Index Fund Advisors (IFA) is a fiduciary for its clients and a fee-only independent financial advisor that provides wealth management by utilizing risk- appropriate, risk-returns-optimized, and tax-managed portfolios of index funds.
IFA founder, Mark Hebner and the team at IFA have done extensive research as shown on this web site and the highly ranked book titled Index Funds.
Our investment strategy employs a disciplined, quantitative approach, emphasizing broad diversification and consistent exposure to the structural trends of publicly traded markets around the world.
IFA.tv provides webcasts explaining the investing strategies of IFA.com and Mark Hebner's new book, Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors.
Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
At first blush, it's a challenge to reconcile how the opposing viewpoints of Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller could be awarded the same Nobel Prize.
A private placement is an offering of a company’s securities that is not registered with the SEC and is not offered to the public at large.
How Markets Work
This 2-1/2 minute video explains how security prices are set—and change—based on the collective knowledge of buyers and sellers. Armed with this information, investors can be more confident about the power of the financial markets.
December 6, 2013Year to Date Returns
December 5, 2013A Graphical View of the Mutual Fund Landscape
December 5, 2013Rate Expectations
December 3, 2013A Speech that We Eagerly Anticipate
December 3, 2013One Man's Trash—Another Man's Treasure
December 2, 2013Bad Benchmarking and the Creation of False Alpha
December 2, 2013A New Way of Thinking about Your 401(k)
November 27, 2013A Banner Month for CRSP
November 25, 2013Using Options for Downside Protection and Additional Income
November 25, 2013Quantitative Easing Q&A
November 25, 2013Hedging Against Inflation Risk and Speculating About the Fed