Archive For: Personal Finance

Volatility Is Not Risk

Volatility Is Not Risk The two should not be confused.  Provided by Amber Nabity Stitt What is risk? To the conservative investor, risk is a negative. To the opportunistic investor, risk is a factor to tolerate and accept. Whatever the perception of risk, it should not be confused with volatility. That confusion occurs much too ... Read More

Weekly Economic Update for February 8, 2016

Amber Nabity Stitt Presents: WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE   “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”       – Eleanor Roosevelt            WEEKLY TIP   If you want to leave some of your IRA to your children, a Roth IRA conversion may be ... Read More

The Doctor’s Life Podcast Episode 008- How’s Your Financial Health?

It’s that time of the year when you’re looking at bills from the holidays, maybe a job offer or going after a job offer, and tax season is starting to roll around. It’s time to ask yourself about your financial health. Sometimes you have to be brutally honest with yourself when assessing your financial health. ... Read More

2015 US Physicians’ Financial Preparedness Report Is Out!

The 2015 US Physicians’ Financial Preparedness Report has been released, and the results are eye opening. If you’re a young physician questioning your current financial position, you are not alone. I highly recommend taking a look at the entire 2015 US Physicians’ Financial Preparedness Report put together by AMA Insurance. Denise Friday from AMA Insurance has a summary of the 2015 US Physicians’ ... Read More

The Doctor’s Life Podcast Episode 006- Capitalizing On Your 401k

401k. Those three numbers and a letter makes most of us excited yet completely confused. Your 401k is a solid investment tool that employers provide, yet, if it is not done properly, means you are setting yourself up for failure later on when you close in on your retirement. Did you know you can actually ... Read More

A Look at Target-Date Funds

Are these low-maintenance investments vital to retirement planning, or overrated? Provided by Nick Schneider Do target-date funds represent smart choices, or just convenient ones? These funds have become ubiquitous in employer-sponsored retirement plans and their popularity has soared in the past decade. According to Morningstar, net inflows into target-date funds tripled during 2007-13. Asset management analysts ... Read More