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Our Current Thoughts On The Economy May 2023

Our Current Thoughts on the Economy May 2023

Every year in late spring, Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, holds its annual shareholder meeting on a Saturday. This was the first year I’ve actually watched the proceedings (it was raining, and I was on crutches anyway), and they were fascinating. One attendee passing by a CNBC camera on the […]

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Ep 119 Financial Planning Resources Cover

Ep 119: Financial Planning Resources

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoin Nick and Dave as they discuss some of their favorite resources for financial planning and why they like them. You can find links to the resources below. The Kitchen Table Finance Podcast Christine Benz at Morningstar. Practical portfolio and retirement planning advice from […]

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Why We Are Financial Planners

Why is Nick Nauta a Financial Planner?

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_102_1_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNick was asked recently why he liked being a financial planner. He and Dave both agree that this is an important question to ask your financial planner or anyone who is going to help you with your money. Nick tells a story about how […]

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Three Reasons For Investors To Be Thankful This Year

Three Reasons for Investors to be Thankful This Year

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/Kitchen_Table_99.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download You might have to dig a little deep in 2022 but we found some things outside of football and nice fall weather to be thankful for. Saying it’s been kind of a rough year might be the understatement of the century. It has been […]

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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/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/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/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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