Knowledge Base

The Impact of Inflation

This erosion of the real purchasing power of wealth is called inflation. Inflation is an important element of investing. In many cases, the reason for saving today is to support future spending. Therefore, keeping pace with inflation is a crucial goal for many investors. To help understand inflation’s impact on purchasing power, consider the following illustration of the effects of inflation over time.

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Tuning Out The Noise

For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about markets. Being bombarded with data and headlines presented as impactful to your financial well-being can evoke strong emotional responses from even the most experienced investors.

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Market Volatility Is Normal & Expected

While it may be difficult to remain calm during a substantial market decline, it is important to remember that volatility is a normal part of investing.

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The Value of a TDC Adviser

The nature of what investors expect from advisers is changing. So what’s the value of a TDC adviser to your portfolio?

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Introduction To Our Review Process

Ready for your family to be stronger, closer, and wiser? Here are six things we will answer during your portfolio review.

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Know Your Fiduciary Duty

The retirement plan landscape has changed a great deal over the years. With increased legislation comes increased liability to plan sponsors. Here are six critical areas to review to ensure you are meeting your fiduciary duties.

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Dimensional Fund Advisors: Market Beaters

In a cover story, Barron’s profiles the leaders of Dimensional Fund Advisors, describes the firm’s game changing investment philosophy and their journey to becoming one the nation’s largest mutual fund companies.

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Comparing the Different Investment Approaches

Your guide to comparing and contrasting active, index, and evidence-based investment approaches.

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What’s My Wealth For?

Thinking about the purpose for your wealth? Here are some questions you might want to ponder.

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Seven Insights on Sustaining Your Wealth

Why is wealth created by one generation seldom sustained through the next two? Here are some observations from decades of working with families on this challenge.

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