Frequently Asked Questions
Does our family office provide bookkeeping services?Markdale
Yes, we provide specialized bookkeeping and tax preparation services to wealthy investors, holding companies, and charitable foundations.
What does a family office do?Markdale
Family offices provide financial management services, like a “personal CFO”. A family office supports your accountants, lawyers, investment managers, insurance advisors, and bankers to ensure they are working in a co-ordinated way and remain accountable.
What is the benefit of investment policy generation?Markdale
In order to invest with purpose, we all need a clear investment policy that will guide our decisions. An investment policy is a document that’s used by your advisors to guide their recommendations. When you have an investment policy, its much easier to get the most from your investment portfolios and professional advisors.
How does Markdale Financial Management ensure the ESG sustainability of my investment portfolio?Markdale
Many investors want their investment portfolios to reflect their personal values. They want their investments to support environmental sustainability and social justice. We provide services and advice on how to make your investment portfolio reflect your specific ESG values. These services include regular reviews, drafting Investment Policies, working with your investment managers to ensure compliance, manager search, and reporting services.
Which types of clients does Markdale Financial Management serve?Markdale
We serve wealthy investors with more than $100 million of assets in their portfolios. Typically, our clients have both personal/family investments and charitable foundations. Our clients are typically responsible for their family members, their employees, charitable commitments, and future generations. They recognize that professional management is the best way to steward their wealth.