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What Ovens and Risk Have in Common

Remember when ovens didn’t have thermometers? Wait—that was a thing? Most of us can’t imagine it, but it wasn’t all that long ago when ovens without temperatures were a reality of everyday life. If you look at recipes from the 19th century, they’re very short…


Who's Making the Rules?

Do you remember that time when a single tweet cost Amazon six billion dollars? What about a billion dollar Snapchat nosedive? Regardless of your personal feelings about the Donald Trumps or Kylie Jenners of the world, the fact remains that some individuals seemingly wield a ton of power at their…


Volatility Still Exists

A couple of weeks ago, an advisor asked us a very specific (and very timely) question: “Stocks are at an all-time high, bonds are at an all-time high, we’re in the longest Bull market in history—how do I remind my clients that volatility still exists?" [Cue the first…


Anchors Aweigh!

By Mike McDaniel, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer Our data suggests that advisors tend to anchor their client portfolios to their own risk/return preference. Without an objective, quantified process, many advisors buoy their client’s risk/reward composition to their own preferences, often unaware that they’ve done so.…


How Often Should You Reassess Risk?

By Mike McDaniel, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer An investor’s risk tolerance is unique. With the Risk NumberⓇ, an advisor can quantify their client’s risk preferences and tailor a portfolio to match. Having just the right amount of risk means that clients are set up for long-term success,…