Working with Dopkins Wealth is Different

You don’t need to watch the daily market report or fret over the experts’ 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? Us, too. It’s inevitable. Apparently, it’s how we’re wired. But 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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Mutual Funds Lace Portfolios With Dividend ‘Juice’

  • August 22nd, 2016

It has long been known that many investors have a preference for cash dividends. From the perspective of classical financial theory, this behavior is an anomaly. The reason is that, in their 1961 paper, “Dividend Policy, Growth, and the Valuation of Shares,” Merton Miller and Franco Modigliani famously established that dividend policy should be irrelevant…

The Fading Benefits of Low Volatility Strategies

  • August 22nd, 2016

Low-volatility strategies have quickly become the darling of many investors, thanks largely to trauma caused by the bear market that arose from the 2008-2009 financial crisis combined with academic research showing that the low-volatility anomaly exists in equity markets around the globe. Earlier this week, we took a detailed look at a 2016 study from David Blitz,…

The Top 10 Places Your Next Dollar Should Go

  • August 22nd, 2016

There is no shortage of receptacles clamoring for your money each day. No matter how much money you have or make, it could never keep up with all the seemingly urgent invitations to part with it. Separating true financial priorities from flash impulses is an increasing challenge, even when you’re trying to do the right…

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