Risk Management

With some foresight and critical thought, some risks that at first glance may seem unforeseen, can in fact be foreseen.

There are many types of risk: broad market risk, investment selection risk, interest rate risk, economic risk, credit or default risk, correlation risk, concentration risk, country specific risk, currency exchange risk … and personal liability risk. The identification, assessment, and prioritization of these risks are fundamentally important within any investment management strategy. Within our risk management process we analyze not only your investment portfolio risks, but also transferrable risks that can be catastrophic to your financial well-being. One needs to know where they are susceptible to these types of risks, and take action to mitigate those areas of exposure.

Epic Insights

Feb 21, 2024

You don’t want to pay more in federal income tax than you have to. With that in mind, here are five things to consider when it comes to keeping more of your income.

Feb 16, 2024

Investors are routinely warned about allowing emotion to influence their decisions. However, they are less routinely cautioned about their preconceptions and biases that may color their financial choices. In a battle between the facts & biases, our biases may win. If we acknowledge this tendency, we may be able to avoid some unexamined choices when … Continue reading “Do Our Emotion or Biases Affect Our Financial Choice”

Feb 14, 2024

Financial generalizations are as old as time. Some have been around for decades, while others have only recently joined their ranks. Let’s examine a few common retirement assumptions. Retirement means I can stop investing. In the past, retirement was viewed as an “end” in many ways. These days though, retirement is often seen as an opportunity … Continue reading “Debunking Common Retirement Assumptions”

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