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Articles, press releases, and media mentions

News, media activity, and press releases featuring Intercontinental Wealth Advisors. Read about us in popular publications and articles on topics including wealth management, financial planning, investing, and more.

Learning TUgether: Podcasts from Trinity University

August 30, 2021
Family Wealth
President Charlie Lutz is interviewed on the topic of navigating the complexities of multigenerational family wealth.

Business Insider

July 30, 2021
What is compound annual growth rate? – Robin Kavanagh
Senior Research Analyst Daniel Garza discusses what compound annual growth rate is, how to calculate it, and how it can be useful for evaluating the performance of an investment.

Authority Magazine - Medium

May 31, 2021
5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became A Founder
Ahead of Intercontinental's 40-year anniversary, Chairman Isidoro Korngold was profiled and interviewed on things he wish he knew before founding a company.

U.S. News & World Report

May 11, 2021
Guide to Investing in Mutual Funds for Beginners – Paulina Likos
Portfolio Manager Nestor Hernandez is featured in a guide to investing in mutual funds, discussing certain criteria that should be met when making a mutual fund selection.

Yahoo! Finance

May 11, 2021
Guide to Investing in Mutual Funds for Beginners – Paulina Likos
Portfolio Manager Nestor Hernandez is quoted in a guide to investing in mutual funds, which are ideal for investors who don't have the time or ability to choose stocks.


April 16, 2021
The Stoic’s Guide to Financial Management – John Kador
International Director Kenneth Korngold offers thoughts on how stoicism can offer useful insights for advisors to regulate their emotions and better serve their clients.


March 25, 2021
Best Financial Advisors in San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas for 2021-2022
Intercontinental Wealth Advisors is listed as one of the best financial advisory and wealth management firms in the San Antonio area for 2021-2022 in AdvisoryHQ's Top Rated Rankings & Review.


March 16, 2021
When These Advisors Hire Talent, Zoom Isn’t Enough – Anne Field
Executive VP Alfredo La Rosa offers thoughts on working and managing the trading team remotely.

Ticket 760 Radio - San Antonio's Sports Station

March 6, 2021
Ticket 760 Golf Show Interview on the Maryb S. Kauth Invitational – Andy Everett
CEO John Kauth speaks about the about the Maryb S. Kauth Invitational on the Ticket 760 Radio Golf Show, as well as his involvement in the UTSA24.

U.S. News & World Report

February 18, 2021
7 Best Low-Cost Index Funds – Debbie Carlson
Senior Research Analyst Daniel Garza highlights some of the best low-cost index funds, offering diversified holdings and fewer fees, which can help investors hold on to more of their money by allowing earnings to compound faster.


January 28, 2021
How To Invest $1 Million In 2021 – Without The Stock Market – Jeff Rose
Senior Research Manager JP Villamarin offers thoughts on cyclical commodities as an option for investing in 2021 without the stock market.

U.S. News & World Report

October 16, 2020
7 Emerging-Market Funds to Buy and Hold – Paulina Likos
VP and Portfolio Manager Jerry Orosco highlights some of the best emerging-market funds to buy and hold for investors looking to diversify away from traditional U.S. holdings and seeking exposure to emerging markets.

Genter Capital Management The Magazine

June 17, 2020
Oil & The Pandemic (pg. 12) – Glen Nam
CEO John Kauth was quoted on how the oil and energy industry has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Wall Street Journal

June 4, 2020
The Case for Alternative Investments – Cheryl Winokur Munk
Senior Research Manager JP Villamarin offers thoughts on what the markets might do in 2020.

Authority Magazine - Medium

February 8, 2020
The 5 Essentials for Smart Investing – Jason Hartman
CEO John Kauth was profiled and interviewed on the essentials of smart investing.


December 31, 2019
2020 Market Forecast and Outlook (pg. 43)
Senior Research Manager JP Villamarin offers thoughts on what the markets might do in 2020.

Financial Advisor Magazine

October 25, 2019
Saving the Family Farm – Jerilyn Klein Bier
Senior VP Howard Lutz talks about inheritance challenges often faced by wealthy clients and how to resolve them.


October 17, 2019
Howard Lutz of Intercontinental Shares Professional Insights on Challenges of Family Wealth
Senior VP Howard Lutz discusses the challenges of family wealth in his Thought Leader Talk from the Advisor Thought Leader Summit.


September 9, 2019
Walking the Talk on Multi-Gen Planning – Jamie Green
President Charlie Lutz was interviewed about working with multi-generational clients (and being a multi-gen firm).

*Reference to the firm's inception in 1981 refers to Intercontinental Financial Services Corporation, which was the first company that Isidoro Korngold and John Kauth founded together. Intercontinental Wealth Advisors, LLC was founded in 1997.


July 18, 2019
Texas Tales - The Inside Track with Lone Star Offshore Leaders – Raj Dahliwal
Chairman Isidoro Korngold was profiled among a select group of advisors and discusses how the firm makes decisions about investment strategy.

Fortune Magazine

June 29, 2019
The Dow is on Track to Post its Best June Since 1938 – Erik Sherman
Executive VP Alfredo La Rosa was quoted in this article about why the markets had seen the best June in decades.


June 14, 2019
Lessons From Dad – Haylee Hanafee
International Director Kenny Korngold was profiled in an article about lessons financial advisors have learned from their fathers.

UTSA Today

August 22, 2016
Golf advocates John and Melissa Kauth give opportunities and lessons at UTSA
CEO John Kauth and his wife, Melissa, were profiled for their philanthropic efforts with the women's golf program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.