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The Northwood Perspective

Looking back to the Fall 2006 issue of The Northwood Perspective, a newsletter geared toward the interests of our clients, friends and colleagues.

Articles in this issue:

Chairman’s Message: Giving, Health and Family Memories

As you’ll see from some of the articles in this issue, the family ‘balance sheet’ encompasses much more than just financial assets…

Risk Optimization: Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Bucket

We’ve all heard the phrase “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. Most people follow that mantra for their “investable assets” but there is a lot more to financial diversification than focusing on one’s stock and bond investments…

Cottage Planning

Like many families in Canada, yours may currently own a cottage or may be considering the purchase of one…

Strategic Family Philanthropy

Philanthropy is big news again these days. Movie stars and rock stars are making donations of money, time and talent. Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda now shepherd a foundation that has grown to $30 billion…

Your Best Interest: Dividend Paying Stocks

The current low interest rate environment has led investors, in search of income, to re-visit the value of dividend paying securities…

Guest Column – Health: Why is it “Off Balance Sheet”?

Nobody disputes that “health is our most valuable asset”. Yet, as individuals, investors, and employers, we often do not walk the talk…

Read the Fall 2006 Issue
Tom McCullough

Tom McCullough

Tom McCullough is Chairman and CEO of Northwood Family Office, which looks after the investments and integrated financial affairs of wealthy families with $10 million or more. He teaches ‘The Management of Private Wealth’ in the MBA program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and is also co-author of the books, Family Wealth Management and Wealth of Wisdom: The Top 50 Questions Wealthy Families Ask.

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