Samuel A. Kiburz

Samuel serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer for the Crews family of banks. He manages the individual investment holdings of his clients, including individuals, families, foundations, and institutions throughout the State of Florida. Samuel has been involved in banking since 1996 and has more than 20 years experience working in wealth management.

Investments are not a deposit or other obligation of, or guaranteed by, the bank, are not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal.

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Chart of the Day: ETFs Win Again

Today’s Chart of the Day from OliverWyman shows the number of new funds being created each year in the U.S. since 2016.


Chart of the Day: Index vs. The World

Over the last five years, 87% of actively managed funds in the U.S. underperformed their index. Today’s Chart of the Day from S&P Global shows this trend also holds true around the world. Why?


Chart of the Day: Stocks since 1980

Today’s Chart of the Day from iShares by BlackRock shows that, even though we've experienced numerous financial problems along the way, $100,000 invested in the stock market in 1980 grew to $11.2 million today.


Chart of the Day: History of Bank Failure

Today's Chart of the Day is the history of bank failures from USAFacts. The year 1989 was the height with 531 banks failing from a savings and loan crisis. For perspective, there have only been three in 2023.


Chart of the Day: Debt Ceiling

Today’s Chart of the Day comes from In the last 40 years, the debt ceiling has gone up 53 times.


Chart of the Day: First 10 Years vs. Next 10 Years

Today’s Chart of the Day is from a BlackRock research paper on concentrated portfolio risks. In it, they graph the top 25 performing stocks over the past 10 years, starting from 10 years ago, and their subsequent underperformance over the next 10. (Resulting in their total performance over the last 20 years.)


Chart of the Day: 4.2% Withdrawal Rule

Today's chart from Morningstar shows there is a 90% chance you would not run out of money during your life following these projected safe withdrawal rates based on equity weightings.


Chart of the Day: 50 Year Cost of College

Today’s Chart of the Day provided from CNBC with data from The College Board shows the average cost of college adjusted for inflation since 1970.


Chart of the Day: North Port Made the List

Today's Chart of the Day includes the top 10 cities people moved to in 2022 according to Re:Venture Consulting, with data from the US Census Bureau. Tampa was third, Orlando was sixth, and our beloved North Port came in at number 10. The bonus second chart, below, shows where they moved from.


Chart of the Day: Smartphones

Today we have two interesting charts from Bespoke.