Category Archives: Financial Education

What My Dog Can Teach You About Compounding

If you’re saving for retirement with each pay, it might not seem like it will amount to much.  But, keep filling your account up, give it some time to compound and when you turn the corner, maybe you too might end up with a birdbath full of retirement assets!

Apr 11, 2019

When my dog was just a puppy, I spent a rainy afternoon training him on commands.  It was around Easter, so to keep his interest, he’d sit while I filled 3*...

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market volatility and risk tolerance

Risk Tolerance and Reaction to Past Market Volatility

In the markets, we had a negative 2018 but started off with strong January 2019 performance.  Frankly, I’m a little disappointed about the 2008 data dropping off the fact sheets. Why am I sad to see those numbers go away?  Because, I like to use them to gauge a participant’s ability to tolerate risk. 

Feb 11, 2019

Even a groundhog can’t predict the future It’s February 2019.  Most of us have probably broken or revised our New Year’s resolutions by now.  After a few brutally cold days, the...

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