The State of Investing: One Year Following COVID Market Lows THURSDAY, APRIL 812 PM AZ/2 PM ET Complimentary Online Public Forum Back by popular demand, Dimensional VP and special guest of Scottsdale Wealth Planning Joel Hefner will lead us in a thoughtful discussion and examination of the State of Investing following the 12-month period since Markets hit the "COVID Low" of March 2020. Together we will take a deep dive into what happened in the Markets, how Markets function, and … [Read more...] about Join Us for ONE YEAR INTO THE COVID MARKETS! Webcast
By Paul Ohanian, CFP® & Thomas Doellman, PhD Academics and industry professionals have known for some time that when people invest in the stock of publicly-traded companies, they tend to invest in companies from their home country. Known as the "home country bias," this behavioral bias is one of many that plague individuals' retirement investment portfolios. The reason? Diversification…or lack thereof! Importance of International Diversification Diversification aims to … [Read more...] about Just How Diversified is your Portfolio?
As Reddit users rock stock exchanges, investors may debate the resiliency of markets. Here's what we can learn about market efficiency from a new vein of investing. Read Dimensional's Marlena Lee, PhD's article, "YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What's Your Investment Style?," HERE. LEARN MORE Think Investing Is a Game? Stop. Flexibility in Practice: How We Handled GameStop The Seductive Nature of Fat Tail Distributions DISCLOSURES The information in this document is … [Read more...] about YOLO, Meme, and EMH: What’s Your Investment Style?
A recent flurry of return spikes for a handful of US stocks has captivated investors and noninvestors alike. Wall Street news trending on social media even amid an NFL playoff season is indeed an unusual event. So, what should investors make of these dramatic price movements? Read Dimensional's Wes Crill, PhD's article, "Gauging Market Expectations?," HERE. LEARN MORE Tesla's Charge Reveals Weak Points of Indexing Market Review 2020: Looking Back on an Unprecedented … [Read more...] about Gauging Market Expectations?
There's a whole world of investing opportunity out there. Have you considered the potential effects of home country bias in your portfolio? Read the full article by MarketWatch's Brett Arends, "Opinion: The No. 1 investment mistake retirement savers are making: Vanguard study," HERE. DISCLOSURES Scottsdale Wealth Planning, Inc. ("SWP") is a registered investment adviser. Advisory services are only offered to clients or prospective clients where SWP and its representatives are … [Read more...] about Opinion: The No. 1 investment mistake retirement savers are making: Vanguard study
The year 2020 proved to be one of the most tumultuous in modern history, marked by a number of developments that were historically unprecedented. But the year also demonstrated the resilience of people, institutions, and financial markets. Read Dimensional's full article, "Market Review 2020: Looking Back on an Unprecedented Year," HERE. LEARN MORE SWP's Q4 2020 Market Review Slideshow SWP's Total Year 2020 Market Review Slideshow DISCLOSURES The information in this … [Read more...] about Market Review 2020: Looking Back on an Unprecedented Year