Mike Elerath

Mike Elerath

Mike Elerath
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Education

Mike Elerath is a Portfolio Manager at BR Capital Inc. After enrolling in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, he graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics.

Experience

Mr. Elerath has worked for over twenty-five years in financial services. He has experience in banking, securities, insurance, and real estate.

As a business owner, Mr. Elerath has applied all of his experiences in working with closely held (family and privately owned) businesses providing valuation, succession, business sale and estate planning advice. Mr. Elerath helped business owners accomplish their financial objectives. As an investor in commercial, retail, and multi-family properties, he uses his experience to analyze client real estate investments and assist in repositioning real estate for retirement and estate planning.

Legal Education

To complement his Bachelor Degree of Business Administration and his professional objectives Mike earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Paralegal Studies at Portland Community College (PCC) in June 2012.

Content that enhanced Mike’s professional knowledge included corporate law, estate and probate planning, family law, intellectual property, litigation, bankruptcy, torts and personal injury, techniques of interview, legal ethics, electronic discovery and technology, group communications, legal research, and writing.

Mike is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for community college students and graduates. He achieved academic recognition with honors on the President’s List at PCC.

The paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA approval recognizes the educational excellence of the program. The PCC Paralegal program has a student law library and a student-run Paralegal Club.

When he was asked what he would do next Mike replied: “I would like to continue to broaden my knowledge by taking additional courses, and I am hard at work writing a textbook and a novel.”

Community Involvement

An active member of his community, Mr. Elerath is a past president of the Rotary Club of Camas-Washougal, has been involved with the Boy Scouts, youth soccer and baseball. In his spare time, Mike assists several alpine ski schools at Mt. Hood as a Professional Ski Instructor of America-Northwest (PSIA-NW) member.

Mike is married with two adult children.

Licenses

Investment Advisor Representative in Oregon and Washington.  Life, Health, and Annuity Agent in Arizona, Oregon, and Washington

Recent Posts

Market Update Report 9/21/2017

The KUIK Market Update for Thursday, September 21:
Markets are down.
Index Direction Change Units Index Time Change
Dow Jones Industrial Average Down (34) points 22,378 7:32 AM
S&P500 Down -0.3% percent 2,501 (7.11)
Nasdaq Composite Down -0.7% percent 6,410 (46.39)
30 Year Treasury Down (2) Basis Points 2.80 Annual Yield
The Federal Reserve still plans to raise interest rates once more before year end, but yesterday it signaled the cycle of rate hikes might end sooner than planned. In an expected move, the Fed also announced it will slowly shrink its huge $4.5 trillion balance sheet starting in October. “The basic message here is U.S. economic performance has been good,” Chairman Janet Yellen said in a press conference after the Federal Open Market Committee concluded its two-day meeting.
Initial claims for unemployment benefits for the week ended September 16 fell by 23,000 to 259,000, according to the Labor Department. Last week claims hit a two-year high after hurricane Harvey. Continuing claims, rose by 44,000 to 1.98 million the week ended September 9.
Freddie Mac reports the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.83% this week, up from last week’s 3.78%. A year ago it was 3.48%. The 15-year fixed averaged 3.13%, up from 3.08%. A year ago it averaged 2.76%.
Serving the West Side first, I am Bill Roller of BR Capital for 1360 KUIK.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/jobless-claims-subside-in-mid-september-despite-hurricane-damage-2017-09-21
http://freddiemac.mwnewsroom.com/press-releases/mortgage-rates-increase-after-lengthy-decline-otcqb-fmcc-1321099
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