About Coldstream

R.O.C.K.star Awards 2013 As part of our annual all-company retreat, an award is given to those individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty in the care of our clients, the company and our core values.  This 100% peer-nominated award is based on...

Disabled Advisory Services

Wealth in the form of an injury settlement requires a unique and comprehensive management approach.  Compassion, education, understanding family dynamics and building a team around you who will serve for years to come are hallmarks of our Disabled Advisory Services.  We have established key strategic relationships...

Who Do You Rely On?

Recently I was completing a registration form to subscribe to an industry publication and a commonly asked question on the application struck me in a very peculiar way. It simply asked “Which best describes your primary business activity?”  I have seen this hundreds of times,...

Tax Implications after DOMA

On June 26, 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional as it violates the equal protection clause of the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution as applied to persons of the same sex who...

2Q 2013 Market Commentary

“For the loser now will be later to win For the times they are a-changin’” – Bob Dylan With a modest improvement in unemployment, a nascent housing recovery and continued accommodative Federal Reserve, the US markets continued to generate positive returns, albeit with considerable volatility...

Who’s fastest growing among Eastside private companies?

Coldstream makes the list again! Puget Sound Business Journal named its 2013 Eastside Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Each of the 50 companies – located from Lake Washington east to the Cascade Mountains and from Bothell south to Renton – recorded growth in the double digits for...