Podcasts (587)

Our podcasts explain the investing strategies of IFA.com and Mark Hebner's book, Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors, with Foreword by Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz

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    IFA.tv - Downside Protection - Show 248

    Downside Protection - Show 248 | 11/1/2017

    A very common sales pitch among the active management community is their ability to provide “downside protection” for investors in falling markets.

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    IFA.tv - 2017 Q3 Market Review - Show 247

    2017 Q3 Market Review | 10/13/2017

    Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the third quarter of 2017 and demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.

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    Index Funds: Step 10 - Risk Capacity

    Index Funds: Step 10 - Risk Capacity | 10/5/2017

    This is Step 10: Risk Capacity of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 9 - History

    Index Funds: Step 9 - History | 9/28/2017

    This is Step 9: History of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 8 - Riskese

    Index Funds: Step 8 - Riskese | 9/22/2017

    This is Step 8: Riskese of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 7 - Silent Partners

    Index Funds: Step 7 - Silent Partners | 9/14/2017

    This is Step 7: Silent Partners of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 6 - Style Drifters

    Index Funds: Step 6 - Style Drifters | 9/7/2017

    This is Step 6: Style Drifters of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 5 - Manager Pickers

    Index Funds: Step 5 - Manager Pickers | 10/13/2017

    This is Step 5: Manager Pickers of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 4 - Time Pickers

    Index Funds: Step 4 - Time Pickers | 10/13/2017

    This is Step 4: Time Pickers of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 3 - Stock Pickers

    Index Funds: Step 3 - Stock Pickers | 8/16/2017

    This is Step 3: Stock Pickers of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 2 - Nobel Laureates

    Index Funds: Step 2 - Nobel Laureates | 8/9/2017

    This is Step 2: Nobel Laureates of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    Index Funds: Step 1 - Active Investors

    Index Funds: Step 1 - Active Investors | 8/3/2017

    This is Step 1: Active Investors of the full length documentary film Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors. Watch Mark Hebner's acclaimed book come to life on screen.

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    IFA.tv - SPIVA 2017 - Show 245

    SPIVA 2017 | 7/19/2017

    Mark digs into the new 2017 SPIVA report. Once again, the data doesn't look good for active management.

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    IFA.tv - 2017 Q2 Market Review - Show 244

    2017 Q2 Market Review | 7/13/2017

    Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the second quarter of 2017 and demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.

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    IFA.tv - Dimensional vs Vanguard - Show 240

    Dimensional vs Vanguard | 5/31/2017

    Why do our 100 IFA Index Portfolios utilize strategies from Dimensional Fund Advisors versus better-known passive fund companies such as Vanguard?

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    IFA.tv - Vintage Fama Interview - Show 238

    Vintage Fama Interview | 5/18/2017

    Eugene Fama talks about a variety of topics around the time of the founding of IFA. Professor Fama is interviewed by Mark Matson in about 1999.

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    IFA.tv - Availability Bias - Show 236

    Availability Bias | 4/26/2017

    There's a whole range of biases human beings are prone to that can cause us to make poor investment decisions like Availability Bias.

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    IFA.tv - 2017 Q1 Market Review - Show 235

    2017 Q1 Market Review | 4/20/2017

    Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the first quarter of 2017 & demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.

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    IFA.tv - Eduardo Repetto Interview: Part Three - Show 233

    Eduardo Repetto Interview: Part Three | 3/29/2017

    In Part Three of Mark Hebner's interview with Dimensional Fund Advisors' Co-CEO and Co-CIO Eduardo Repetto, Eduardo explains the dimensions of expected returns, also known as factor investing.

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    IFA.tv - 2016 Q4 Market Review - Show 225

    2016 Q4 Market Review | 1/19/2017

    Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the fourth quarter of '16 & demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.

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    IFA.tv - Managing Expectations: Part One - Show 220

    Managing Expectations: Part One | 11/17/2016

    In part one of a four part series, Scott Bosworth talks about how managing expectations is very important to having a successful investment experience for those of us who are investors.

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    IFA.tv - How to Diversify - Show 219

    How to Diversify | 11/10/2016

    One of the most important lessons we’ve learned from more than 60 years of portfolio construction is that diversifying your investments is a very good idea.

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    IFA.tv - David Booth Interview: Part Eleven - Show 217

    David Booth Interview: Part Eleven | 10/12/2016

    Mark Hebner sits down with Dimensional Fund Advisors Chairman, David Booth to talk about his recent purchase and donation of The Rules of Basketball to the University of Kansas.