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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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eMoney and IFA Financial Planning

Thursday, June 13, 2019IFA.tv

IFA’s partnership with e-Money is an important part of our client’s overall investment experience.

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The Randomness of Global Equity Returns

Thursday, June 13, 2019Dimensional Fund Advisors

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The Number One Lesson From Market History - Show 315

Friday, June 7, 2019IFA.tv

It's often assumed that to be a successful investor you need to be an expert in economics. In fact, far more useful is a knowledge of history, particularly the history of the financial markets.  

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When Is the Right Time to Take Social Security Benefits?

Wednesday, June 5, 2019Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman

Figuring out a good Social Security benefits strategy can be a confusing and complex challenge. Here's how IFA can help.        Read More

Out of the Shadows: Passive Assets Catch Active

Monday, June 3, 2019Murray Coleman

Passive domestic funds assets have pulled even. Morningstar sees such funds soon overtaking their active rivals.           Read More

Market Volatility and the Hebner Model - Show 314

Friday, May 31, 2019IFA.tv

Mark Hebner explains market volatility using the Hebner model.

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Horse Whisperer Provides Lessons Useful to Investors

Wednesday, May 22, 2019Murray Coleman

The work and research of Monty Roberts raises parallels to how humans must manage their behavior during times of market stress. Read More

Calculations for t-Statistics

Wednesday, May 22, 2019Mark Hebner

In calculating the t-stat, the first step is to determine the excess returns the manager earned above an appropriate benchmark.Read More

The Wisdom of Charlie Munger - Show 313

Tuesday, May 21, 2019IFA.tv

Warren Buffett has long been a big proponent of index funds. But so has his long-time sidekick Charlie Munger. Recently, Mr. Munger gave a two-hour address at the Daily Journal Annual Meeting.

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Profitability and a Four-Factor Model

Tuesday, May 21, 2019Mark Hebner and IFA Contributors

When constructing or evaluating a domestic equity portfolio, Index Fund Advisors has traditionally utilized the three-factor asset pricing model that Professors Eugene Fama and Ken French introduced1 in 1993. This model states that the expected return of a broadly diversified stock portfolio in excess of a risk-free rate is aRead More

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