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February 12, 2020

Domestic vs. International: Why This Diversification Is Important

While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, having some sort of international allocation is critical to maintaining optimal performance in most long-term portfolios.

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August 13, 2019

Taxes Are One Thing—Not The ‘Only’ Thing

Taxes are not something to be afraid of; they’re something to be aware of.

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Aaron Hodari, CFP, CIMA, is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Schechter. Aaron Hodari works with high net worth individuals, families, business owners, and their advisors to bring them institutional quality investment management and advanced financial planning solutions. Aaron heads the firm’s branch of Private Capital, including deal sourcing, due diligence, deal structuring, and market opportunity identification. He’s also instrumental in the development of correlated and non-correlated investment alternatives, helping identify investment allocations and manager selection. He is a sought-after speaker regarding the tax advantages for hedge funds within Private Placement Life Insurance (PPLI) and Private Placement Variable Annuity (PPVA).

Prior to joining Schechter, Aaron worked at BlackRock Financial Management, New York, NY in the Institutional Account Management group where he managed relationships with institutional investors including pension funds, foundations & endowments, and family offices. While there, he specialized in customized fixed-income solutions, commodities, and hedge funds.

Aaron graduated from the University of Michigan, where he majored in economics and played lacrosse. He currently sits on the school’s Dean’s Young Alumni Council and he is a member of the CAIS Advisory Council.

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