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Read our latest thoughts on Estate Planning, Trust Services and Mutual Funds.

10/4/2022

Who are the Influencers in Your Community

People think of influencers as those who are often asked for advice on a 1:1 basis. Let’s stick with the individuals often asked for face-to-face a... READ MORE

9/27/2022

Falling for Fintech: Email Marketing Software

In today’s 2nd installment of “Falling for Fintech,” I will explore what Email Marketing Software is and how it may be worth swiping right on. READ MORE

9/20/2022

Finance Essentials: Compound Interest Class

Your clients may have seemed to understand compound interest, but do they know how it works? While this may not be a completely new concept to your... READ MORE

9/13/2022

Disappointing Inflation Numbers and The Fed Balance Sheet Response

This morning’s inflation report sent the stock and bond markets into a tailspin. How will the Federal Reserve respond to this disappointing report? READ MORE

9/6/2022

Falling for Fintech: How to Choose a CRM

How do you choose a CRM as a financial advisor? What are the considerations that need to be made and the features that should be sought after? READ MORE

8/30/2022

8 Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits Tired of Galas

Many nonprofits hold galas, but several factors are creating headwinds. Seating capacity might be one. Inflation drives up costs which get reflecte... READ MORE

8/23/2022

Examining the Inflation Reduction Act and its Impact on You

The Inflation Reduction Act aims to combat climate change, lower prescription drug costs, and pay for it by raising taxes on corporations and colle... READ MORE

8/16/2022

Finance Essentials: Recession Fundamentals

The concept of a recession is not a foreign one. But do your clients truly understand what a recession is? READ MORE

8/9/2022

The Days You Might Be Missing

A wise man said, “the best way not to be hit by a train is not to be on the tracks.” This wisdom may fall short as an analogy for the market. READ MORE

8/2/2022

Finance Essentials: Stagflation 101

To help establish yourself as a valuable resource for clients, Dunham has created the Finance Essentials Series. This Week's Topic: Stagflation READ MORE

7/26/2022

Not Your Canary

Is an inverted yield curve a reason to scrap equities from your portfolio? I can say most definitively that it depends. READ MORE

7/19/2022

Dunham | Quarter in 2s | 2Q 2022

This post was authored by the Dunham Marketing Team. If you have questions concerning today's topic, please call us at (858) 964 - 0500. Hold us t... READ MORE

7/12/2022

Some Investment Ideas Sound Better Than They Really Are

When the stock market goes down, people look for additional investment ideas. Everyone wants to discover the next big thing or an old idea that has... READ MORE

7/5/2022

How to Accept a Compliment from a Client (or Anyone Else)

Have you ever said something without thinking? I have. A client was happy about the outcome of an investment I suggested. I said, “That’s why yo... READ MORE

6/28/2022

Eight Useful Analogies When Trying to Explain the Stock Market

Like a cat, the stock market can often be inscrutable. You think you have it figured out, then it does something contrary to what you expected. A... READ MORE

6/21/2022

Exploring Financial Advisor Designations in Specialized Fields

We’re exploring specialized financial advisor designations. For example, what does it mean to be a Certified Student Loan Professional, or a Charte... READ MORE

6/14/2022

Perhaps the Best Sleep Comes From What is Keeping You Awake

This video shows your clients that they aren’t alone if they’ve been up late contemplating what to do when the value of their stock portfolio decli... READ MORE

6/7/2022

Turning to Dollar Cost Averaging During a Market Decline

Today we’ll be looking at how investors can take the emotion out of investing by Understanding Dollar Cost Averaging. READ MORE

5/31/2022

Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008

Famed investor Sir John Templeton once said that the four most dangerous words in investing were, “This time it’s different.” In this statement lie... READ MORE

5/24/2022

Roth IRA Conversions on Sale?

As the market declines, now may be the time to consider Roth IRA conversions. With both the stock and bond markets falling and IRA accounts possib... READ MORE