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Critical Estate Planning Documents

According to The Council for Disability Awareness, over 36 million Americans are classified as disabled (12% of the population). How do you protect yourself and your heirs in the event of disability? I recently wrote about the importance of having a will in place. But a will does not protect you if you become disabled […]

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Protecting Your Wealth

Taking a comprehensive approach to managing your wealth means more than just managing your investments. It requires comprehensive wealth management betting colludes wealth protection. There are essentially 2 ways to protect your wealth: Mitigating risk means taking actions that will minimize your exposure to risk and, should that risk occur, minimize its impact. Transferring risk […]

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The Long-Term Care Dilemma: Insurers Leaving, Premiums Increasing

We often receive questions about long-term care insurance and those questions have increased lately with the news that several insurers are leaving the long-term care market. While most of our clients have done a fantastic job of accumulating assets and self-insuring their long-term care needs, parents, family and friends may benefit from the following insights […]

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Risk, Volatility and Opportunity

The current renewed volatility in financial markets is reviving unwelcome feelings among many investors – feelings of anxiety, fear, and a sense of powerlessness. These are completely natural responses. Action on those emotions, though, can end up doing us more harm than good. The increase in market volatility is an expression of uncertainty. The sovereign […]

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Fear, Greed and Investment Decision Making

Fear and greed cause investors to make bad decisions. Meir Statman is a pioneer in behavioral finance, the branch of economics that considers the influence of emotions on investor decision making. We had the opportunity to interview Meir after seeing his presentation at a recent conference. Among other things, he discussed: How framing and hindsight […]

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