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William C. Fisher

1982 all over again?

Now might be the time to be bullish while others are not. Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, hosts an annual conference for investment professionals each summer.

William C. Fisher

Invest aggressively

Last month, I wrote about three potential conflicts that might arise when ministries, nonprofits and companies work with investments. One of my goals is to help CFOs, boards and finance committees become offensive instead of defensive with investments.

William C. Fisher

Smart Money: Diversify with caution

Harvard’s endowment has been famous for investing to generate enormous gains. From 1990 to 2005, the investment returns averaged 15% per year, growing the assets from almost $5 billion to almost $23 billion.

William C. Fisher

You must see the future

Nonprofit community “Type A” contracts require the organization to offer extensive life care services. This may include a refundable portion of the entrance fee to the resident’s estate in exchange for guaranteed lifetime occupancy.

William C. Fisher

Smart Money: Understanding rates

All CFOs are taught that past performance is not an indication of future performance. Performance data is only part of how investment consultants evaluate money managers — and they use it with caution.

William C. Fisher

Smart Money: Seeing through rates

Rates of return are often used as a benchmark for investment performance. As Joan Dixon, CFO of Morningside Ministries in San Antonio, TX, says, “performance reporting can at times be very confusing. It is important to know the difference between time and dollar-weighted returns so performance is accurately reflected in the reports.”

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