How Do I Handle the Ups and Downs in the Market?

Independent financial advisors explain that maintaining a well-diversified portfolio allocated according to your risk tolerance, investment goals, and time horizon is the key to handling market volatility.

Why Should We Invest Internationally?

Independent financial advisors explain that half of the world’s investment opportunities exist outside of the US, and not investing internationally may cause you to miss out on these opportunities and the diversification benefits they provide.

Is Now a Good Time to Be in the Market?

Independent financial advisors explain that the decision to be in the market should be based on your long-term financial goals—not the short-term performance of stocks.

Dimensional On: Independent Objective Advice

Weston Wellington, Vice President at Dimensional, describes how independent objective advice, delivered by a financial advisor can help investors have a better investment experience.

Dimensional On: The Importance of Advice

Dave Butler, Head of Global Financial Advisor Services at Dimensional, talks about why he considers the decision to hire a financial advisor one of his best decisions.

Dimensional On: Controlling What You Can Control

Dave Butler, Head of Global Financial Advisor Services at Dimensional, recounts a personal story of how he came to view markets and investing early in his career.

Dimensional On: Staying in the Market

Dave Butler, Head of Global Financial Advisor Services with Dimensional, explains how financial advisors can help investors stay in the markets, using the market downturn in 2008 as an example.

Make Sure It Isn’t an Old Idea in Disguise

Professor Eugene Fama and David Booth highlight the importance of being open to new ideas without jumping on something new just because it appears to be different.

The 200th Draft

Professor Eugene Fama explains the rigorous process and many drafts that he and Professor Ken French exchange when working on an academic paper.