Smart Beta & Tourist Investors

Rick Ferri correctly notes:  “The latest spin to attract tourist money is “smart beta.” The phrase didn’t exist one year ago, yet a Google search today shows 190,000 results. The inference that investing this way is smart has ignited a strong interest among less-sophisticated investors while those who truly understand what’s behind these strategies find Read more about Smart Beta & Tourist Investors[…]

Are You Being Advised or Sold To?

Robb Isbitts correctly notes that “the problem with seeking professional investment help is that all too often the person sitting across from the investor as an ‘‘advisor’’ is there to make a sale . . .” rather than to provide objective advice designed to help investors reach their financial goals.  Read the entire article here Read more about Are You Being Advised or Sold To?[…]