Unpacking the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

As you have likely heard, the Silicon Valley Bank collapsed on Friday, March 10th, 2023, after a bank run- marking the largest bank failure in the U.S. in over a decade. With a lot of fear surrounding this topic, we are here to focus on the facts and give you a better understanding of what we know today.
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As you have likely heard, the Silicon Valley Bank collapsed on Friday, March 10th, 2023, after a bank run- marking the largest bank failure in the U.S. in over a decade. With a lot of fear surrounding this topic, we are here to focus on the facts and give you a better understanding of what we know today.

In this episode, we will unpeel the layers of the SVB bank run crisis and dive into the details of why this event occurred. We will also discuss important points to consider before panicking about this incident and share helpful tips on how to evaluate news you hear in the media moving forward.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • What we know about the Silicon Valley bank failure right now [2:57]
  • Unpacking why this SVB crisis happened and what sparked the bank run panic. [11:05]
  • The five keys points you want to keep in mind before panicking about this event. [17:48]
  • While there is a lot of fear and panic instilled by the media right now, it is rare to go a year without a new bank failure. [20:30]
  • Two important questions to help you evaluate what you hear in the media [22:17]

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Read Mike Sorrentino’s breakdown of the SVB collapse. 

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Scott Dougan founded Elevated Retirement Group in 2003 in order to fill a niche he felt was not being addressed properly in the retirement planning environment – helping retirees and pre-retirees in the Kansas City metro area find answers to issues that may affect the quality of life during their retirement.

Scott is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and holds a Series 65 Investment Adviser Representative license, which holds him to the fiduciary standard. He also holds insurance licenses in Kansas, Missouri and other states.

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