Our Center provides the impetus for discussion and study of critical wealth management issues. It will emerge as a thought leader and source of innovative analysis for new methodologies and strategies, providing careful analysis and critique of existing practices — a hub of activity, research, networking and application for a vital international industry.
To be at the forefront of education and research concerning the creation, management and transfer of wealth
To develop transformational leaders and valued educational programs on • Financial literacy • Investment & portfolio strategies • Wealth management strategies
The Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business has moved up 10 spots to rank 32nd among the nation’s Top MBA Programs, 19th among public universities and fourth in California in the 2019 Best Business Schools rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The Merage School’s Full Time MBA program climbed two spots, coming in at 42nd nationally.
Christopher Schwarz, director at the UC Irvine Center for Investment and Wealth Management, says while Monday’s more than 1,100 point loss was big, you have to look at it from a percentage standpoint and remember how high the market has been rising over the past several years.
For many enterprising first-generation undergraduates, UCI’s selective Paul Merage School of Business is the key to upward mobility. No. 31 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of best business programs, it admits just a few hundred of about 11,000 applicants each year. These exceptional students learn the critical thinking, communication and leadership skills that can make the American dream a reality. Read the stories of three of the school’s freshmen…
Associate Professor of Finance Christopher Schwarz was appointed faculty director of the Merage School Center for Investment and Wealth Management (CIWM), effective July 1.