Savant Blog

Savant offers perspective on a variety of topics. Entries range from current events to timeless insights in the world of finance and investments.

23 Apr
April 23, 2020

The COVID health crisis is affecting more than our pocketbooks and our social life. People are fearful, stressed, and anxious about the future. What’s our new normal? How do we cope? Savant’s CEO Brent Brodeski welcomes Rod Ogilvie, a licensed counselor and executive coach with Associates in Professional Counseling & Coaching, for a live interview on Tuesday, April 28 at 1:00 PM CDT. 

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14 Apr
April 14, 2020

Yes, the ride is bumpy and we’re experiencing turbulence. But fasten your seatbelt and trust your pilot. If your flight plan is solid, you’ll still arrive safely at your destination. Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer Rob Morrison shares lessons we can learn from recent adversity.

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09 Apr
April 09, 2020

As a Savant client or friend, you’re invited to join an exclusive live webinar with Randal Quarles of the Federal Reserve Board about the COVID-19 crisis and its effect on markets, the economy, and business. UPDATE: This live event is over but you can access the “Navigating COVID-19: The Federal Reserve, Macroeconomic Forces, and Your Business” recording and presentation slides.

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03 Apr
April 03, 2020

To help businesses attempt to weather the storm, Congress and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act is nearly 1,000 pages long and full of provisions that affect small businesses. This white paper is an attempt to help you, the small business owner, navigate these waters. It is important for you to know what is available to you and in what order you should be doing things. 

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31 Mar
March 31, 2020

Investors have been forced to deal with higher levels of volatility across stocks, bonds, and alternatives since mid-February as markets attempt to price in the risk of the Coronavirus and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Savant’s Investment Research team is digging into the details with charts to provide perspective around coronavirus cases and the price war, their impact on markets to date, and some historical context regarding bear markets. 

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