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)?
Causation is the relationship of cause and effect. We live in a world where we want to believe that most things have a cause and effect and we are always searching for the absolute understanding of why things occur. Do we do this to simplify the reasoning behind why things occur? or Is it that … [Read more...] about Cause and Effect of the Markets?
There is a new book by Michael Lewis called “Flash Boys” which has many people talking and wondering if they should be concerned with investing in the stock market. During his public relations blitz, he summarized his book with the following stunning phrase - “the stock market is rigged”. My fear is … [Read more...] about Is The Stock Market Really Rigged?
Stocks for the Long Run is a newly updated book from Jeremy J. Siegel that was originally published in 1994. Professor Siegel teaches at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has written extensively for the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. [highlight]This post will be the … [Read more...] about Stocks for the Long Run
As every woman knows, the key to building a wardrobe starts with the essentials - the tailored white shirt, slacks, a good pair of jeans and, of course, the little black dress. And obviously, you will need the correct shoes to go with all those outfits. With the beginning of each new season, the … [Read more...] about Fashion & Investing – The Little Black Dress
As independent financial advisers, we are free to construct an investment portfolio using whatever investments that we believe will assist our clients in reaching their goals. However, our starting point in developing such a portfolio is always the institutional mutual funds developed and managed … [Read more...] about Why We Use Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) Investments