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Welcome to Viewpoints. Here you can read our perspectives on a variety of topics, most of them financial – some of them not. Looking for our most recent quarterly commentary? Head on over to Quarterlies. In the mood for deeper reading on specific topics from financial planning to cryptocurrencies? Click on Birchpapers. And if you’re looking for something a bit on the lighter side, check out Boughs and Branches, a place for just about everything else.


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A Bit About Bitcoin

The value of a single bitcoin has increased dramatically in just the past seven months. On September 1st, the price was ... Read more

03/27/21 | Birchbrook Team | Birchpapers

Reddit, Robinhood and Market Timing

The philosopher Rene Girard made a case for the existence of what he called “mimetic desire.” Essentially, he theorized ... Read more

02/27/21 | Birchbrook Team | Birchpapers

When Low Risk Isn’t Low Risk

Much has been made in the news lately about March marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, ... Read more

03/14/21 | Birchbrook Team | Birchpapers

Deighan Wealth Advisors Supports Maine Justice Foundation’s Racial Justice Fund

Deighan Wealth Advisors is honored to be a founding donor in the Maine Justice Foundation’s work to address interpersona... Read more

04/03/21 | Birchbrook Team | Boughs & Branches

Revisiting RMDs and QCDs

With the first quarter of 2021 in the books and tax season in full swing, many folks are wondering if Required Minimum D... Read more

04/10/21 | Birchbrook Team | Birchpapers