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Things to Consider Before Sending Your Child Off to College

  • June 19th, 2017

Bill Kaiser explores some financial tasks to consider before sending your child off to college. Bill Kaiser, Wealth Advisor, Bland Garvey Wealth Advisors As the high school graduation parties wind down and your child begins counting up their gift money, now is the time to get a few things in order before they head off…

Factor ETFs Raise the Active Bar

  • June 19th, 2017

Larry Swedroe on research into how factor ETFs impact the way investors evaluate active managers. Larry Swedroe, Director of Research, The BAM Alliance In our book “The Incredible Shrinking Alpha: And What You Can Do to Escape Its Clutches,” my co-author Andrew Berkin, director of research for Bridgeway Capital Management, and I document the persistent…

Problems With the Factor Zoo

  • June 12th, 2017

Larry Swedroe explores research into data-mined anomalies and how to reduce “p-hacking” risk. Larry Swedroe, Director of Research, The BAM Alliance Since the mid-1990s, factor-based exchange-traded funds have experienced spectacular growth. By mid-2016, these funds had about $1.35 trillion under management, accounting for about 10% of the market capitalization of U.S. traded securities. At its…

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