Category Archives: Dimensional Fund Advisors

Lupescu on Individual Stocks or Mutual Funds

You may recall I shared some ideas shared by Apollo Lupescu, PhD in last week’s blog. Dr. Lupescu of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) was our guest speaker at a recent luncheon. One question Dr. Lupescu addressed was the wisdom of … Continue Reading

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Advice from Dimensional’s Apollo Lupescu, PhD

Last month we were honored to host Apollo Lupescu, PhD of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) as a guest speaker at a luncheon. A member of the DFA Investment Strategies Group, Dr. Lupescu’s role is to educate the public on DFA’s … Continue Reading

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David Booth’s University of Chicago Lessons

Last month’s Bloomberg View’s Masters in Business radio podcast with David Booth, founder, Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer of Dimensional Funds Advisors (DFA) is well worth a listen. Especially relevant in this season of graduations and new beginnings, this podcast … Continue Reading

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Top Ten Investment Excuses

It’s been a volatile start to 2015. If you believe the headlines screaming out at you from personal finance magazine, market volatility is something new and unexpected. However, when we look at market history, we see that volatility is not … Continue Reading

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Investing is Boring

I came across an article in the Financial Post that I thought was worth sharing.  The article was titled Investing is Boring: If You Want Excitement, Go to Vegas. The entire article is well worth reading but I particularly liked the … Continue Reading

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Time to Re-assess Market Risks/Rewards?

According to Jim Parker, Vice President, DFA Australia Limited, understanding investment risk begins with accepting that “the market itself has already done a lot of the worrying for you.” As Parker notes, “Markets are highly competitive, which means that new … Continue Reading

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Decisions, Decisions

In Which Risks Are Worth Taking Jim Parker, a vice president at Dimensional Fund Advisors, writes, “Even the most self-declared risk-averse people take risks every day.” Parker notes that routine risks to our safety include crossing the road, exercising at … Continue Reading

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Dimensional Stories: People Putting Ideas Into Practice

Someone recently asked me for information about the story of Dimensional Fund Advisors.  I recalled this video and provided a link to it. I enjoyed watching the video again and decided I should share it on my blog.  I hope you find it informative. If you have … Continue Reading

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