I am addicted to watching the Food Network and at all times of the day it is quite likely that my television will be turned onto this channel. One of my favorite shows is Chopped. The concept is simple. Four trained chefs or cooks compete to turn a "basket" of chosen food into a delicious … [Read more...] about Chopped and Successful Investing
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We have discussed the many reasons on why we use the mutual fund company Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) for our clients and ourselves. (See this post for other reasons: Why DFA) One of the hidden advantages is how they trade their portfolios both for their stock portfolios and bond (fixed income) … [Read more...] about Patient Trading – DFA Video
Volatility is back. Just as many people were starting to think markets only ever move in one direction, the pendulum has swung the other way. Anxiety is a completely natural response to these events. Acting on those emotions, though, can end up doing us more harm than good. There are a number of … [Read more...] about Living with Volatility, Again
We have consistently written about the significant role people have on their own investment performance. I decided in this post to add a video to mix up the delivery, but not the message. The attached video is from our partner, Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), and as we are a strong advocate for … [Read more...] about 5 Behavioral Biases and the Investment Implications
People generally ask us once they know that we are an approved advisor of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) funds a very simple question: Why DFA? I often describe how my quest to provide the best investment options for my clients was the result of many years of studying in academics and working in … [Read more...] about Why Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA)?