In this Jake’s Take video, Castlepoint Partners Jake Weatherford, CFP®, and Adam Lee, CFA®, sit down to discuss recessions and why they’re imminent but challenging to forecast. The dynamic duo explains why they build long-term investment plans to weather recessions and why the strategy at the top of a market cycle is just as important as the strategy at the bottom.
Psychology of Financial Planning
How similar are you to the most successful people in the world? In this blog post, Castlepoint CEO Kendall King delivers his list of the top 25 mindsets and habits of successful entrepreneurs.
Is $5 Million enough to make you rich? In this blog post, Castlepoint CEO Kendall King explains why the answer to that question is different for everyone, and provides some practical ways you can find your “enough” number.
The U.S. government recently received a credit downgrade. Castlepoint Partner & CIO Adam Lee, CFA®, explains why it’s not any bigger of a deal than that time Dennis Rodman went to Vegas before grabbing 14 rebounds and winning an NBA championship.
How does compounding interest work, and how can you unlock its remarkable potential? In this Jake’s Take video, Castlepoint Partner and Advisor Jake Weatherford, CFP®, discusses the power of compounding interest and its potential for significant growth over time.
In the final part of the “Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks” series, Castlepoint Partner & CIO Adam Lee, CFA®, discusses the benefits of delaying taxes for potential growth and the role personal motivations often play in investment decisions.
The debt ceiling crisis has captured headlines once again, but should you worry? That’s like asking if you should worry about an asteroid hitting the earth — if it happens, there’s little you can do about it. While defaulting on debt would certainly be less than ideal, both sides acknowledge the need to raise the debt ceiling. So, instead of panicking, we recommend focusing on long-term investing and trusting in human ingenuity to overcome challenges. Speculating on political events is a risky gamble that’s best avoided.
The stock market is not the economy, and the headlines are not part of your plan. In this article, Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee, CFA®, explains why long-term investors shouldn’t get caught up in the hype of headlines and nearsighted news.
Even experienced investors should treat the stock market like it’s their first rodeo. In this article, Castlepoint Advisor Kristen Buchman, CFP®, shares what driving her first car, a stick-shift Isuzu Rodeo, taught her about investing in a turbulent market.
Leave your emotions at the door. In this video, Castlepoint Partner Drew Garner, CFP®, offers up three tips that will help you think strategically instead of reacting emotionally when making investment decisions.