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Artifex Financial Group September 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Sep 13, 2018 5:48:04 PM

Our periodic newsletter is published and ready.

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Topics: stocks, Economy, Investments, inflation, Retirement Planning

Artifex Financial Group August 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Aug 16, 2018 1:43:14 PM

Our periodic newsletter is published and ready.

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Topics: stocks, Economy, Investments, inflation, Retirement Planning

Artifex Financial Group June 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Jun 6, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Our periodic newsletter is published and ready.

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Topics: stocks, Economy, Investments, inflation, Retirement Planning

Artifex Financial Group May 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Doug Kinsey on May 10, 2018 2:03:17 PM

Our periodic newsletter is published and ready.

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Topics: stocks, Economy, Investments, inflation, Retirement Planning

12 Days of Fun Facts - Day 9 - Key Questions for the Long-Term Investor, and Factual Answers

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Dec 29, 2017 10:44:43 AM

 

Key Questions for the Long-Term Investor

Focusing on what you can control can lead to a better investment experience.  And actually, the only things you should be focusing on are the aspects that you can control.  Much of what you hear and read from so-called investment experts is not grounded in fact, or any rigorous academic research.  For today's "Fun Fact", we turn to our friends at Dimensional Fund Advisors, who have built a world-class investment firm based on academically-tested principles.  Whether you utilize their solutions or not, it is absolutely essential that you understand this basic philosophy of investing.  It is a primary component of what we do here at Artifex Financial Group and it's good for your financial health.

 
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Topics: Investments, Dimensional Fund Advisors, mutual funds, Retirement Planning

Buckets or Pies?

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Jan 25, 2017 1:34:34 PM

 

As fee-only financial planners, the overriding concern we hear from people approaching retirement is “will I have enough to live on?”  Followed closely by “how can you make my money grow, without exposing it to a lot of risk?”  After the dramatic economic downturn in 2008, even the most confident investors can become a bit skittish when they think about relying on their investments for the next 20 or 30 years. 

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Topics: Retirement Planning

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