Mark Hebner: Recovering from Active Management through Education

Mark Hebner: Recovering from Active Management through Education

Mark talks about his transition from misled active investor to his discovery of indexing and how this led to him founding Index Fund Advisors. One of Mark's mantras is to replace speculation with education, an idea he has held dear since his first forays into passive strategies and a message he delivers to his new clients repeatedly.

Mark mentions that his original business plan included a reference to video conferencing software, see here: Microsoft NetMeeting.

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Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors: https://www.ifa.com/books/

Charts:

Five Decades: Risk and Return of IFA Indexes: https://www.ifa.com/charts/369h/

Risk Return Scatter Plot of IFA Index Portfolios and IFA Indexes: https://www.ifa.com/charts/35h/

The Random Walk of Market Returns: https://www.ifa.com/charts/157h/

Persistence of Outperformance by Actively Managed Funds: https://www.ifa.com/charts/305h/


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