`2 Ed Butowsky | Financial Analyst, Managing Partner, Chapwood Investment


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Ed Butowsky’s Financial Career

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 or worldwide current events 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 2009 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 based in part from the Sports Illustrated 2009 article.

Ed Butowsky’s Guest Speaking

Ed is a frequent guest speaking about financial world wide current events 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 worldwide current events relating to 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/)


Ed Butowsky’s Chapwood Investments

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.

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.


Will the supply chain issues impact your holiday shopping?

on Nov 26, 2021 in Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Will the supply chain issues impact your holiday shopping? What should you expect from Biden’s Fed chair pick? Will the supply chain issues affect your Black Friday shopping? Are electric vehicle investments a smart choice at their current valuation? Please watch this episode of Making Sense to find out.   CNBC: Biden picks Jerome Powell to lead the Fed for a second term as the U.S. battles...

South Africa, Digital Gold, and Cannabis Stocks: Here’s what you missed this week.

on Nov 19, 2021 in Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
South Africa, Digital Gold, and Cannabis Stocks: Here's what you missed this week. Please enjoy our latest edition of Making Sense. This week Ed dives into the stories you may have missed. The Economist: South Africa is slowly souring on its ruling party New York Magazine: Is Bitcoin Killing Gold? New Cannabis Ventures: American Cannabis Stocks Are Rallying on Massive ETF Inflows   How will these headlines affect your...

What Does Biden Have Up His Sleeve That Will Impact Your Family Estate Planning?

on Nov 15, 2021 in Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
What Does Biden Have Up His Sleeve That Will Impact Your Family Estate Planning? Last week, Ed Butowsky sat down with Eido Walny, founder of Walny Legal Group, to discuss how estate planning may be impacted by the Build Back Better legislation. They also discussed the effects of divorce on estate planning and the basic documents individuals often overlook when estate planning. Eido also provided important insight into moves...

Introducing Making Sense with Ed Butowsky | How will this week’s headlines affect your portfolio?

on Nov 12, 2021 in Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Introducing Making Sense with Ed Butowsky | How will this week's headlines affect your portfolio? Please join us for the start of a new weekly video series. Every Friday, Ed Butowsky will break down what you need to know from the major news stories of the week. This week Ed will be discussing: Fox Business – Consumer prices surge by most in 31 years MarketWatch – Ten-year Treasury yield sees largest one-day rise in a year as U.S....

Examining The Recovery in the Labor Market

on Nov 08, 2021 in Featured by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Examining The Recovery in the Labor Market Mark Hamrick and Ed Butowsky make up The Watch List panel to discuss the state of the U.S. labor market ahead of October’s Employment Situation report released Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. As weekly jobless claims continue to decline, analysts expect to see a rise of 400,000 nonfarm payrolls for the month. Despite some optimism on the job front,...

About Ed

Ed Butowsky is a nationally-recognized expert in investment management. Butowsky has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and a Managing Director ... More »


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