what does risk management entail

What is Risk Management?

If you’d like to understand what risk management entails, a good starting point is to define risk itself. Put simply, risk is the possibility of loss. We experience risk in a variety of forms in our everyday lives.

  • We risk losing additional time if we take an alternate route to work.
  • We risk missing out on positive outcomes when we
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Why Is Risk Management Important?

Risk Management is a term most frequently associated with large businesses due to its crucial importance for corporations. However, risk management activities are just as vital when it comes to personal finances. In this video, Pure Financial Advisors’ Robert Canavan, CFP® explains why risk management is important in your personal, professional, and investing life.

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Why financial risk management is important

Why Risk Management is Important

Why Risk Management is Important

Risk Management is a term most frequently associated with large businesses due to its crucial importance for corporations. However, risk management activities are just as vital when it comes to personal finances. By definition, risk management is the process of understanding, analyzing and addressing potential risks to ensure objectives are achieved. Sounds simple enough, … Read more

Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy With Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan, author of “The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy” tells Joe and Big Al how the decisions you make about your money can put YOU in the wealthy club. Plus, how should you prepare for President Trump’s “biggest tax cut ever?” 3 things you may be getting wrong about retirement planning, and international taxation Read more

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Podcast #120

Can I Afford to Have a Child?

Mike Bernier, CFP® answers your question of the week regarding how much it costs to have a child. According to the Department of Agriculture, the cost of one child from birth to high school graduation is around $245,000 (housing, food, childcare, etc.).


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Making the Most of Medicare | A Guide for Baby Boomers

Want to learn the ins and outs Medicare? Our Making The Most of Medicare white paper can help you get the answers you need.

In this guide you’ll learn the A,B,C’s of of Medicare from expert Dr. Katy Votava including information on:

  • 2016 premiums and Income Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts (IRMAA)
  • 2016 Medicare Part A and B out-of-pocket costs
  • Medicare
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5 Costly Life Insurance Mistakes

Making a mistake with life insurance can hurt the ones you love most. Fortunately, with some advance preparation and careful thought, you can help avoid these costly errors.

In this guide, you’ll learn 5 of the most costly life insurance mistakes including:

  1. Choosing the Cheapest Policy
  2. Failing to Review Your Life Insurance Regularly
  3. Naming Your Estate as Beneficiary
  4. Relying on
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How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Matt Davis from the Identity Theft Resource Center joins the show to share how you can protect yourself from one of America’s fastest growing crimes – identity theft. Plus, what’s it going to cost you to retire? Joe and Al share three retirement errors that will crush your investment gains.

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Your Money, Your Wealth Hr. 2

In this hour, Joe and Al talk retirement risk. While risk can come in all shapes and forms, it’s important to avoid making these risks when planning to maintain your lifestyle in retirement. Al closes off the discussion by discussing a fun personality quiz by Mashable you can take to figure out what your retirement passion project will consist of.… Read more

Karen Baszak

How Do I Protect Myself From Rental Liabilities?

In this Question of the Week, Karen Baszak, CFP® discusses several strategies to protect yourself from rental property liabilities. This includes making sure you have adequate liability coverage on your rental property policy, exploring the option of purchasing umbrella liability coverage and considering establishing a limited liability corporation (LLC) for your rental property.


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