Working with Dopkins Wealth is Different

You don’t need to watch the daily market report or fret over expert forecasts. You have a plan tailored to your goals. Yes, working with Dopkins is different. How? Click the link or the image below to watch our video as we articulate what the Dopkins Difference means to us and for you.

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Perspectives on Market Volatility

In the market these days, it seems what goes up must come down — and then go up and then down again.

Does all this recent volatility worry you? A better understanding of that wiring can give us a clear decision-making framework to help us know if and when to get out of the market. Click the link or the image below to view our brief video

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Learning Center

Understanding Different Types of Risks

  • April 26th, 2017

Larry Swedroe on the importance of integrating all risks (not only the investment kind) into an overall financial plan. Larry Swedroe, Director of Research, The BAM ALLIANCE Harry Markowitz received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990 for his contributions to the body of work known as “modern portfolio theory.” Probably his greatest contribution…

An Integrated Investment Plan Is Key

  • April 26th, 2017

A sound investment plan isn’t the only way to find financial security. Earlier this week, we looked at the importance of incorporating different types of risk—specifically, human capital risk—into an overall financial plan. Today I will focus on mortality and longevity risk, and using “tax alpha” strategies to improve the odds of achieving your financial goals….

A More Complex View On Value

  • April 20th, 2017

Larry Swedroe shows that book-to-market isn’t the only criteria for defining the value factor. Eugene Fama and Kenneth French’s 1992 paper, “The Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns,” resulted in the development of the Fama–French three-factor model. This model added the size and value factors to the market beta factor. As my co-author, Andrew Berkin, and…

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