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On a typical morning in June of 2007, I was on my way to work. I lived in Northern Kentucky at the time and was making my way north across the Big Mac bridge when traffic suddenly backed up. I slammed on my brakes and managed to stop without rear-ending the car in...read more
(Dimensional Fund Advisors has shared an article written by Dave Goetsch originally published on their website on March 7, 2018 (https://us.dimensional.com/now-and-then). Dimensional Fund Advisors is a global investment manager dedicated to implementing the great...read more
The past few weeks have been a roller coaster ride as investors try to weigh the financial impact of the escalating tariff fight between the U.S. and China, with President Trump admitting investors may experience ‘a little pain‘ and China promising to...read more
I recently attended a one-day investment symposium put on by the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) in St. Louis, Missouri. The morning session centered around the importance of diversification, the dangers of timing markets, and the poor...read more
Wild point swings. Last-minute rallies. Falls from glory. This March has seen them all. Just when you think you know what’s going to happen, something comes out of nowhere and shakes up everything. When UC and Xavier lost back-to-back games a couple Sundays ba –...read more
(from Ron Lieber’s article in the Your Money section of the New York Times on February 23, 2018. Click here for the original article. Ron Lieber is the “Your Money” columnist, noted author and editor of the Bucks Blog for the Times. Follow Ron on Twitter...read more
This is not a political rant. This is a plea for rational thinking. In 1985 John Cougar Mellencamp’s song Rain on the Scarecrow he described the loss of family farms across the Midwest and plains states. President Carter’s decision to stop grain exports from U.S....read more
Clean. Simple. Pin-drop quiet. No frantic people in bold suits running around. No screaming across the room. On my way to a recent weekend board meeting for a non-profit organization I’ve served for many years, I had the chance to visit the global headquarters of...read more
We’re squarely in the midst of tax preparation season which means we are forcibly engaging in looking back at last year to answer questions like: How much were my medical expenses? How much did I give to charity? Do Girl Scout cookies count as a charitable...read more
(from Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Issue Briefs blog dated February 2018. Dimensional Fund Advisors is a global investment manager dedicated to implementing the great ideas in finance by applying academic research to practical investing.) After a period of relative...read more
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