The Slipping Reality of Home Ownership

Home ownership has long been part of the American Dream, but it’s become an unattainable luxury for a growing number of Americans.
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Answers to Seven Common Social Security Questions

Here are answers to seven common questions that the Social Security Administration receives about the retirement benefit program.
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Has Someone Stolen Your Child’s Identity?

We’ve all heard horror stories about consumers who have had their credit information stolen and the incredible hassle of undoing the mess. But what you probably don’t know is that children can be the victims of identity theft too.  In fact, identity theft that targets youngsters has been on the rise.
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Quarterly Market Review Fourth Quarter 2018

As 2019 approaches, and with US stocks outperforming non-US stocks in recent years, some investors have again turned their attention towards the role that global diversification plays in their portfolios.

For the five-year period ending October 31, 2018, the S&P 500 Index had an annualized...
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Comments on Recent Market Volatility

Elevated stock market volatility, as we have seen the past two months, brings gloomy headlines and may elicit fear in some investors. Since the beginning of October, the U.S. stock market (Russell 3000 Total Return Index) has gone from being up nearly 11% for the year to up just 2% as of December...
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Quarterly Market Review Third Quarter 2018

Costs matter. Whether you’re buying a car or selecting an investment strategy, the costs you expect to pay are likely to be an important factor in making any major financial decision.

People rely on a lot of different information about costs to help inform these decisions. When you buy a car,...
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Dale Yahnke Ranked #27 on Barron’s "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors” for 2018

We are proud to announce that Dale Yahnke, CFA, CFP®, and co-founder of Dowling & Yahnke, LLC, has been named to Barron’s list of the Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors.
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Dowling & Yahnke Recognized by Schwab Advisor Services with 2018 SOLUTIONS® Operational Excellence Award

San Diego – August 21, 2018:   Dowling & Yahnke was honored by Schwab Advisor Services as one of three firms in the nation to receive the 2018 SOLUTIONS® Operational Excellence Award. Dowling & Yahnke was recognized for enhancing and modernizing the client experience, providing innovation regarding fraud protection including cybersecurity, and increasing its overall operational productivity and efficiency.
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Dowling & Yahnke Listed on FT 300: Top Registered Investment Advisers 2018

Dowling & Yahnke is included as one of the 300 top registered investment advisers across the nation as published by Financial Times. The advisers are listed by state with California holding the most advisory firms. Dowling & Yahnke has been included on this list every year since its inception five years ago.
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Seven Ways to Keep Your Data Safe Online

Identity theft and cyber fraud are becoming increasingly prevalent.  Fortunately, there are a few relatively simple steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim.

1. Establish strong passwords

The best practice is to use a longer passphrase that incorporates numbers rather than a single...
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Best Practices for Online Security

Technology is always evolving, and keeping up with security advice can be confusing. The guidance on securing your digital world can appear complex and overwhelming. While the details of how to stay secure may change over time, there are fundamental things you can always do to protect yourself....
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What to Do If Your Email Is Hacked

A hacked e-mail account is more than an annoyance - it can lead to identity theft and financial losses. If a compromise occurs, it is vital to take these timely steps. While we encourage working with a computer professional to evaluate and correct shortcomings, below is a list of corrective and...
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