Fiduciary Duty in the News

While the term fiduciary is one familiar to those in the legal profession, it previously did not get much play in the financial or mainstream press. While Goodman Financial has always been held [...]

Risks in Employer Retirement Plans

We visit with prospective and current clients who have substantial wealth in their employer sponsored retirement plans such as a 401(k) or 403(b).   While it’s well documented that many pension [...]

Emotions: An Investor’s Worst Enemy

Many species, including humans, have sought security in herds and the familiar. While this behavior has ensured our survival over the centuries, it is unfortunately detrimental to investing. In [...]

The Politics of Investing

At Goodman Financial, our Investment Committee begins each meeting with a discussion of the current political environment. The conversations are not driven by any person’s political leaning, but [...]

Passive Investing and Bubbles Oh My

In recent years there has been increased acceptance of using passive investing methods, with the most popular one being investing in the various mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) [...]