS, MBA, joined Centura Wealth Advisory in January 2022 as a Senior Wealth Advisor. With 15 years of experience as a financial advisor and Chief Investment Officer, Seth helps clients reach their financial goals by offering strategic financial planning, tax planning, and investment management solutions. Seth is a member of the CFA Institute of Minnesota (CFAMN), the Minnesota Society of  CPAs (MNCPA), the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota (FPAMN), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Seth is also a member of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisory Group, where he studies the complexities of IRAs in order to help his clients with tax and distribution strategies. Seth has been published in Marketwatch.com and in Forbes.

 


How To Make Smarter Planning and Investment Decisions in a Rising Interest Rate Environment (Ep. 52)



Interest rates have been considerably lower than inflation for several months now. However, we have started experiencing a rise in interest rates.

During this transition period, as interest and inflation rates adjust over time, how can you strive for better risk-adjusted returns?

Sean Clark, Director of Financial Planning, and David Cariani, Vice President, answer this question in today’s episode! They explore financial planning and investment strategies to help you cope with rising interest rates.

Sean and David discusses:

  • Why interest rates are a key input into your planning and investment decisions
  • Potential impact of rising interest rates on the U.S. economy
  • How to minimize the risk of principal loss and reduced purchasing power
  • Four alternative investments to consider over traditional fixed income
  • And more

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What It’s Like to Work With Centura Wealth Advisory With Our Client David Pann (Ep. 51)



One of the goals of this podcast is to help you understand what it’s like to work with Centura Wealth Advisory before you even become a client. 

And who better to talk about the client experience than one of our current clients?

In this episode, Roby Kotcamp interviews our client David Pann, who has held executive positions at major tech companies like Microsoft, Yahoo!, and Netscape, and is currently on the path to retirement. David shares his experience in using Centura Wealth Advisory’s Liberated Wealth® process.

David discusses:

  • How his goals and priorities shifted while advancing his career and accumulating wealth
  • Reasons to bring in professionals instead of managing your own finances
  • How he benefits from Centura Wealth’s holistic, process-driven approach (with examples)
  • His advice to other high-net-worth individuals looking for efficient wealth management
  • And more

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David Pann is a current client of Centura Wealth Advisory. Having been a senior SaaS & global search advertising software executive, David Pann has expertise in R&D, product management, marketing, online marketplace design, & multi-channel field enablement & operations to create scalable solutions & businesses.

 

The presented testimonial is from a current Centura client and is for informational purposes only. The statements provided should not be considered as a representation of all client experiences, which may differ substantially.

 


The Current Commercial Real Estate Landscape in Southern California (Ep. 50)



Are you looking for lucrative real estate opportunities in Southern California?

If yes, then this episode is for you.

In this episode, Derek Myron speaks with Eric Northbrook, Managing Director of Voit Real Estate Services’ San Diego and Carlsbad offices. Eric shares insights on the current commercial real estate landscape in Southern California, along with potential investment opportunities for both individuals and businesses.

Eric discusses:

  • Recent trends in multi-family, office, and industrial real estate
  • Key variables that can impact commercial real estate moving forward
  • Current real estate inventories in the San Diego County
  • Areas that are gaining more traction from real estate investors
  • And more

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As Managing Director of Voit Real Estate Services’ San Diego and Carlsbad offices, Eric Northbrook oversees Voit’s operations and directs a team of brokerage professionals who work together to provide clients with a single-point of service for all of their commercial real estate requirements. Prior to joining Voit, Northbrook served as Executive Director of Brokerage Services for Cushman & Wakefield of San Diego. While there, his focus was on the Central San Diego County and I-15 Corridor specializing in tenant and corporate representation. He is an expert in representing institutional owners in the marketing and leasing of quality Class A office space. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Northbrook was with Colliers International for 12 years, where he was a consistent top producer.


What Should You Do When Your Wealth Is Tied up in a Concentrated Stock Position? (Ep. 49)



If you’re the founder of a public company, a long-term employee with accumulated stock options, or an early investor in a highly successful company, it’s likely that you have a concentrated stock position.

So, what should you do when a major portion of your wealth is tied up in a single stock?

Sean Clark, Director of Financial Planning, and David Cariani, Chief Investment Officer, answer this question in today’s episode. They unpack strategies to help you minimize the downside risk exposure and large tax liabilities that come with a concentrated position.

Sean and David discusses:

  • How options and exchange funds help you diversify without having to sell your stock
  • Why leaving a concentrated stock position unattended can be risky
  • Creative gifting strategies to reduce your capital gains tax
  • How your level of concentration affects your wealth management decisions
  • And more

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