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
Paul Ohanian, CFP®, founder and CEO of Scottsdale Wealth Planning, announces the creation of a research and education division for the company and has added Thomas Doellman, PhD, as an external consultant for the new investment committee. "Thomas is associate professor of Finance at St. Louis University, and holds a PhD in finance from the University of Florida. His years of market research in retirement investing - the psychology, market analytics, behaviors of investing and awarded … [Read more...] about In the News: Scottsdale Wealth Planning adds Doellman as investment committee member
Everything you don't understand about money combined with everything you don't understand about computers.HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, March 11, 2018 Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies (now numbering in the thousands) are the subject of much debate and fascination. Given bitcoin's dramatic price changes, it is not surprising that many are speculating about its possible role in a portfolio. Read Dimensional Funds VP Weston Wellington's article, "Tales from the Crypto: How to … [Read more...] about Tales from the Crypto: How to Think About Bitcoin
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?
EDDIE BASHAHISTORYMAKER 2001 | 1937-2013 Eddie Basha was head of Arizona's only family-owned supermarket chain. A man of diverse interests and skills, he avidly collected contemporary Western American and American Indian art, sharing it in a private museum. The Basha family arrived in the Southwest when Eddie's grandparents immigrated from Lebanon to the Arizona Territory. Eddie, a strong family man, cared about children and served for decades on various boards of education in Arizona. He … [Read more...] about Chocolate Cake from Mrs. E.N. “Essie” Basha, Sr.
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?