Once in a very great while, there comes a year in the economy and the markets that may serve as a tutorial—a master class in the principles of successful long-term, goal-focused investing. Two thousand twenty was just such a...
Develop your comprehensive wealth management plan and achieve your financial goals with ML&R Wealth Management. Vanessa McElwrath brings your dreams to the forefront and guides you on the path to independence. Vanessa’s personal attention to the details and high level of customized advice helps you achieve your long-term goals with peace of mind along the way.
Vanessa joined the ML&R Wealth Management team as an Investment Advisor Representative in 2013. With over 10 years of experience in financial services in Austin, Texas, Vanessa specializes in developing comprehensive wealth plans and creating portfolios based in Nobel-prize winning research. Previously, Vanessa gained experience at Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global investment management firm. Her background in providing capital markets research, regression analysis, and multi factor-based portfolio theory has enabled her to help individuals, families, and institutions design portfolios and plans to achieve their financial goals. Vanessa is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). She specializes in creating investment portfolios with financial planning in mind.
Vanessa considers your goals alongside her extensive experience in investment consulting, estate and asset protection planning, tax planning and employee benefits planning. She helps clients work through complex financial issues and partners closely with their tax, legal, and insurance advisors to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach. Vanessa believes in giving clients solid, unbiased advice and building relationships that make a tangible, positive difference in their lives.
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- Wealth Management
- Investment Management
- Financial Planning
- Education and Estate Planning
- 401(k) Retirement Services
- Institutions & Non-Profits
The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Master in Professional Accounting
Current: Preservation Austin, First Vice President; Preservation Austin, Historic Homes Tour Event Chair; Ballet Austin Guild, Treasurer; KIPP Austin Alliance, Event Committee
Past: Preservation Austin, Treasurer; Con Mi Madre Sponsorship Committee; Foundation Communities, Tax Prep Volunteer; KIPP Austin ‘To and Through College’, Mentor; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation BREATHE, Board Member; Celebration of Life Luncheon, Planning Committee
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™
Articles and Interviews By Vanessa McElwrath
There is a preponderance of evidence supporting the fundamental investment principle that value stocks tend to outperform growth stocks, producing a value “premium.” For example, well-known and respected academics such as Eugene Fama and Ken French have published data...
Sometimes the best thing to do in the midst of high market volatility is nothing at all. As tempting as it may be, we should avoid changing investment plans simply because stocks are down sharply.