Monthly Archives: June 2018

Fishpeople Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur News Director Stephen Bronner has been speaking with food entrepreneurs in his column, “The Digest.” In this issue, “How This Entrepreneur Behind a Multimillion-Dollar Company is Disrupting the Seafood Industry,” he speaks with Duncan Berry, co-founder of Fishpeople Seafood, one of the private equity investments made by 3×5 Partners, LLC, an Arnerich Massena Approved Manager and affiliate. “Duncan Berry spent his teenage years in the 1960s fishing salmon out of the Pacific Ocean on his family’s commercial vessel,” Bronner writes. “Some 50 years later, he’s aiming to change the entire seafood industry with his company Fishpeople. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Publishes New White Paper – Retirement Plan Best Practices: Participant Education

Arnerich Massena is pleased to announce the publication of a new white paper, Retirement Plan Best Practices: Participant Education. This paper is the last of a five-part series outlining retirement plan best practices; the series includes Plan Governance, Plan Design, Investment Menu Construction, and Plan Monitoring, and now concludes by covering participant education. Participant Education examines best practices for a plan sponsor in designing education and engagement programs to improve participants’ financial wellness and long-term retirement outcomes. Read more »

This has never happened before! There are more job openings than unemployed workers

It’s the first time on record that the number of available jobs has exceeded the number of unemployed workers in the United States. The number of jobs available in April rose to 6.7 million, or one job for every 0.95 jobless workers. Compare this to 2009, during the Great Recession, when there were 6.7 unemployed workers for every available job.  The unemployment rate of 3.8% is the lowest it’s been since December 1969. Read more »

FAANG Stocks: Dominating a Concentrated Market

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (of parent company Alphabet) — ten years ago, we could barely imagine the extent to which these behemoths would dominate our lives and the stock market. Now, these five companies have grown so large and powerful, they are deeply enmeshed in our everyday existence. And, some say this small handful of companies has provided much of the power behind the market over the past few years. Do they exert an outsized force on the stock market, and what does that mean for investors? Read more »

Going Global: The Importance of Global Diversification

For U.S. investors thirty years ago, diversification was as simple as making sure your portfolio combined both stocks and bonds, with some variety in the sizes of the companies in which you invested. But we have all seen how much the world has changed since that time. One of the most significant changes for investors is gaining access to the economic opportunities outside of the United States. Read more »