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Financial Documents An 18 Year Old Needs

Financial Documents an 18 Year Old Needs

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_85.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoin us for Part Two of discussing financial concerns for an 18-year-old, including important financial documents. We have a special guest, Molly Petitjean, a Lansing area attorney, who joins us to answer questions about preparing an 18-year-old for their financial future. This episode sparked […]

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Monte Carlo

What is Monte Carlo Analysis?

We use financial planning software that utilizes a statistical technique called Monte Carlo Analysis. This technique analyzes spending goals from a portfolio over long time periods and calculates the odds of a plan’s success by running the plan with a thousand different potential investment outcomes rather than assuming a portfolio […]

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What Is An I Bond

What is an I Bond?

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_77.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAn I Bond is a savings bond issued by the US Treasury much like EE Savings bonds, but the interest paid by an I Bond is linked to current inflation. They grabbed headlines at the beginning of May when it was announced that the […]

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The Psychology Of Money Recap

The Psychology of Money Recap

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_72.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you read The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel? Join Nick and Dave as they recap a book they both have read and resonated with both of them. The book covers a lot of practical advice when it comes to managing your personal […]

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Our Investment Philosophy

Our Investment Philosophy

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDealing with volatile markets requires discipline, and we believe it is important to have a written philosophy. Our firm follows the following principles when we make portfolio choices and evaluate the asset managers and model builders with whom we work. #1. Short-term market returns […]

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Improving Your Relationship With Money. Beautiful row of trees along a road and a yellow autumn field

Improving Your Relationship With Money

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow would you describe your relationship with money? Money can’t buy you love. It’s as cliché as a cliché can be, and so it is also mostly true. Trying to buy love, or buy happiness, is a fool’s errand. But, as with most things in […]

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Weather & Climate Are Like The Stock Market

Weather & Climate are Like the Stock Market

Late last month, my wife and I went out to Seattle so I could attend the Financial Planning Association’s annual national conference. We followed the event with three days of hiking in Olympic National Park. Every mid-westerner knows that Seattle is as famous for its rain as Michigan’s Keweenaw region […]

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