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Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the first quarter of 2019 and demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.

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Long-term minded investors shouldn't be surprised. Traders, however, could've been whipsawed by markets in Q1. 

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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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2019 Q1 Market Review

Wednesday, April 17, 2019Murray Coleman

Long-term minded investors shouldn't be surprised. Traders, however, could've been whipsawed by markets in Q1. Read More


2019 Q1 Market Review - Show 310

Tuesday, April 16, 2019IFA.tv

Mark Hebner summarizes the market's performance during the first quarter of 2019 and demonstrates the difficulty in picking the next asset class winner.Watch Video


Data on Active Fund Performance You Can't Ignore - Show 309

Thursday, April 11, 2019IFA.tv

The best known, on-going research into the performance of actively managed funds is conducted by S&P Dow Jones Indices. Every six months it brings out what it calls a SPIVA scorecard for funds in different parts of the world.Watch Video


The New IFA App

Tuesday, April 9, 2019Murray Coleman

Our new app is designed to help aggregate data, check planning goals and research investments through a variety of charts, articles and videos. Read More


IFA Client Study: Follow Our Advice - Show 308

Friday, April 5, 2019IFA.tv

Here at Index Fund Advisors, we believe there is great value in following our advice. This confidence is backed by our own clients’ past results.Watch Video


The Index Bogeyman

Tuesday, April 2, 2019Dimensional Fund Advisors

Over the last several years, index funds have received increased attention from investors and the financial media. Some have even made claims that the increased usage of index funds may be distorting market prices. For many, this argument hinges on the premise that indexing reduces the efficacy of price discovery.Read More


Men and Women See Investing Differently - Show 307

Friday, March 29, 2019IFA.tv

Research into couples and their personal finances consistently shows that it's mainly men who make investment decisions. But women tend to have a different attitude towards investing, and when they are involved, they often make better choices. Watch Video


Glide Paths Shine in 2018's Downturn

Tuesday, March 26, 2019Murray Coleman

As active investors bail, target-date index investors show resilience. 

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SPIVA: 2018 Active vs. Passive Scorecard

Wednesday, March 20, 2019Murray Coleman

The latest SPIVA (S&P Indices Versus Active) scorecard is out tracking how active fund managers did last year and over longer periods. Read More


Survivors and Winners of the S&P 500 - Show 306

Wednesday, March 20, 2019IFA.tv

John Bogle once described the practice of stock picking as “looking for a needle in a haystack.” But to make matters worse, even if you are lucky enough to pick a winner, there is no guarantee it will continue to succeed in the future…or even survive at all.

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