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  • We all know that the economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis have been widespread and far-reaching. One lesser-known upshot is an exponential surge in demand for will and estate planning services among high net-worth individuals (especially seniors). “We’ve been getting a lot of ... Keep Reading >
  • In the middle of a global pandemic, tax planning is unlikely to be at the top of your list of priorities. But as managers of our clients’ total wealth picture, it is incumbent on us to be constantly scanning the environment for new planning ideas. As grievous as the circumstances are, the ... Keep Reading >
  • Entrepreneurs are a huge part of the Newport family and the economic shutdown due to COVID-19 has brought a tsunami of business challenges. They are responding with extraordinary leadership—reducing costs, pivoting their businesses and innovating to make it through the worst of this situation. ... Keep Reading >
  •     After the health and safety of their loved ones, sustained financial well-being is probably the most pressing concern for many people. Investors are taking a closer look at the state of their portfolios, analyzing performance and wondering about their future financial prospects ... Keep Reading >
  • From the onset of the COVID-19 crisis in March, our team has rallied together with two main goals in mind: providing the very best service to Newport Private Wealth clients in a time of market volatility and economic uncertainty, and determining how we could best support frontline organizations ... Keep Reading >
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt At the time the former U.S. president made that historic pronouncement—in 1933 at the height of the Great Depression—markets had crashed. Scores of investors had been wiped out. Unemployment was skyrocketing. ... Keep Reading >
  • We Remain Open for Business It remains business as usual at Newport Private Wealth, though not business as normal! We implemented our Business Continuity Plan with most of our staff now working remotely. Under the province of Ontario’s Guidelines for Essential Services Designations released ... Keep Reading >
  • We continue to provide brief updates on the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact on financial markets and our response. Market Volatility Europe is now the epicenter of the COVID-19 virus. North American businesses, institutions and governments are taking decisive action to encourage “social ... Keep Reading >
  • We published our first post on February 27th in response to the spread of the coronavirus and its impact on the economy and financial markets. Broadly speaking, our view has not changed since the writing of that note. Financial markets have kept up their pattern of indiscriminate selling – ... Keep Reading >
  • With the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak stoking global anxiety and causing concern across financial markets, investors the world over have been shaken as the crisis escalates. Candidly, there is much about COVID-19 we don’t yet know. How far and how fast will it spread? What is the mortality ... Keep Reading >