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Protecting Gains? It’s Complicated.

Protecting Gains? It’s Complicated.

Tax Strategy, Unrealized Gain

Clients generally understand how our low-turnover methodology equates to better returns over time. For example, with enough tax deferral, an 8% return can be augmented to a 10% return (in dollars). But that’s not all. Preserved gains that remain untaxed until death are tax-free in many circumstances. This can make low-turnover methodologies even more compelling. Despite the power of these factors, protecting gains and principal is still the first order of business at Segment.

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Profound Power Of The Unrealized Gain

Profound Power Of The Unrealized Gain

Unrealized Gain

Unrealized gains have a benefit that doesn’t show up in percentage return.

Money managers and hedge funds hang their hats on their trading prowess and the glory of periodic home runs. Any success they have provides good cover for the high expenses endemic in the business.

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Gil's Musings

Learn about the world of investing from a 36-year industry veteran. Gil's Musings are inspired by Gil's thoughts on timely finance topics, stock market trends and the psychology behind smart investments.

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