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Kenneth French talks about a variety of topics around the time IFA was founded. Professor French is interviewed by Mark Matson in about 1999. 

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Legg Mason, Inc. has been a powerhouse in the world of asset management for over a century. Founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1899, Legg Mason is a publicly traded company (NY...

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Whenever small investors have been pitched a financial product that promised to enrich them with little effort or expense, historically the smart response has been to turn and run....

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Legg Mason: A Deeper Look at the Performance

Wednesday, May 24, 2017Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

Legg Mason, Inc. has been a powerhouse in the world of asset management for over a century. Founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1899, Legg Mason is a publicly traded company (NYSE: LM) manages $710 billion in assets across six continents and employs over 3,400 professionals across 40 offices worldwide.[1] WhatRead More


Vintage Kenneth French Interview - Show 239

Wednesday, May 24, 2017IFA.tv

Kenneth French talks about a variety of topics around the time IFA was founded. Professor French is interviewed by Mark Matson in about 1999. Watch Video


David Booth Reflects on 35 Years at Dimensional Fund Advisors

Monday, May 22, 2017David Booth

After more than 35 years in the financial services industry, I have found that having an investment philosophy—one that is robust and that you can stick with—cannot be overstated.Read More


The Five Qualifications of a Risk Premium - 2017 Update

Friday, May 19, 2017Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

How can we determine whether or not we have identified an exploitable risk premium—a source of higher expected returns that we can implement in our portfolios? To understand the concept of a risk premium, imagine that the only available investment is Treasury Bills, widely considered to be a risk-free asset.Read More


Vintage Fama Interview - Show 238

Thursday, May 18, 2017IFA.tv

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.Watch Video


Non-Fiduciaries Behaving Badly

Tuesday, May 16, 2017Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

It should go without saying that doing business should always involve doing the very best for the person on the other side of the handshake. Unfortunately, this is not a requirement from a legal standpoint. The concept of caveat emptor, or “buyer beware” pervades business dealings on a daily basisRead More


DALBAR 2016 QAIB: Investors are Still Their Own Worst Enemy

Thursday, May 11, 2017Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

DALBAR 2016 QAIB: Investors are Still Their Own Worst Enemy   Tom Allen & Mark Hebner   For 23 years, DALBAR has been publishing their annual Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior study that examines investor performance in mutual funds. Their goal is to shed light to investors and professionals onRead More


Know Thyself - Show 237

Tuesday, May 9, 2017IFA.tv

Products are important, but a much bigger factor is you.Watch Video


Does Dollar Cost Averaging Really Work?

Monday, May 8, 2017Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

Dollar cost averaging is the process of investing a lump-sum of money over a predetermined period of time. For example, let’s say you have $120,000 to invest. You can either invest the entire $120,000 or spread it out over a year - investing $10,000 every month. Here is Mark speakingRead More


Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors - Abridged Version

Thursday, May 4, 2017IFA.tv

Enjoy Mark Hebner’s award winning film in a smaller package. How to invest in 15 minutes.
To see the full film, visit http://www.indexfundsthemovie.com.Watch Video


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