Introducing our new website

By | 2018-04-12T10:46:52+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Business News, TIA, Website Development|

Written by Valerie Gardner, TIA Principal & Business Manager, April 12, 2018 Welcome!  We are pleased to introduce a new Tiemann Investment Advisor website to those coming to visit us online.  We are now located at tiemanninvestmentadvisors.com but if you go to "tiemann.net" you will be automatically redirected to the new website. Once again, though we have an updated design [...]

Are Banks Necessary?

By | 2018-03-23T14:06:05+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Banking, California History, Crypto-currency, TIA, Trade & Commerce|

In today's increasingly digital economy, we can get through our day without ever having to touch cash, write a check or go to a bank. The question of what "money" is emerges as we consider what the relative advantages and disadvantages are of maintaining all of our transactions through electronic systems. Bitcoin poses yet additional challenges for those who believe [...]

Just a Little Respect

By | 2018-03-22T14:54:35+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Business News, TIA|

Dr. Jonathan Tiemann Barron's, the Dow Jones business weekly, published its annual investor survey of America's most respected large companies this week. I was one of 112 investors responding to the survey. It's important to note that the survey asked what companies we respect. I chose to interpret the question narrowly, recognizing that not every successful enterprise — and not [...]

Changing the Economics of Energy

By | 2018-03-27T20:37:40+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Energy, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, TIA|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann This February, a group calling itself the Climate Leadership Council published a paper titled, “The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends.” The paper’s eight authors constitute sort of a blue-ribbon panel of thoughtful conservatives. They include former senior Republican officials (James A. Baker III, George Schultz, Henry Paulson), prominent economists (Martin Feldstein and N. Gregory Mankiw, who [...]

Brokers still trying to duck fiduciary duty

By | 2018-03-27T20:38:18+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Brokers, Fee Transparency, Fiduciary Duty Standards, Financial Institutions, Investment Advisor Rules, Money Management, TIA|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, February 11, 2017 On Friday, February 3, 2017, a group of business leaders convened at the White House with the President, members of his family, and his ever-watchful Vice President, presumably to lobby for policies conducive to the profitability of their businesses. The financial markets advanced, as though relieved that the President had chosen to take [...]

Holiday Greetings 2016

By | 2018-03-27T20:36:15+00:00 December 21st, 2016|TIA|

Wishing that beauty, joy and love fill your days this holiday season and the whole year through! Our best to you and your family for a successful 2017.

Finally, DOL requires Advisors to put client interests first

By | 2018-03-27T22:57:08+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Brokers, Business News, Fiduciary Duty Standards, Financial Health, Investment Advisor Rules, Money Management, Securities & Exchange Commission, TIA|

Today, I'm calling on the Department of Labor to update the rules and requirements that retirement advisors put the best interests of their clients above their own financial interests. It's a very simple principle: You want to give financial advice, you've got to put your client's interests first.           – President Barack Obama, February 23, 2015   We are thrilled [...]

Holiday Greetings 2015

By | 2018-03-22T01:38:23+00:00 December 21st, 2015|TIA|

May your days be filled with family, friends, nature, fun and all the joy and festivities of the holiday season! We’re wishing you all the best for 2016.

A question for Senator Ted Cruz

By | 2018-03-27T23:03:36+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Congress, Federal Reserve, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, TIA|

We are about three weeks away from the next Republican candidates' debate, but I'm still stuck on one item from the last debate. Toward the end, the moderators cited a Treasury Department proposal to replace the image of Alexander Hamilton on the ten-dollar bill with that of a woman, and asked the candidates which woman they would choose for that [...]