Our Mantra

Our Mantra If you’ve taken our past advice about ignoring the onslaught of breaking market news, you probably didn’t read Russell Investments’ recent “2017 Global Market Outlook Q4 Update.” We’re not prone to pore over these relatively unremarkable analyses ourselves, but we do scan a representative sampling of them as part of our due diligence. […]

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Equifax Data Breach – What You Need to Know

You may have read that hackers broke into the Equifax database and stole personal information tied to 143 million people.  The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information […]

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Getting What You Don’t Pay For

Costs matter. Whether you’re buying a car or selecting an investment strategy, the costs you expect to pay are likely to be an important factor in making any major financial decision. People rely on a lot of different information about costs to help inform these decisions. When you buy a car, for example, the sticker […]

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White Paper: A Powerful Retirement Tool for the Self-Employed

Hot off the presses, our White Paper on the Solo 401(k) will open the eyes of the self-employed. This powerful and widely unknown retirement account can help self-employed and independent contractors put away tens of thousands more for their retirement, all tax deductible! Click to read the DMG Solo 401k White Paper, and please feel free […]

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Fairness in Family Business Decision Making

DETERMINING WHAT IS FAIR In our post entitled, Decision Making in Your Family Business: A Guide for Owners, we shared how requiring consensus in family decision making led to the most positive and unifying results. Our topic this time is fairness. When we ask family members and their advisors about fairness in family decision making, […]

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