The Investec logo features a chess piece known as the knight. It's a chess piece that can move in all directions. Experienced players recognize the knight's versatility is critical in implementing forward-looking strategies essential to winning.
Chess players have a simple goal—winning the match. Goals of the affluent are more multi-faceted. They often include assuring a secure retirement, charitable giving, travel and recreation, transferring wealth to the next generation, and helping educate grandchildren.
Our approach to wealth management clarifies priorities and quantifies objectives. We work with you and your other advisors (e.g., estate attorneys and accountants) to develop a holistic, integrated financial plan that provides realistic, achievable solutions. Our wealth management strategies are designed to give you peace and confidence. We accompany you on your journey, enabling you to focus on the benefits of your wealth, not on the management of it.
Investec is a boutique wealth management firm based in Houston, TX. We have been serving affluent families with investable assets of $1 million or more for over 35 years. We invite you to consider our forward-looking approach to wealth management.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
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We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”