Buffett-Palooza Dominates The Weekend… And In Other News Your Brain Is Broken


Buffett-Palooza Dominates The Weekend… And In Other News Your Brain Is Broken

Did you know your brain is broken? Today you find out why! In this episode we talk about coffee and humor and of course the stock market. We get into some deep stuff about Buffett Derangement Syndrome and how it messes with our heads. Of course the conversation reroutes to investing. You gotta stay flexible and open-minded with your strategies. It's all about rolling with the punches and being willing to adapt, you know? Today we discuss: 

  • How history can't be viewed through the same lens as the present; it's a different time period.
  • The understanding of science evolves over time; what was once believed as truth may be debunked later.
  • Investing strategies, like buy and hold, may not always be effective and require flexibility.
  • Cognitive dissonance affects how people process conflicting information and form new realities.
  • How regularly evaluating investment decisions is essential to adapt to changing market conditions.
  • Sentiment in markets can shift unpredictably based on perceived threats or opportunities.
  • How the top five careers of millionaires as presented by Dave Ramsey's survey may surprise you!
  • We also answer a listener question!

"Cash is not trash... Cash is King"   - Kirk Chisholm

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Today's Guest:  Kirk Chisholm

Kirk Chisholm is a Wealth Manager and Principal at Innovative Advisory Group, an independent Registered Investment Advisor located in Lexington, MA. He has been providing wealth management services to individuals, executives, entrepreneurs, and their families since 1999. He is an outside the box thinker, risk manager, inflation expert, blogger, podcaster, and all-around interesting guy. Kirk is dedicated to developing lasting relationships with all of his clients and their families. One of the benefits of working with Kirk is his patience, empathy, and his ability to provide clear and easy-to-understand explanations to complex financial topics.

Kirk developed a unique philosophy for the wealth management industry called Risk Management First. The medical field has a similar way of thinking of “first do no harm”. This philosophy focuses on risk management for clients in all aspects of their lives in ways the industry does not address. Risk management does not stop with investments. It also requires working closely with other professionals to address areas of their financial lives not currently being met.

In 2008, Kirk co-founded Innovative Advisory Group to address the needs not being addressed by the wealth management industry. It started with specializing in alternative assets held in retirement accounts (i.e. self directed IRAs/401ks). Then the company expanded into the specialization of college funding (i.e. planning, strategy, and paying the least possible for a high quality education), Risk Management First, exit planning for business owners, advanced planning (estate, tax, etc), and providing practice management and leadership training to other financial advisors, accountants and attorneys. 

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