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Trust

Integrity and honest advice are our top priorities with fiduciary responsibilities and full transparency. Acropolis offers a personal approach to investment management that honors your goals.

Teamwork

Every client has a team of Acropolitans that meet with you face to face and are dedicated to delivering timely information and responsive personal service at all times.

Understanding

Collaboration is our strong suit. Our team gets to know you, your financial objectives and your life goals. Then, we work together, to set the course for success.

Reliability

By applying the same investment philosophy and investing alongside our clients, we stay keenly aware of the risks and opportunities that we all face in the market.

26 Mar 2020

COVID-19 and Acropolis

**UPDATE** We’d like to share an update to the original post below.  Beginning June 1st, Acropolis will re-open our office in accordance with St Louis county guidelines.  Details below: Most Acropolis employees will return to the office on June 1st. Clients are welcome to visit according to their comfort level. Client Zoom meetings will still be available. Masks are not required, provided you’ve been fully vaccinated. If not fully vaccinated,… Read More

21 Jun 2021

Federal Reserve Changes its Tune

As noted above, the Federal Reserve took center stage last week as they signaled that change is afoot with short-term interest rates. While they did not change interest rates and did not adjust their $120 billion monthly asset plan purchases, they did indicate through their ‘dot plot’ that more members see interest rate hikes in 2022 and 2023. Although I don’t have a picture of the dot plot, I made… Read More

14 Jun 2021

Drawdowns in Retirement, Part Deux

Last week’s Insight about the risks associated with so-called bond alternatives with higher yields prompted a lot of feedback, which I always appreciate. Here’s the article in case you missed it. One curious reader asked a great question: what if we allocated some of the bond money to a few of these higher-yielding options? That was enough to send me down the rabbit hole, looking at all kinds of higher-yielding… Read More

7 Jun 2021

Drawdowns in Retirement

This past week, I was meeting with a client and the discussion turned to the low yield bond environment. The client has a pretty common question – isn’t there something that yields more? The answer is yes, there are a lot of things that yield more than the investment-grade bond market. We could buy junk bonds, emerging markets bonds, or other questionable issuers. These kinds of bonds aren’t inherently bad,… Read More