Retirement Readiness: How to Invest
Researcher Kaitlin Simpson explains why you should focus on income when investing for retirement and follow a strategy that addresses the risks that can affect your future income and standard of living.
Retirement Readiness: Establishing Your Savings Rate
How much should you save for retirement? Marlena Lee, PhD, discusses important factors that can help you meet your goals, like determining your savings rate, monitoring your progress, and making adjustments over time.
How Much Income Do You Need in Retirement?
Dimensional Vice President Marlena Lee, PhD, explains how her research on replacement rates can help you prepare for a better retirement outcome.
A Clearer View of Your Path to Retirement
It’s time to think about retirement in a new way, with a focus on income. The Dimensional Target Date Retirement Income Funds are designed to offer a low-cost, convenient solution to retirement planning.
Market Behavior and the Weather
Investors can focus on the daily rain clouds and sunshine the markets bring. Or they can think about the long term.
Don't Buy High: Valentine's Roses and Investing Lessons
In love as in finance, there is value in being flexible. Buying high can cost you, whether you’re purchasing roses on Valentine’s Day or stocks when indices rebalance.
The Fund Landscape
Dimensional’s 2022 analysis of US-domiciled mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) shows that only a small percentage of funds have outperformed industry benchmarks after costs—and among top-ranked funds based on past results, only a small ...
The Cost of Trying to Time the Market
The effect of being out of the market for even a short time can be profound—missing a period of strong returns can drastically impact overall performance.
Tuning Out the Noise
At Dimensional, we believe that the right financial advisor plays a vital role in keeping investors focused on what really matters. To find an advisor in your area, visit https://us.dimensional.com/individuals
In Markets, Changing Lanes May Not Help You Get Ahead
When markets are rough, it’s tempting to want to make a quick change to your investments. But much like changing lanes in traffic, impulsive moves can add anxiety and risk with no guarantee you’ll benefit. Listen to Dartmouth Professor Kenneth F...
How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks?
It’s natural for investors to seek a connection between who becomes President and the performance of stocks. But a look at history underscores that the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market. #2020election #stocks #investi...
The Power of Markets
The collective knowledge of buyers and sellers helps investors harness the power of financial markets.
Can You Predict a Good Time to Buy and Sell Stocks?
Can investors gain an edge from market timing? Jim Davis, PhD, runs more than 780 tests on data from 15 stock markets to test this theory.
Lesson 6: What should it cost to invest in the stock market?
Fundamentally, we invest money in order to see it grow and make more money. That’s what investing is all about. And the stock market does that very efficiently, with an annualised return over the past 60 years of just under 12% per annum. But of ...
Lesson 5: Does timing the market work?
Investors are used to hearing from the financial media that it’s a ‘great time to buy’ or the ‘ideal time to sell’. Messages like this make up most of the headlines in the money pages. The trouble is, they’re rarely right. The best time to buy is...
How good is Cathie Wood's ARK fund?
One of the most talked about investment funds is the ARK Innovation fund run by the so-called “star” manager Cathie Wood. But how good is it? Well, ARKK is a technology fund and the most appropriate benchmark to compare it to is the NASDAQ 100. ...
Fintech Trends with Harvard Business Professor, Marco Di Maggio
Fintech and cryptocurrency expert, and Harvard Business Professor, Marco Di Maggio, offers a deeper look into recent advances in digital currency and its potential impact on the global economy. Recording Time Stamps (00:00) Intro (04:24) Blockcha...
Can You Time the Market?
Most people who try to time the market are just fooling themselves, says Dartmouth Prof. Kenneth French, explaining what it really takes to beat the market and why doing so is harder than many investors think. #stockmarket #investing View our e...
IFA.com - How to Guard Against Optimism Bias
Of all the behavioral biases people are prone to, one of the most prevalent is optimism bias. We typically assume things will turn out better than they do. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: http://ifa.com. SEE MORE BELO...
IFA.com - Is It Getting Harder to Outperform?
It's widely known, at least in the investing industry, that active managers have had a difficult few years. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: http://ifa.com. SEE MORE BELOW. Call 888-643-3133 http://facebook.com/ifadot...
IFA.com - 2020 Q4 Market Review: Town Hall Edition
Mark Hebner talks to Apollo Lupescu about various topics in a townhall format in this 2020 Q4 Market Review. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: http://ifa.com. SEE MORE BELOW. Call 888-643-3133 http://facebook.com/ifad...
Concerns about online stock trading platforms
StockTok is a fast-growing corner of the popular social media platform TikTok, with users swapping trading tips and explaining dense financial jargon to younger investors. But as CGTN’s Giles Gibson reports, there are concerns it’s putting those...
The Basics of Investing: What is evidence based investing?
Transcript: If you see a doctor, you’d expect them to have studied medicine and be familiar with the latest research. If they recommend treatment, you’d expect that advice to be based on evidence. For whatever reason, investing doesn’t work like...
Why short-termism can be very expensive?
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How should young investors invest?
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IFA.com - Measuring the Market
In this clip from our Q3 Townhall, Apollo Lupescu talks about how to measure the stock market. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: http://ifa.com. SEE MORE BELOW. Call 888-643-3133 http://facebook.com/ifadotcom - http://...
IFA.com - Investing: The Evidence - Part Three
Sometimes referred to as smart, strategic or alternative beta; factor investing is based on the multi-factor model developed by two American academics: Eugene Fama and Kenneth French. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: h...
IFA.com - Investing: The Evidence - Part Two
One of the biggest developments in the investment industry in recent years has been the growing popularity of passive investing. Take the Risk Capacity Survey: http://ifarcs.com. IFA.com: http://ifa.com. SEE MORE BELOW. Call 888-643-3133 http...