Given the sudden news of the collapse of SVB Financial last Friday, important questions have been raised about the health of the U.S. banking system and the subsequent response by the government. To help answer any questions I have included the articles from Gerard Cassidy, Lead U.S. bank analyst of RBC Capital Markets,LLC. and Aleks Ivanova, U.S. bank analyst of Capital Group. Given the volatility we are seeing as a result of this past week I have found utilizing tools such as Riskalyze and Morningstar have been highly valuable in discussing if changes are appropriate in managing through market volatility. Remaining informed and within your investment comfort level is critical to staying on track as you work toward your financial goals. If you would like to have a complementary risk analysis & portfolio consultation, please don’t hesitate to reach out.