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April 2024 Private Performance

April marked the first market correction since October 2023, with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 both experiencing declines. Despite these headwinds, our private investments demonstrated resilience. BPIF continued its positive streak, while BREIT and Global Cities increased their dividends, providing steady income for our clients. Carlyle and Blackstone's funds showed positive growth, and the Priority Income Fund raised its dividend significantly. Amid the public market downturn, our private investments offered stability and income growth, helping to balance our portfolios against the volatility.

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March 2024 Private Performance

In light of global uncertainties and a volatile market landscape, this blog explores the stabilizing potential of private funds amidst ongoing geopolitical tensions and economic fluctuations. We delve into how private equity, real estate, and credit sectors have performed robustly despite challenges, providing investors with a blend of higher returns, lower volatility, and non-correlation with public markets. Particularly notable is the performance of private credit funds and the strategic resilience of private real estate investments.

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Finding the Income Sweet Spot: Navigating the Medicare Premium Puzzle

Discover the secret to optimizing your retirement income and avoiding steep Medicare premiums. Our in-depth guide explores the "income sweet spot" – a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of retirement planning. Learn how strategic financial decisions can help you navigate the complexities of Medicare premiums, ensuring a comfortable and cost-effective retirement. From Roth conversions to smart investment strategies, we cover everything you need to keep your healthcare costs in check without sacrificing your lifestyle. Dive into our latest post to unlock the secrets of successful retirement planning.

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