Could the market go to zero?

Could the market go to zero?

Do the current state of things have you exploring ‘what if’ scenarios? Larry Swedroe shares his thoughts on how low...
What effects will the Fed's open-ended commitment to buying assets have on the economy?

What effects will the Fed’s open-ended commitment to buying assets have on the economy?

The Federal Reserve has taken many measures to stem the current financial decline, but they’ll all have long-term effects. Larry...
Why are Western stocks down more than those in Asia?

Why are Western stocks down more than those in Asia?

Stock markets in some countries have shown signs of recovery early, while others still struggle. What accounts for the difference...
Are some people choosing to get more aggressive in their allocation right now?

Are some people choosing to get more aggressive in their allocation right now?

Not everyone is fighting the urge to run for the hills. Some investors are seeing an opportunity to get more...
So what if I'm afraid to rebalance?

So what if I’m afraid to rebalance?

Theoretically we get it—buy low, sell high. But what if the sheer thought of rebalancing your portfolio to preserve your...
What if I've over estimated my tolerance for risk?

What if I’ve over estimated my tolerance for risk?

Ever over-fill your plate at the buffet? If you’re feeling like your eyes were bigger than your stomach when it...
Are 'the economy' and 'the market' synonymous?

Are ‘the economy’ and ‘the market’ synonymous?

It’s all semantics. Or is it? Larry Swedroe explains the relationship between these often interchanged terms in an effort to...
The economic data like unemployment and productivity is looking bleak. How bad will it get?

The economic data like unemployment and productivity is looking bleak. How bad will it get?

It seems like each week brings a new set of miserable metrics. From unemployment stats to crazy oil prices and...
Can the market bounce back?

Can the market bounce back?

Larry Swedroe explains the cyclical nature of market declines and rebounds, and why a financial plan that incorporates that expectation...
How is this different than previous financial crises?

How is this different than previous financial crises?

Learn from Larry Swedroe what history’s previous downturns can teach us about the current economic crisis, and how those lessons...

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Featured Guests

cheri dorsey
Cheri Dorsey
Co-Founder & Owner of Sessa & Dorsey, LLC

Cheri is the co-founder and owner of Sessa & Dorsey, LLC, an estates and trusts boutique law firm practice.

Mike Kenneally
Vice President & Co-Founder at ECD Lacrosse

Mike Kenneally is vice-president and co-founder of East Coast Dyes Lacrosse, a small lacrosse equipment manufacturing company in Maryland.

Michael O'Neal
Executive Director at OneWorld Health

Michael is the executive director of the global nonprofit One World Health, which partners with communities in developing countries to bring permanent, sustainable healthcare to the chronically underserved.

Moira Somers
Dr. Moira Somers, Ph.D, C.Psych
Neuropsychologist, Professor and Executive Coach

A neuropsychologist, Moira specializes in the growing new field of financial psychology.

Meir Statman
Meir Statman, PhD
Research Advisor

Meir Statman is the Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. His research focuses on how investors and money managers make financial decisions and how these decisions are reflected in financial markets.

Brant Steck, CFP®
Brant Steck, CFP®
Risk Management Consultant, First Element Insurance Partners

Brant is a Risk Management Consultant at First Element Insurance Partners.

Featured Associates

Tom Bodin
Tom Bodin
Practice Integration Officer

As a Practice Integration Officer at Buckingham, Tom Bodin provides fractional CFO services to align wealth creation strategies for owners of legal, dental, and medical offices including tax, pension and retirement planning.

Kristen Donovan, QKA, CFPA, AIF®, QKA, CFPA, AIF®
Director of Retirement Plan Solutions

As the Director of Retirement Plan Solutions, Kristen brings more than 25 years of experience to helping business owners and savers make smart retirement decisions.

Aaron Grey
Aaron Grey
Director of Planning Integration

As the director of planning integration at Buckingham, Aaron helps advisors develop, implement, monitor and update wealth management strategies in pursuit of their clients’ financial goals.

Kevin Grogan
Kevin Grogan
Managing Director, Investment Strategy

Guided by academic research, Kevin Grogan, Director of Investment Strategy, oversees our overall strategy and helps clients and advisors alike distill complex investing topics. 

Jared Hoffman
Jared Hoffman
Managing Director, Relationship Management

As Managing Director at Buckingham, Jared provides education on best practices around cybersecurity. He is a member of Infraguard, a partnership between the FBI and public sector created to share information on cybercrime.

Blerina Hysi
Fixed Income Trading Manager

As fixed income trading manager, Blerina helps construct and maintain customized bond portfolios, all with an eye toward finding the best way to implement the client’s comprehensive financial plan.

Jared Kizer, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

As Chief Investment Officer and chair of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee, Jared evaluates findings from academic research and applies that learning to architect the firm’s investment strategy.

Jeffrey Levine
Jeffrey Levine
Director of Advanced Planning

As Director of Advanced Planning, Jeffrey serves as a technical resource for advisors and the firm’s primary thought leader regarding evidence-based planning concepts and strategies.

Irv Rothenberg
Irv Rothenberg
Wealth Advisor (Retired)

A Buckingham wealth advisor (retired) with more than 40 years’ experience, Irv’s passion is helping advisors and their clients create meaningful conversations around important end of life issues.

Jonathan Scheid
Jonathan Scheid, CFA, AIF
Managing Director, Solutions

With over 20 years of experience working with advisors and their clients, Jonathan enjoys sharing interesting perspectives on a wide range of investment and economic topics.

Susan Strasbaugh
Susan Strasbaugh
Wealth Advisor

As part of a firm of fiduciary, fee-only wealth advisors, Susan takes a total-care approach to identifying, organizing, planning, implementing and coordinating clients’ most important financial goals.

Larry Swedroe
Larry Swedroe
Chief Research Officer

As Chief Research Officer, Larry Swedroe has authored or co-authored 16 financial books and devotes all of his time to research and education in the areas of investing, financial planning and behavioral finance.