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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

5/17/2022

Informed Investor Series Understanding a Bear Market

This post was authored by Salvatore M. Capizzi, Dunham's Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. If you have questions concerning today's topic, please c... READ MORE

5/10/2022

Low Correlation - A Defense Against the Bear

Ideally, you would love to find a “perfect” defense for an investment portfolio. However, an investment that always beats inflation and does not lo... READ MORE

5/3/2022

How to Advise Your Free-Spending Clients

Bryce Sanders is president of Perceptive Business Solutions Inc. He provides HNW client acquisition training for the financial services industry. ... READ MORE

4/26/2022

6 Questions to Stress Test a Client's Finances

One of the lessons learned from the Great Recession of 2008 was that the big banks should always be prepared for an emergency. How would they react... READ MORE

4/19/2022

A Valuable Resource During a Bear Market | Dunham’s Market Cycle Chart

This blog post was originally posted on February 22, 2022 and is authored by the Dunham Marketing Team. If you have questions concerning today's t... READ MORE

Financial Advisors 4/12/2022

The Fundamentals of Email Marketing for Financial Advisors

As a financial advisor, you likely have a list of prospects that you are hoping to convert into clients. This is where email marketing may prove to... READ MORE

4/5/2022

You Should Share an Agenda Before Every Meeting – Here’s Why

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