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January 17, 2019

Understanding Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Is the end near for Bitcoin and other digital currencies? What about the new technology on which they operate: blockchain? A new AMG Special Report, Understanding Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, delves into the technological, regulatory and market forces impacting blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and tells investors what to expect going forward.

Figure that shows the how blockchain technology works.

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January 10, 2019

Wanted: GDP Growth at 3% or Higher; Needed: Higher Labor Force Participation Rate

The U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate is expected to decline as the baby boomer generation retires, and key groups of workers, including prime-age men, are dropping out at alarming rates, threatening GDP growth. How can the U.S. increase its Labor Force Participation Rate to mitigate these trends? AMG’s white paper, Wanted: GDP Growth at 3% or Higher; Needed: Higher Labor Force Participation Rate, suggests that public policy solutions can help, with significant implications for investors.

Figure that shows the Labor Force Participation Rate, Men Ages 25-54.

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January 3, 2019

Finding Value in Active Management

What can investors expect from active management? AMG’s white paper, Finding Value in Active Management, examines historical trends and reviews key items investors should consider when researching active managers.

Figure that shows the amount of value added by active management has an inverse relationship with overall stock market returns.

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December 27, 2018

Questions to Ask Yourself About Managing Your Wealth

Now that you have worked hard and have accumulated wealth, worrying about how to manage it and coordinating all the various advisors may have become burdensome. Knowing how all the “pieces fit together” can give comfort that allows you to enjoy what you have and may continue to create. If you are a little uneasy, taking an inventory on your wealth relative to who you are and your goals could help to put your mind at ease. AMG’s wealth management questions are intended to help you confirm your strategy in creating a strong wealth management plan, so you are well positioned for the future.

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December 21, 2018

Building a Sound Financial Future

Taking a few moments to assess how you feel about your financial future can lead to a stronger commitment to finding the direction and focus needed to determine your financial goals and ultimately financial success for you and your family. AMG has found that creating a comprehensive financial strategy is one way to meet your goals, and while there are no guarantees about future financial success, you are more apt to meet your financial goals with a strategy. AMG has a simple quiz to help assess how well prepared you are for your financial future.

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