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We invite you to check in each month and get to know our business and the people  that lead Williams, Steinert, Mask.

Marketwatch – March 2021

Marketwatch – March 2021

The markets finished a tumultuous February in positive territory with the S&P +2.28%, the Dow +3.77% and the tech heavy NASDAQ +0.93%. What we learned in February, is that the 'board youth of Reddit" sees the market as entertainment.  They latch on to a hero like...

WSM Is Growing!

Williams, Steinert, Mask is excited to announce the acquisition of two exceptional CPA firms; Sledge & Schultz, LLC and Deviney CPA, PC. With these additions, Williams, Steinert, Mask will now have a second location in Bulverde, Texas. We would like to welcome our...

Marketwatch – February 2021

Marketwatch – February 2021

In January, the Dow lost 2.0%, the S&P 500 lost 1.1% while the NASDAQ managed to gain 1.4%.  The bond market continues to be a mine field; on January 4th, the real yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level on record, declining to -1.11%,...

WSM: New Name, Same Great Accounting Services

It is with great pleasure we announce an exciting new chapter for our firm; Williams, Crow, Mask has become Williams, Steinert, Mask. This change marks the addition of Tonya Steinert as a named partner of the firm. Tonya joined our team in 2019 and has since become an...

Marketwatch – January 2021

Marketwatch – January 2021

In December the Dow climbed 3.41% finishing the year +9.72%, the S&P 500 rose 3.71% finishing the year +16.26%, and the NASDAQ climbed +4.64% finishing a great year at +43.64%. The bond market, as measured by the performance of the 10-year U. S. Treasury mounted the...

Marketwatch – December 2020

Marketwatch – December 2020

In November the Dow climbed 11.08% which brought it into positive territory for year , the S&P 500 rose 10.86% bringing the year-to-date numbers in at + 12.64%, and the NASDAQ climbed +12.94% for the month, continuing a great year setting at +36.00% year-to-date. The...

Marketwatch – November 2020

Marketwatch – November 2020

In October the Dow declined (4.27%) and remains in negative territory for year at (7.10%), the S&P 500 declined (2.34%) with a year-to-date gain of 1.21%, and the NASDAQ declined (1.48%) but remains positive Year-To- Date 21.61%. The bond market, as measured by...

Marketwatch – October 2020

Marketwatch – October 2020

In September the Dow declined (0.90%) and remains in negative territory for year at (0.35%), the S&P 500 declined (3.92%) with a year-to-date gain of 4.09%, and the NASDAQ declined (1.43%) but remains positive Year-To- Date 25.83%. Since we are in the final month...

Marketwatch – September 2020

Marketwatch – September 2020

In August the Dow gained 2.4% but remains slightly in negative territory for year at (0.04%), the S&P 500 advanced 7% with a year-to-date gain of 8.3%, and the NASDAQ  Y-T-D # +31.2%. The past several months have been consumed by COVID-19.  The global pandemic has...

Marketwatch – August 2020

Marketwatch – August 2020

In July, the indexes booked a fourth straight monthly gain, with the Dow gaining 2.4%, the S&P 500 advancing 5.5% and the NASDAQ rallying 6.8% for the month. It occurs to me that folks tend to consider political figures as heroes or villains. That tendency...

Treat People Like Family

As a family-owned business, the team at Williams, Steinert, Mask is not only committed to treating each other like family but every single person that interacts with our company. From clients to organizations we volunteer with, showing respect and kindness is our number one goal every day.

Think Innovatively

When you hire Williams, Steinert, Mask you don't just hire one person, you hire an entire team that will work with you to get the best results for you. Thinking outside of the box to find what will work best is one of the things that makes WSM unique and we're proud of that quality. 

Do the Right Thing

Doing the right thing for our clients, for our employees and for our community is at the heart of what drives our company and is a chief motivator among our staff. As a team, we area always striving to be honest, trustworthy and dependable for everyone we come into contact with.

Work Hard Together

Williams, Steinert, Mask is a team of skilled individuals and we believe that our talents are best utilized when they are combined. You can expect a team of our employees to work with you to help find the best outcome.

Be Responsive with Respect

Putting our clients first is a top priority for the Williams, Steinert, Mask team, but treating everyone with respect and being in regular communication is our bread and butter. Making sure we are available to our clients is crucial to living out our other core values.

Improve Yourself Everyday

The company culture at Williams, Steinert, Mask is designed to foster growth and encourage professional and personal development because we truly believe that we best serve our clients when we are, ourselves growing and improving as individuals and as a team.