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Investing in the Age of Disruption

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Eastman Kodak was one of the worlds most admired companies in 1996. Although Kodak invented the digital camera, their market dominance in film blinded them to the disruptive technology that they had created. By 2012 Kodak had filed for bankruptcy and in that same year, a 2-year-old digital photography company called Instagram with 13 employees sold for $1 Billion.

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Home Equity in Retirement Planning

Today, around 30% of homes in the US are owned free and clear; 17 million of that 30% are people over age 60. In this post-era of the housing crash, home ownership has decreased to 63% from 69%. However, that news is not necessarily bad! We have greatly rebounded in real estate values and are on a more sustainable home ownership trajectory. The American Dream is alive and well!

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Financial Advisors learning to embrace Artificial Intelligence

By Daniel Wood |Investor’s ColumnJuly 3, 2017 Financial Advisors learning to embrace Artificial Intelligence ​ Investopedia defines robo-advisers as digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services with little to no human supervision.A typical robo-adviser collects information from clients about their financial situation and future goals through an online survey, then uses the data to […]

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