Three Key Insights to Help You Improve Your Investment Results

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November 7, 2013  |  

Lunch in Germany and the Nobel Prize

What a wonderful surprise! It came on October 13, while I was eating lunch in Frankfurt, Germany, with Christoph Kanzler, head of Germany for Dimensional Fund Advisors. The timing was perfect. We learned that one of our heroes, Eugene Fama of the University of Chicago, had just won the Nobel Prize in economics for his […]

October 24, 2013  |  

Eugene F. Fama Awarded Nobel Prize in Economics

We are pleased to report that Professor Eugene Fama of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.  Professor Fama is widely recognized as the “Father of Modern Finance” because of his groundbreaking work on asset pricing and markets.  His contributions have guided our investment philosophy from […]

February 22, 2013  |  

Benefits of a Diversified Portfolio

Diversification is your friend… My colleague Chuck Korger recently recorded this presentation on the benefits of a diversified portfolio. It offers a detailed look at an example of how investors can benefit through diversification across the global capital markets. I trust you will find it helpful as you think about your portfolios construction. While the […]

January 7, 2013  |  

2012: The Year it Didn’t Happen

Over the years, Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) has written many informative articles on the topic of the financial markets and the media. Today he provides us with yet another example of why financial media headlines may not be the best source of investment advice. Click here to read the entire article.

February 6, 2012  |  

Five Key Concepts for Financial Success

While investing can at time seem overwhelming, the academic research can be broken down into what we call the Five Key Concepts to Financial Success. If you examine your own life, you’ll find that it is often the simpler things that consistently work. Successful investing is no different. However, it is easy to have your […]

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