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During any downtime in this holiday season, here are some quick ways to sharpen your finances heading into 2020. 

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"I wanted someone to be able to both visually and audibly hear my passion for educating the world about the proper way to invest" - Mark Hebner

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Five 'Easy' End-of-Year Ideas to Polish Your Portfolio

Tuesday, November 12, 2019Murray Coleman

During any downtime in this holiday season, here are some quick ways to sharpen your finances heading into 2020. Read More


Why We Struggle to Think Long-Term

Friday, November 8, 2019IFA.tv

Investing is something that human beings find far more difficult than we should.Watch Video


The 'Migration' Effect: How M&A Activity Plays into Value Premiums

Tuesday, November 5, 2019Murray Coleman

IFA takes a look at how mergers and acquisitions impact stock valuation metrics for long-term investors.                                   Read More


Advisor Risk - How Would You Rate Your Advisor's Risk?

Friday, November 1, 2019Mark Hebner

When it comes to investing, we can identify many risks investors assume, either knowingly or not. At Index Fund Advisors, we see it as our core mission to get investors to take the risks that are worth taking (e.g. market, size, value, term and default) and avoid the ones that are not (e.g. concentration risk, manager selection risk, market timing risk).Read More


Vanguard vs. Dimensional: Through A Statistical Lens

Wednesday, October 30, 2019Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman

A common question is why IFA' prefers funds from Dimensional Fund Advisors. The answer is fairly straightforward -- performance.   Read More


Value Judgments: Viewing the Premium's Performance Through History's Lens

Tuesday, October 29, 2019Dimensional Fund Advisors

There’s a misconception in the markets: value stocks have lost their vigor. Here's a big picture view of what's going on. Read More


Getting Your Comprehensive Financial Plan Together – What Do I Need?

Monday, October 28, 2019Murray Coleman

The value of our advice is only as good as the data provided. Here's a tip sheet to make the process more effective.Read More


Transparency is Crucial

Thursday, October 24, 2019IFA.tv

One of the problems people face when choosing a fund to invest in is a lack of transparency.Watch Video


Institutional-Grade Active Managers Don't Do Any Better: SPIVA

Tuesday, October 22, 2019Murray Coleman

S&P research shows that higher-tiered share classes don't provide a significant advantage for active management. Read More


Jim Cramer vs. S&P 500: Chasing 'Mad Money'

Monday, October 21, 2019Murray Coleman

A new study by Wharton researchers compares 16-plus years of returns for the TV star's AAP portfolio, which spotlights many of his top picks.  Read More


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