Do you believe that history tends to repeat itself? The markets have been down recently and if it is anything like the past, it could be down for a while.
In this episode, Greg DuPont goes back as far as 1897 to explain how the markets have been working and how trends tend to repeat themselves. In order to improve at what we do, we have to learn from the past to avoid the same mistakes.
The history and trends of the market
The Shiller PE ratio and the S&P 500
Who is going to be affected by the markets the most
Trying to predict the future is counterproductive. Instead of worrying about what is going to happen, ask yourself how you would handle a situation if it does happen.
In this episode, Greg DuPont is joined by Kirk Chisholm, wealth manager and principal at Innovative Advisory Group. Greg and Kirk dive into how to be financially resilient and think differently in order to be ready for those unexpected curveballs that life throws at us.
Greg and Kirk discuss:
The in-depth meaning of financial resilience
How to deal with unexpected financial curveballs in life
Why trying to predict a financial outcome is counterproductive
Why flexible thinking is so important for your future
Kirk Chisholm is a Wealth Manager and Principal at Innovative Advisory Group. His background and areas of focus are portfolio management and investment analysis in both the traditional and alternative investment markets. He has been providing wealth management services to individuals, executives, entrepreneurs, and their families, as well as businesses and organizations since 1999. Prior to integrating with Innovative Advisory Group in 2008, Kirk founded Stirling Global Advisors, LLC in 2005, a full-service private wealth management firm.
No one enjoys paying taxes—but we do have to recognize that taxes are inevitable and a part of our lives.
In this episode, Greg DuPont talks about finding opportunities to improve your financial situation based on your state’s tax structure and how to avoid putting your children in a situation where they are unable to pay taxes on their inherited gains once you have passed away.
The proposed changes to the current tax structure over the coming years
How to start saving on tax payments
Why a Roth conversion can be your best friend when looking into the future
The different types of taxes you may be subject to
Do you truly understand what life insurance is, the different types and policies available, and how it works?
In part four of this mini-series, Greg DuPont digs deeper into the fundamentals of life insurance. He discusses the significance of life insurance, the different types of insurance policies and real-life clients’ examples that will guide you in understanding more about the flexibility and familiarity with life insurance.
You will learn:
The most common types of life insurance policies and who they each serve
How to use life insurance as additional coverage for job insurance
The difference between variable universal life insurance versus traditional universal life insurance policies
How insurance coverage may change over time
Tune in to find out more about the fundamentals of life insurance!
Are you looking to get more, higher value yes(es) from prospects and clients? Matt Zagula, founder of the SMART Advisor Network may have the solution for you.
In this episode, Greg DuPont interviews Matt Zagula, founder of the SMART Advisor Network, member of Forbes Finance Council, and author of several books including Smart Retirement: Discover The Strategic Movement Around Retirement Taxation™ – with the third edition about to be released.
Matt shares his thrilling journey and offers exclusive insight to the SMART Advisor Network, sharing the risks and opportunities to assist advisors in better serving their clients.
You will learn:
The details of Matt Zagula’s entrepreneurial journey
What inspired Matt Zagula to create the SMART Advisor Network, and his vision for the future
The level of transparency insurance companies provide—is it enough?
What the TSR ratio is
How concerned people should be about their funds in insurance companies
Tune in to find out more about Matt Zagula and his unique take on the industry!
Have you experienced an adverse reaction to a vaccine?
We can help!
In this episode, Greg DuPont speaks with Braden Blumenstiel, partner at DuPont and Blumenstiel, LLC, as they discuss the facts, realities and remedies for people that have been injured in the administration of a vaccine.
You will learn:
About the Vaccine Act of 1986
What happens when you have been injured as a result of a vaccination that you received
What an off table and on table injury is
How a claim gets started and how long it takes to resolve one
The type of expenses an injured person may face
Listen in to find out more about what you can do if you’ve been injured by a vaccine.
Although finances can be deeply emotional, it’s important to try to keep your emotions out of your financial decision-making.
In this episode, Greg DuPont discusses how the pandemic has influenced our investing decisions, the risks of investing with emotion and vulnerability, and the strategies required to avoid falling into the trap of FOMO!
You will learn:
The state of the economy during COVID-19 and how it has recovered
The dangers of being an overconfident investor
Why you need to be sensitive to how demographic and economic changes are going to affect you
How to protect yourself from being overconfident or falling into the fear of missing out
Tune in now to learn how you can be more prepared when investing during COVID-19!