A better approach to index investing: WSJ article on DFA

December 1, 2016  | By Kevin Smith

We are generally in favor of ‘passive’ or ‘indexing’ strategies as an effective means to capture market returns and fine tune the amount of risk investors want to take. However, not all index-based investment products are the same, and you may find that there are compelling reasons to look at alternatives to Vanguard and iShares. Here is a two page Wall Street Journal article on Dimensional Fund Advisors, a firm that applies rigorous academic research to its passive investing process.

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Kevin X. Smith, CFA
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Kevin is responsible for advising clients for whom he is the lead financial advisor. He also manages the operations and development of the firm, and oversees all of the investments of Austin Wealth Management clients. Kevin is on a mission…Read More

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