Andrew Wang

Andrew Wang is a Managing Partner at Runnymede Capital Management, an independent investment management and advisory firm that serves high-net-worth individuals and institutions. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their financial goals. Andrew was named one of the Top 100 Most Social Financial Advisors, contributes to The Huffington Post, and has been quoted in major investment publications including Barron's and Forbes. Andrew is married, has three children, and can be periodically found performing Hawaiian guitar in the New York tri-state area. <more info>

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Recent Posts

Why does the market keep going up? It's earnings.

Last August, Chris visited the Reuters TV set.  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of dropping in at Reuters TV in Times Square to talk markets with anchor Fred Katayama. We talk bank earnings, S&P 500 earnings, and Costco.

Why Start A Business Podcast?

This week, we are excited to announce the launch of the Inspired Money podcast.  The idea of producing a podcast began when I attended FinCon Masters New York where I met business podcasters Philip "P.T." Taylor, James Altucher, and Farnoosh Torabi.  I hope to see them again next month at FinCon Dallas because my article What Financial Health Means to Me was named one of 10 winners of a national #FinHealthMatters Day essay contest granting me entry to the the world’s largest financial content expo.

Why Emerging Markets Remain A Strong Buy Despite Huge 2017 Rally

Thank you Ky Trang Ho for quoting Runnymede in her Forbes article published today.  An excerpt is below.  Click the link for the full article.

Why Turning Off The News Can Make You a Better Investor

I'm out on the West Coast this week for a series of business meetings, and I brought a book.  Call me old school.  Putting in earplugs and settling in with a good book is a great way to fly, a welcome break from the usual screen time, and it conserves my iPhone battery.  Sure, the seats are cramped, lousy food costs extra, and flight delays are routine.  Yet, the earplugs block out the noise in the sky.  And being 35,000 feet up for several hours, without internet, blocks out the noise below.

Runnymede Shortlisted for 2017 US Captive Awards

Morristown, New Jersey, July 7, 2017 – Runnymede Capital Management has been shortlisted in the "Investment Management" category of the 2017 US Captive Services Awards. The US Captive Awards returns for its 6th year to recognize and reward providers of captive insurance products and services, that have outperformed their competitors and demonstrated the highest levels of excellence over the past 12 months. Runnymede is the only service provider that has won each year since the inception of the awards, having been named winner of Best Customer Care in Investment Management in 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012 and Innovation in Investment Management in 2015.

A Look Inside Captive Insurance Companies' Investment Portfolios

Marsh Captive Solutions' 2016 Captive Benchmarking Report, analyzed 1,139 captive insurance companies (managed by Marsh globally) for benchmarking analysis. With the title, "Captive Solutions: Creating Security in an Uncertain World," the 44-page report covers many topics from reasons to form a captive, roles captives can play, and the changing regulatory landscape. In this post, I will summarize Marsh's findings in the area of investments for captive insurance companies.

What Financial Health Means to Me #FinHealthMatters

We all "get" physical health.  There are 15 gyms within a 2-mile radius of my house.  Even the bag of corn chips on my desk is trying to convince me that it's healthy -- natural, organic, non-GMO.  But we know better.  We know that we need to exercise regularly and should forego the chips for an organic apple.  On the other hand, financial health is often the neglected step-child to physical health, mental health, and spiritual health.  In my nearly two-decades working with clients as an investment adviser, I know that even the fittest crossfitter needs to address and nourish her financial health in order to achieve balanced, good systemic health. 

3 Tips for Choosing the Best 401(k) Providers

Whether you are setting up a 401(k) plan for your business or already have one in place, it is helpful to understand the various service providers needed to run a retirement plan.  Here are the major service providers you will likely deal with on your plan.

Still Thankful the Day After Father's Day

It's Monday, the day after Father's Day, two thousand and seventeen.  I hope all the Dads out there had a great one.  I sure did.  I am very grateful for my kids who qualify me to celebrate and to my dad, well, for everything.  Even in the 19th year of working together, my dad continues to teach me and serve as an example by how much he cares about our family, clients, and business.

My favorite Father's Day tweet that I saw yesterday came from Morgan Housel

Simple and to the point.  Great advice that resonates strongly in my middle-agedness!  This got me to thinking about fatherly advice in my family.  Here's what came to mind.

Fiduciary Rule: What You Need to Know

As of June 9th, 2017, the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, also known as the conflict-of-interest rule, has partially taken effect.  The new rule has the greatest effect on financial advisors who are registered brokers.  How does the fiduciary rule impact you?  What do you need to know?

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