Bear Mountain Capital is Growing

By Joe Day

It is my pleasure to announce that Luke Collova has joined Bear Mountain Capital. Originally from Saint Paul, Minnesota, Luke moved to the Northwest in 1998.  He is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound with a degree in Business Administration.  He comes to Bear Mountain Capital after spending 7 years in the commercial insurance industry.  In addition to… Read more


Estate Planning and Tax Updates

By Joe Day

What follows is an update from Laura Hoexter and Xan Gerson of Helsell Fetterman regarding the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, signed into law on January 2nd, 2013.  Helsell Fetterman is a local law firm located in Seattle, WA, whose Estate Planning and Probate group is headed by Laura.  Her group maintains expertise in many areas, including estate planning,… Read more


Have a Plan

By Joe Day

It is around this time of year, starting in October, I sit with my clients to review their long-term financial plans. Planning is tedious, often frustrating, but one of the most important elements to a person’s long-term financial security. Financial security is different for everyone, some want to only plan for retirement, some want to have funds set aside for… Read more


Do Not Make Me Say It Again…

By Joe Day

Nearly, every parent or child has uttered or heard the words “Don’t make me say it again…” at some point in their life. That is exactly the thought that comes to mind when I think about the dominating headline of the day: Fiscal Cliff. There I said it, but don’t make me say it again. It is exhausting to discuss… Read more


Dental Tourism?

By Joe Day

A client of mine introduced me to a company run by one of his colleagues. Love the concept. If you need quality, low-cost dental work done and like to travel, you can use this site to find a dental practice with good reviews, and locations for some of the most desirable tourist destinations worldwide. Think TripAdvisor for medical needs. When… Read more


 

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bio3Joe Day, CFA is the Founder of Bear Mountain Capital. Joe started the company after spending many years advising high net worth clients with a leading global wealth management firm. Joe earned the right to use the CFA designation from the CFA Institute in 2011. He also holds a degree in Business Administration, with a Major in Finance from Gonzaga University. Luke Collova is an Investment Advisor Representative for Bear Mountain Capital focusing on planning, investment strategy, client development and operational support. Luke’s prior career included providing commercial insurance coverage for a global insurance firm. Luke maintains his Series 65 license and holds a degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Finance and International Business from the University of Puget Sound.