The investing world is highly complicated if you are unsure about what you are doing. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and quickly get into trouble if you do not know what you are doing. Luckily, those of us who are not as adapt at investing can rely on those who actually know what they are talking about.
Brad Reifler is the CEO and founder of Forefront Capital. This is an investing firm that he established as a way of providing more people with the ability to get invested and start to see the types of returns that they long for. He has been in business for more than 30 years and therefore knows what he is doing when it comes to business.
YahooFinance writes about how Brad cares about helping the average person get invested in the markets because he knows from personal experience how some are left out of the rain when it comes to investing. The step-father of Brad Reifler was restricted from getting involved with certain types of investments simply because he was not an accredited investor. Brad Reifler wanted to change that, and that is what motivated him to create Forefront Capital.
His investment advice for those of us out there today is to look at spreading money out as far and wide as it will go. He believes that it only makes logical sense to diversify. He also encourages people to not put all of their money with any one money manager. No matter how well one thinks they know someone, it is all too easy for that person to take advantage of that trust and manipulate it. Bernie Madoff is just one example of this.
Secondly, you should understand what it is you hope to gain from your investments in the first place. This means that you must have a precise strategy for what you want to get out of the markets. You cannot just throw money in with the hope that it will increase in value. You should be certain about what kind of return you are hoping to get.
Consider all of this and work towards your own investment growth by following the advice of Brad Reifler and others who know what they are talking about.
James Dondero, president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., has joined forces with Linda Owen, Dallas civic leader, to provide strategic guidance to Highland’s philanthropic activities. James Dondero has over three decades of experience in the credit and equity markets. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia with majors in Accounting and Finance. After graduation, he earned additional certifications: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. James and Mark Okada founded Highland Capital in 1993.
Linda Owen earned a BA in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Owen was a real estate associate with the law firm Wald, Harkrader & Ross before becoming involved with philanthropic organizations such as the Crystal Charity Ball, The Family Place and the Circuit Trail Company. Owen was president and CEO of The Real Estate Council and president and CEO of the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation.
Highland Capital, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment advisor that is one of the most experienced global alternative credit managers, which, together with its affiliates, manages more than $17 billion of assets. Highland is active in supporting veterans’ causes, education, and health care in the Dallas community. It contributes more than $3 million annually to many charitable organizations through the Dallas Foundation, a public charity that works to improve lives in North Texas by bringing together donors and nonprofits. Owen will serve as Highland’s charitable giving manager in partnership with The Dallas Foundation. Dondero stated that they wanted a dedicated professional to make sure Highland’s contributions make the greatest impact. Owen is pleased to work with a firm that is committed to supporting the community.
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The Dynamics Search Partner founder, Keith Mann has announced a partnership between Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship and Uncommon Schools. The scholarship is designed to recognize the next brand of ground-breaking business go-getters. It is an annual scholarship opportunity that focuses on individual graduating seniors by giving them a chance to further their studies. The goal is to affirm at least one of the seniors in the Uncommon Schools receives four years of college education.
It’s a non-profit charter management company based in New York. It deals with well-performing urban charter public schools where it identifies deserving students from poor backgrounds to pay their college fee. One of the counselors of the Uncommon Charter High Schools Mr. Joe Frick is ecstatic with the news of the scholarship program by Keely and Keith. Applicants for the scholarship must write a 1000-word essay detailing how attaining a college degree can help them to fulfill their professional ambitions.
Keith is a man with many hats; he is the founder of Dynamics Search Partners, an education advocate, and a philanthropist. He recognizes young leaders and hooks then up with companies that nurture them to success. His firm deals with hedge funds and alternative investment via the provision of alternative staffing needs, and executive search services for established equity institutions. In the hedge fund sector, Dynamics Search Partners ranks as the biggest staffer due to its capacity to fill more than 2000 client needs since its inception.
Keith Mann has played a key role in expanding the company beyond investment positions, having been in the executive search sector for more than 50 years. He is an expert of hiring, staffing strategy, and hedge fund compensation. In 2002, he established Alternative Investment Practice inside Dynamics Executive Search, after he had acknowledged the hedge-fund industry as a fast growing but untapped division. In 2006, Keith stretched out the practice into private equity before establishing Dynamics Search Partners in 2009 with a focus in alternative investment.
Keith and Keely Create New Scholarship Opportunity