Video Transcript Hi. This is Dave Piatkowski with Dickinson Investments. I just want to take a few minutes of your time today to explain a few of the services we provide here at Dickinson Investments. In recent months at various social gatherings, people have often asked me, “Hey, what do you do for a living?”
Video Transcript Hi folks. Ron Dickinson, Certified Financial Planner, CPA. I have a question for you: What’s included in your retirement portfolio? Most people would say, “Well, I have some stocks and I have some bonds.” In fact the universal answer for a retiree is 60 percent stocks, 40 percent bonds. So the next question
We can show you how to save money with your Medicare prescription drug plan. Our next client event will be held on October 10, and will feature George Gillespie as our special speaker. George is a counselor with the SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Office in Council Bluffs. Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is
I recently received a fraudulent request by email to distribute funds from a client’s account. Here’s a quick description about what happened and how we as a team responded to thwart the theft. Tricks Used by the Hacker: The request came from an email address that we recognized as being from one of our clients.
Video Transcript “A recession is coming! A recession is coming!” This has been the news media’s cry for the last five or ten years and yet it hasn’t happened. There’s an old joke that economists have predicted fifteen of the last three recessions. Unfortunately, the horrific crash of 2008 is still fresh in our minds
Video Transcript Hi. I’m Ron Dickinson, Certified Financial Planner and CPA. I brought with me a cookie cutter this morning. It’s a very useful tool for turning out clone cookies, ones that look exactly like another. But when it comes to financial planning, I’m not sure if using a cookie cutter is the right approach.
Video Transcript Fiduciary. It’s not a word that rolls off your tongue very easily, is it? And to be quite truthful with you, most consumers don’t quite understand what it means. But it simply means that you can fully trust the person you’re talking to. If they meet the fiduciary standard, they’re working in your
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