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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Gurus’ Grim Tally in 2017

  • January 18th, 2018

With 2017 now done and gone, Larry Swedroe tallies how many of last year’s “sure thing” financial predictions actually came to pass. At the start of 2017, I compiled a list of predictions that gurus had made for the upcoming year, along with some items I heard frequently from investors, for a sort of consensus…

How to Manage Your Money in 2018

  • January 17th, 2018

Tim Maurer visits with the TODAY show to discuss managing debt, saving for the future and investing long-term. With markets hitting record highs and a new tax plan in place, there’s a lot in play when it comes to balancing your finances. Tim Maurer visits with the TODAY show’s Sheinelle Jones and Craig Melvin to…

The Benefits of Managed Volatility Strategies

  • January 8th, 2018

Larry Swedroe tackles research into how managing volatility shapes outcomes and utility. There’s a large body of research demonstrating that, while past returns do not predict future returns, past volatility largely predicts future near-term volatility. For example, since 1926, the correlation of returns between adjacent 60-trading-day periods is essentially zero. In contrast, the correlation rises…

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