Author Archives: Hammond Asset Management

Plan Ahead for Your 2015 Charitable Gifts

At the end of every year, people often scramble to wrap up their charitable giving by Dec. 31. A little planning throughout the year can go a long way to avoid the last-minute rush. Make 2015 the year you get ahead of your charitable contributions. It can be more effective for you and those who […]

Giving in the Workplace

Charities have learned that working with corporations can enhance their receipts and reduce their costs. This is not to say corporations are large contributors. The Annual Report on Philanthropy from Giving USA 2013 shows corporations are the smallest charitable contributors at 6% of total receipts. However, employers that will partner with a charity to provide […]

Fixing a Rocky Relationship With Money

No matter what, it is important you understand your finances now and in the future. Despite whether or not you find it a fun subject, gaining an education about money will benefit you now and in the future, as you learn to make good financial decisions. The advice that follows may help you wrap your […]

Pensions Meltdown Threatens Savings Revolution

Millions of people who have saved their money are facing lengthy delays when it comes to accessing Isas retirement funds and life cover due to the brink of a customer service breakdown facing the insurance industry. Many are facing spending hours on hold only to be followed by month long waits for their money to […]

Why Asset Management Is Important

Asset management is also identified as investment management. It is the professional and systematic management of various securities to meet specific investment goals for the benefit of investors and the organization. Moreover, it also involves the management of physical assets I.e. the selection, inspection, maintenance and renewal of the same. Therefore, it plays an important […]

Three Essential Estate Planning Tasks

Make sure that you have the basic estate planning documents in place to protect yourself and your loved ones. Planning your estate can definitely be overwhelming and it is tempting for many people to keep putting it off, however it is very important that everyone gets certain documents in place before a catastrophe happens. Even […]