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John Bogle on Investing vs. Speculating

In a wide-ranging recent discussion with IndexUniverse’s Jim Wiandt, Vanguard Group founder John Bogle takes on everything from the so-called death of buy-and-hold to the wisdom of investing in commodities.   Watch the Video

Retirement, Risk and Return

 DFA CEO David Booth Discusses the importance of balancing volatility risk and purchasing power risk when investing for retirement.  Booth explains that T-bills have not produced the real returns necessary to preseve living standards over the long haul, and illustrates how investors can manage both types of risk through an appropriate commitment to stocks.


What Should Investors Do Now?

What Should Investors Do Now? In a multi-part series DFA’s Weston Wellington provides insights into what investors should consider as they move forward.  The videos include an examination of capital markets, the effects of recession and government policy on stock prices, how the current market stacks up to previous downturns, and the reasons why Dimensional’s …

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Is It Different This Time?

View an informative video from Dimensional Fund Advisors that discusses the current Bear Market from an Historical Perspective…