Signals from the Noise – Market Update

I recently read a NY Times Magazine article by Clay Tarver, detailing the remarkable story of Jason Everman. Everman had the incredible distinction of being kicked out of both Nirvana and Soundgarden prior to their explosive success in the 1990s. He later, as he put...

Save the date – College Access Now (CAN)

Wednesday May 6th 6-8:30 p.m. Sodo Park Seattle Coldstream is excited to be a Masters level sponsor for the College Access Now (CAN) 2015 annual spring event. Save the Date for Spring Forward on May 6th, an event designed to celebrate and support the hard...

About Coldstream

Chris Judy retired in December 2014. We appreciate his nine plus years of service as a Portfolio Manager and Relationship Manager, and his significant technical expertise as a member of our Investment Strategy Group (ISG). Renee Hawkes joined Roger Reynolds’ team in November as a...

Reviewing Your Life Insurance

10 Potential Pitfalls and How to Protect Your Beneficiaries 1) Naming a Minor Child Insurance companies will not pay the proceeds of a life insurance policy directly to a minor. Absent a trust or other specified legal arrangement, a court-appointed guardian will handle all proceeds...

Oil Prices and Market Volatility Expectations

The end of 2014 brought yet again an increase in market volatility, angst surrounding global economic growth, and continued unease about the longer term central bank strategies and actions. Several key points are worth highlighting: Volatility in the stock market has picked up in the...