About the Author

Mark Hebner
Mark Hebner

Mark T. Hebner is the founder and president of Index Fund Advisors Inc., (IFA.com), author of the highly regarded book Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors, is the creator of and is featured in the award winning documentary film of the same name, and architect of ifa.com, one of the most comprehensive websites focused on investor education. This book and previous editions received praise from financial industry experts and academic luminaries, including John Bogle, David Booth, Burton Malkiel, and Nobel Laureates Harry Markowitz and Paul Samuelson.

Hebner is a respected speaker, frequent news contributor and authority on investing. His life’s mission is to “change the way the world invests by replacing speculation with education.” Hebner is especially knowledgeable about index funds, portfolio construction and the research indexes designed by Nobel Laureate Eugene Fama and Kenneth French. These indexes provide the building blocks for the prudent evidence-based investment strategies that Hebner implements for his IFA clients. 

Mark Hebner