3395 SW Garden View Ave, Portland OR 97225 | Phone: (503) 292-5853

Welcome to The H Group, Inc. - Portland, Salem, and Boise

The H Group, Inc. is one of the largest independent fee-only wealth management and planning firms in the Pacific Northwest, with offices in Portland, OR, Salem, OR, and Boise, ID. Our employees and credentialed advisors are among the most experienced in the industry. We are a group of independent advisors who collaborate with one another and share the extensive common resources of the firm.

Our clients are busy people who want to simplify their lives. They recognize the value of their time - and of our expertise. They prefer to spend their time enjoying life and focusing on their families and careers, rather than trying to sort through the myriad of complexities in the increasingly difficult world of personal finance. By educating and empowering our clients, we seek to build a deep level of trust and rapport.

What makes us different?

Our planning approach and high standards. We strive first to understand your needs, then create a plan that works toward achieving your goals. We put your investment advisory and wealth management needs into the context of your big picture. Ongoing planning and advice are included in your portfolio management engagement.

What can you expect when working with an advisor affiliated with The H Group, Inc.?

We all have slightly different styles. But no matter whom you work with, you can depend upon your advisor for the highest in ethical standards, competence, client service, and professionalism. Not just from us, but also from the firm's professionals and administrative team that support us.

Please explore this site for additional information and insights about our firm and the clients we serve. We welcome your telephone call or email should you desire additional information or wish to speak personally with one of our advisors.

Recent Blog Entries

The H Group Blog

  1. Weekly Review - June 26, 2017

    Monday, June 26, 2017

  2. Question of the Week - June 26, 2017

    Monday, June 26, 2017

The H Group Salem Blog

  1. Our Latest Newsletter is Here

    Monday, May 15, 2017

  2. April 23 is Tax Freedom Day

    Saturday, April 22, 2017

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News & Announcements

  1. Why is market volatility still so low?

    June 26, 2017Volatility usually drops during the summer months, as trading desk activity slows down along with vacations picking up, etc. This year, however, the low vol started earlier, and there does tend to be a connection between bullishness and lack of volatility.

  2. Where are we from a business cycle perspective? Any closer to recession?

    May 8, 2017 As it turns out, recessionary risks appear to remain contained. No doubt, this business cycle is long, and in fact, if this continues another year or so, it will be the longest in modern history, rivaled by the extended 1990's and 1960's cycles.

  3. What does the Fed mean when it talks about reducing its balance sheet?

    April 10, 2017 The Federal Reserve maintains a balance sheet of assets and liabilities to serve as a vehicle for holding U.S. treasury bonds that are bought and sold during the Fed's routine open market operations.

  4. Corrections Are Just a Part of This Bull Market

    March 20, 2017 As the current bull market enters its ninth year, it's time to recall that bull markets never go in a straight upward trajectory. Pullbacks of 5% or more and corrections of 10% or more are quite normal. But just how normal are they?

  5. Is the Bull Market Really 8 Years Old?

    March 13, 2017 It doesn't seem that long ago, but stock markets just celebrated an 8-year anniversary from the market lows hit on March 9, 2009, when sentiment hit a trough during the Great Recession.

  6. Happy 8th Birthday, Mr. Bull

    March 8, 2017 March 9 marks the 8th anniversary of our current bull market, three years longer than typical. This has been our second longest bull and our third highest performing. So what's next?

  7. Is the Economy Running 'Hot' Yet?

    March 6, 2017 Probably not, but it's all relative. 'Hot' economies tend to be characterized by over-exuberance, too much risk-taking and taking on credit risk until a peak hits.

  8. Are Equities Overvalued?

    February 27, 2017 We get this question a lot these days, and the answer to it depends upon a variety of factors. We explore two perspectives in detail—value investing and growth investing.

  9. New Advisor Rules Coming for IRAs and Retirement Plans

    February 21, 2017 The Department of Labor's (DOL) Fiduciary Rule about retirement plans has been in the news as the April 10 effective date nears. Here is our analysis and position on it.