Welcome to Ed Butowsky’s Official Website



Ed Butowsky is an internationally recognized expert in the wealth management industry. Ed is known for his unique ability to analyze the current political environment and explain how it affects investment portfolios.

Ed has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, and started his career with Morgan Stanley, where he was a Senior Vice President in private wealth management. During his 18-year career there, he became the firm’s top producer nationally, as well as the first advisor to surpass one billion dollars in assets under management. He also was recognized as a member of both the Chairman’s Club and the Equity Club, a distinction reserved for only the top advisors at the Morgan Stanley.

Through his work with professional athletes, Ed was prominently featured in the Sports Illustrated article, “How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke,” which became one of the most widely read articles in Sports Illustrated history. Additionally, Ed was featured in the film “Broke,” an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary chronicling professional athletes and their monetary experiences.

Ed is a frequent guest on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News, FOX News Channel, Bloomberg TV and China TV, and has made hundreds of appearances on national television. He frequently is seen on “Varney and Co”, “Closing Bell”, “Street Signs”, “Your World w/ Cavuto”, “America Live” with Megyn Kelly, “Willis Report”, “America’s News HQ”, “Taking Stock” with Pimm Fox, TheBlaze TV with Glenn Beck, and “Wilkow!” with Andrew Wilkow. Ed is also regularly heard on radio shows around the country, such as “Mad Dog Radio” and “Bloomberg Radio,” discussing wealth management and current topics in the world of finance and investing.

As a leading voice on financial matters, Ed also frequently publishes on FoxBusiness.com. And he was featured as one of seven financial coaches/experts in the first of its kind online reality series, “The Invested Life”, a nine-month series that followed real people facing today’s most common investment concerns and their journey to take control of their finances. (www.theinvestedlife.msn.com)

Ed has lectured at Yale University, NYU’s Stern School of Business, SMU’s Cox School of Business and speaks around the country to financial advisors on how to properly manage portfolios. Butowsky also is the originator of the CHIP score. The CHIP score is the first metric designed to properly and effectively evaluate and score a portfolio’s strength based on all the elements that affect portfolio performance: rate of return, risk, inflation, taxes, management fees and investment fees. Additionally, Ed created the Chapwood Index, a real cost of living index that attempts to show, on a quarterly basis, a more accurate figure for cost of living increases in the nation’s top 50 major metropolitan areas. (http://www.chapwoodindex.com/)

Butowsky launched Chapwood Investments, LLC in 2005, a private wealth management advisory firm focusing on providing comprehensive financial counseling and investment advice to wealthy families and individuals.

Recognizing the need for high-quality alternative investments in 2010, Ed launched Paramount Access Advisors, LLC: a registered investment company designed to work with RIAs (registered investment advisors) and broker dealers around the country, providing accessibility to top-tier hedge fund managers that are usually unavailable to most individual investors. Additionally, Ed developed the Paramount Institutional Access Fund, a 40-Act fund providing access to these institutional quality hedge fund managers for a low minimum investment.

Ed Butowsky is an accomplished speaker on a variety of investment topics. For more information or to book Ed for an upcoming speaking engagement, please visit his profile at The Goodman Speaker’s Bureau.

Ed is a long-standing member of the Plano/Dallas community. He is an avid tennis and golf player, and resides with his family in Plano, Texas.

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Professional Athletes Going Broke In Epidemic Proportions

on Apr 07, 2014 in ESPN, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Professional Athletes Going Broke In Epidemic Proportions A few years ago Ed Butowsky joined forces with ESPN’s Pablo Torre to collaborate on an article, How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke, that would expose a huge problem in professional sports the fact of professional athletes going broke in epidemic proportions. Fast forward to last year, ESPN recognized the fact this article exposed a real...

Google Splitting Stock 2-for-1; New Shares Have No Voting Power

on Apr 06, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Google Splitting Stock 2-for-1; New Shares Have No Voting Power This week Google pulled one of the more unusual technical maneuvers the Stock Market has not seen in a while, it’s splitting its stock 2-for-1. While that does not sound unusual there is a twist. The new shares will have no voting power. So while the value in your investment will not change your say over how Google is run will. Ed...

Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime

on Apr 05, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime This week the DOW and the S&P were flirting with new records. Stocks just want to go up. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co to discuss what is driving the markets up along with other current financial events around the country. Ed...

Majority Of Companies Fail To Hire The Right Type of Manager

on Mar 30, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Majority Of Companies Fail To Hire The Right Type of Manager There is an eye opening study about the kind of hiring decisions made by US companies. According to new research from Gallup claims that a vast majority of American businesses are not hiring the right type of managers. Meaning they are not choosing the best candidate for the job, and what’s more is Gallup also found that only 1 in 10...

Labor Board Rules College Athletes Can Unionize

on Mar 29, 2014 in Media Center, The Blaze TV by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Labor Board Rules College Athletes Can Unionize Whether you’re a huge sports fan or just following March Madness College sports was handed a shocking defeat this week. This wasn’t because of an upset in basketball but rather a ruling that could change the college athletics landscape forever. The Chicago District of the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that scholarship...

NASDAQ DOW Going Separate Ways

on Mar 27, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
NASDAQ DOW Going Separate Ways Last week the markets saw a divergence between the NASDAQ and the DOW. As a results we saw Biotech and the high fliers start to fall apart which brought everyone down. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co to discuss if this divergence of the...

Fast Food Workers Accuse Employers of “Wage Theft”

on Mar 25, 2014 in Media Center, The Blaze TV by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Fast Food Workers Accuse Employers of "Wage Theft" In cities across the country fast food workers are protesting for higher wages again. This time it’s a little different because this time they are trying to draw attention to something they now call “wage theft”. Of course the union bosses are all behind the campaign which is pushing for a new minimum wage of $15 per hour, but...

Saved By The 80′s: Can Radio Shack Be Salvaged?

on Mar 07, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Saved By The 80's: Can Radio Shack Be Salvaged? Not even the 80′s can save Radio Shack as the stock takes a beating. The electronics retailer announces that it will close 1,100 stores nationwide that is 20% of their stores. If Hulk Hogan can’t save it who can? Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox...

Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Story

on Mar 06, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Story Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins The Real Story on Fox News to discuss How Netflix is to pay Comcast for faster throughput and how commercial drones are flying under the FAA’s radar. Ed Butowsky is the managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management and is an...

“myRA” Retirement Plan Will Be Backed By Federal Government

on Feb 09, 2014 in Media Center, The Blaze TV by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
"myRA" Retirement Plan Will Be Backed By Federal Government The President’s new “myRA” plan is the another step towards the government becoming even further entrenched in your retirement plans. “myRA” will be a voluntary retirement program, at least for now, that is similar to an IRA where the government will guarantee returns for investors. The problem is the government...

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Ed Butowsky is a nationally-recognized expert in investment management. Butowsky has been in the financial services industry for over 22 years. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and a Managing Director ... More »

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Ed Butowsky, Managing Partner
Chapwood Capital Investment Management, LLC
Website: www.chapwoodinvestments.com
Email: ed@chapwoodinvestments.com
Phone: (972) 865-2225