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.


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

Financial Spring Cleaning: Life Insurance Audit

  • March 23rd, 2018

Tim Maurer shares 5 things to do to make sure your life insurance planning is on track. So much of the maintenance of our personal finances falls into the category of “boring, but important.” But when it comes to life insurance, our subconscious resistance to the topic is further compounded because, unlike retirement or career…

Hope Deferred Makes the Heart Sick

  • March 22nd, 2018

Tomorrow is never promised. Tim Maurer on why it’s entirely responsible to budget for unabashed enjoyment. “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” So reads a Solomonic proverb penned in the 10th century B.C. Consider with me, however, a contemporary application of this ancient wisdom, especially in…

Warren Buffett’s Secret Sauce Loses Its Flavor

  • March 21st, 2018

Larry Swedroe reviews factor research and compares fund results to better understand the sources of Berkshire Hathaway’s outperformance (or recent underperformance, as the case may be). In a recent article, Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig noted that Berkshire Hathaway’s stock had underperformed the S&P 500 Index over the 10 years ending in 2017, 7.7% versus…

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