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How to Select Your Financial Planner

Ron Dickinson shares four key principles for selecting a financial planner

  1. Trust and transparency with your advisor so you are comfortable sharing your life stories
  2. Broad base of knowledge - experience coupled with the ability to look at various approaches to solving problems across disciplines
  3. Strong convictions that hold to a core philosophy rather than shifting with every change in the market
  4. Disciplined with personal success while retaining humility

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Our Approach as Retirement Investment Advisors

We don’t buy and forget. We want you to understand the steps that we take so that our “buy and hold” strategy for long-term investing does not turn into “buy and forget.” The mission of our firm incorporates a focus on “proven, time-tested investment solutions.”  Such solutions for our clients include a proactive approach to research

Avoiding Financial Planning “Surprises” – Part 2

Video Transcript Hi folks, Dave Piatkowski with Dickinson Investments. This is a follow-up blog regarding financial planning. I run most of our financial plans here at Dickinson Investments. I’ve got three more items that are on the list of things that people forget to think about – or don’t think about in the right context

Avoiding Financial Planning “Surprises” – Part 1

? Video Transcript Hi folks, Dave Piatkowski with Dickinson Investments. I run most of our financial plans here with our financial planning software. I’d like to take the time with you today to go over three quick things that I see that tend to be pitfalls for folks in retirement. 1. Over-helping family. Who doesn’t

How to Enjoy Retirement without Stress

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