June 23, 2019

Can we predict the market returns of countries? (Link

June 24, 2016

 Make Your Own #Brexit From Media Fear

I wanted to send a few quick thoughts on Brexit today, not because I think too many of our client base is concerned, but only because of the overwhelming amount of fear that has been stoked by the news due to the vote for Britain t...

June 24, 2016

The following article is provided by Dimensional Fund Advisors. 

On June 23, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. While there has been much speculation leading up to and since the vote, many of the longer-term implications of the referendum...

April 25, 2016

Dimensional Vice President Joel Hefner illustrates the importance of global diversification and discipline by comparing the historical performance of US and emerging markets stocks over sample periods.

July 31, 2015

 The following article is provided by Jim Parker, Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors, on the recent volatility involved with investing in China.


The recent severe volatility in China’s share markets has raised questions among many investors about the causes o...

July 22, 2015


The following article was written by Jim Parker, Vice President at Dimensional Fund Advisors, on putting Greece into perspective.


In recent weeks, the world’s markets and media financial pages have focused intensely on the standoff between debt-laden Greece and its i...

July 20, 2015

A video with Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) on the current financial crisis in Greece and how it relates to your portfolio. 

January 8, 2014

The following blog was originally published at Forbes. Read the original post here


By Robert Schmansky


Many individuals sign up for group and spousal coverage through their employer’s benefit provider for the convenience, not often weighing their options or speaking...

January 3, 2014

The following article was first purchased at US News and World Report on 1/2/2014. 


By Robert Schmansky, CFP®


Funds and returns earned by fund investors tend to suffer after peak performance. Around this time every year, Morningstar releases its selection for the top m...

May 14, 2012

I meet with individuals on a daily basis that have different perceptions of the world, and how they should react with their portfolio:

  •  I’m worried about what’s going on in the world, I want to sell out of international stocks.

  • International stocks have been do...

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