Brett Pernicano, CFA, CFP®, CDFA®, ChFC®, CLU® Promoted to Principal of Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors

San Diego – July 7, 2020: Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors, currently managing over $4 billion of assets for more than 1,200 clients, is proud to announce that Brett Pernicano, CFA, CFP®, CDFA®, ChFC®, CLU® has been promoted to a Principal of the firm.Brett Pernicano at Dowling and Yahnke

Mark Wernig, CFP® Named to InvestmentNews' 2020 40 Under 40 List

San Diego – June 29, 2020: Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors is proud to announce that Mark Wernig, CFP® has been named to InvestmentNews’ 40 Under 40 list for 2020. Mark was chosen from a nationwide pool of about 1,000 nominees by a panel of reporters, editors, and other representatives of InvestmentNews to make a list of 40 talented individuals.

A Message from Dale Yahnke

When I co-founded Dowling & Yahnke 29 years ago, I did so with the belief that we should do right by our clients, our employees, and our community. The senseless killing of George Floyd is a poignant and tragic reminder of the racial injustices and discrimination that persist to this day. It is rightly an emotionally difficult and painful time, and this heartbreak runs deep. While we cannot fully know the unique experiences any individual has faced, we recognize the importance of standing up for one another.

Maintaining Investment Discipline When Markets are Volatile and Scary

“I became a disciplined investor over 40 years. The virus broke me in 40 days. I’ve survived — and even prospered through — four stock market crashes. But nothing prepared me for this.” So went the title and opening lines of The New York Times writer James Stewart’s March 27th article, in which he describes his personal struggles with sticking to a disciplined investment plan and dealing with unprecedented stock market volatility. As Mr.

Coronavirus, Oil Prices, and an (Almost) Bear Market in Stocks

Eleven years ago, on March 9, 2009, the U.S. stock market reached its low point of the Global Financial Crisis. That dark day marked the beginning of an extended bull market that took the S&P 500 Index from 676.53 to 3,386.15 on February 19, 2020 – a 401% increase. Over the last three weeks, we’ve witnessed a sudden reversal. After today’s dramatic 7.6% market drop, the S&P 500 now sits at 2,746.56, a 19% decline from the recent high.

Mark Wernig, CFP® Welcomed as Ambassador to Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors, currently managing over $4 billion of assets for more than 1,200 clients, is proud to announce that Mark Wernig, CFP®, Lead Advisor and Principal, was selected as an Ambassador to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Aria K. Krumwiede, CFA and Hunter P. Daniel, CFA Earn Distinguished CFP ® Designation

Dowling & Yahnke Wealth Advisors, managing approximately $4 billion of assets for more than 1,000 clients, is proud to announce that Aria Krumwiede and Hunter Daniel have earned the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®). They join our team of 18 other CFP® professionals – bringing the ratio to over one-third of the Dowling & Yahnke staff currently holding this designation.