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Quarter-End Snapshot: Q4 2019

Quarter-End Snapshot Q4 2019 Firm Update   from RICHARD JOYNER, PRESIDENT It’s hard to believe that 2020 marks our 20th year in business, and we’ve been thinking a lot about how to celebrate such a…

Quarter-End Snapshot: Q3 2019

Quarter-End Snapshot Q3 2019 Firm Update   from Carter Tolleson, CEO Typically, towards the end of the year, many of us spend time reflecting on the past trip around the sun – accomplishments, progress made…

Quarter-End Snapshot: Q2 2019

Quarter-End Snapshot Q2 2019 Firm Update   from Richard Joyner, President One of the most common questions we encounter when we’re working with client families is how to help children and young adults build the skills – especially…

The Power of “WE”

On March 27, I joined colleagues, teachers, students, A-list performers and international speakers in celebrating Texas’ WE Day in Downtown Dallas, a movement launched by brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. As humanitarians, activists and social entrepreneurs, the Kielburgers founded a…

Quarter-End Snapshot: Q1 2019

Quarter-End Snapshot Q1 2019 Firm Update   from J. Carter Tolleson, CEO I always enjoy reflecting on the last few months with the quarter-end snapshot because I’m reminded of how much has happened and how…

Quarter-End Snapshot: Q4 2018

Quarter-End Snapshot Q4 2018 Firm Update   from Richard Joyner, President As we start a new year, it’s natural to think about “resolutions” – many of us commit to eat better, exercise more, add sleep…

President's Blog

Using Your Exclusions

The holidays are (finally) upon us and gift-giving is often the focus of many family discussions around this time. For families that have achieved a certain level of financial success, the topic may be more important this year than most, although for slightly different reasons. It’s difficult to ignore the fact that there is a […]

Family Leadership Development

Over many years in practice, I’ve watched countless entrepreneurs work to make the transition from operating a family business to living with (and from) financial assets. It takes a different set of skills to create and run a successful business and to maintain and grow a complex web of financial assets, entities, and family members. […]

The Kitchen Dance

Recently, a colleague and I conducted a small family meeting in a client’s home. The meeting included the mom and dad with their two adult children. Since we were in the beginning phases of the family meeting process, spouses and significant others did not attend.

Case Studies

Creating A Legacy

  The Situation: Our clients, Mr. and Mrs. G, retired ten years ago. They sold their family home in Dallas, bought a small condo and spend most of their time travelling abroad. When they are in Dallas, they enjoy spending time in the Dallas Art District seeing performances and viewing art collections. Their three grown […]

Family Meetings and Estate Planning

  The Situation: Mr. E is a father of a family and a serial entrepreneur who has been highly successful in several businesses. While he was busy creating wealth, Mr. E often neglected his estate plan or simply added on to the existing plan using whatever attorney was working on his business affairs at the […]

Post-Nup, Asset Protection

  The Situation: A Tolleson Wealth Management client, Mrs. Y, is a 40-year-old daughter of a very wealthy mother and an only child. She is married to Mr. Y, a man that owns a variety of real estate investments. Most of his real estate consists of self-storage units across the state of Texas. He also […]

Preparing for Marriage

  The Situation: When Ms. L, the daughter of a Tolleson Wealth Management client family, began talking about marriage, our advisors helped begin a dialogue about the best way to prepare for it. Most young people, especially from families of wealth, are very hesitant to have the discussion about the dreaded “prenup.” However, we encouraged […]

Transition

  The Situation: Mr. and Mrs. K are prospective clients in their 70s that expressed a great deal of concern about who would take over their financial affairs in the event of either of their deaths. They have four married children in their 40s and nine grandchildren. The children live all over the US. The […]

News & Events

Disaster Relief Resources for Devastating Australia Wildfires

The bushfires in Australia have continued to grow and create devastation across the continent, harming many people and wildlife. Our thoughts are with those impacted and those volunteering to stop the fires. If you are interested in supporting the relief efforts, our Philanthropy Team has compiled information regarding the best ways to help and donate. […]

Tolleson Wealth Management Hosts Pajama Drive for Wesley-Rankin Community Center

With the holiday season in full swing, employees participated in a giving drive benefitting children of the firm’s Community Connections partner Wesley-Rankin Community Center. Forty-one employees provided pajamas to 62 children served by the center. This is the sixth year that the firm has offered a holiday drive for an organization-in-need and the third year […]

Tolleson Wealth Management recognized as a 2019 Charitable Champion

Tolleson Wealth Management announced as one of twenty financial advisory firms selected for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation’s 2019 Charitable Champions List. The Charitable Champions List recognizes advisory firms for their efforts to give back to their communities by promoting a culture of philanthropy amongst employees and financial advisors. Invest in Others evaluated applications […]

Investment Team Spends a Day at Nasher Sculpture Center to Focus on Creative Thinking

Members of the Investment Team headed to Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center in November for an offsite team building day. Following a private tour of the museum led by Leigh Arnold, Associate Curator, they heard Ph.D. candidate in Neuroscience Michael Lundie speak on recognizing and addressing cognitive biases alongside tools for better decision-making. “Our theme of […]

Tolleson Wealth Management Named one of the ‘Dallas 100’ fastest-growing small private companies in DFW

The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business recognized Tolleson Wealth Management as 100 of the fastest-growing small private companies in North Texas, known as the ‘Dallas 100’ list. “We are proud to be named as one of DFW’s 100 fast-growing businesses,” said Carter Tolleson, CEO. “Nearing our firm’s 20-year […]

Tolleson Wealth Management Recognized as a 2019 Top Wealth manager by D Magazine

D Magazine recognized Tolleson Wealth Management as a Top Wealth Manager for 2019 in its latest November issue. The firm is proud to celebrate this recognition in honor of serving clients and their families with all things financial. This is the fifth year in a row Tolleson Wealth Management has received this award. D Magazine […]