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Behavioral finance

Amid ongoing social and economic uncertainty, this year’s survey - BeFi Barometer 2021 - reflects the benefits advisors are reporting by employing behavioral finance techniques to align clients’ emotions and help them achieve their long-term goals.
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This paper provides insights to help plan sponsors better understand collective investment trusts, mutual funds, and customized target date funds, and when they may or may not make sense for a plan and its participants.
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Are your clients’ portfolios prepared for the sector rotation from growth to value? Use this client-approved chart to facilitate conversations about the potential benefits of Fundamental Index® strategies.

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Behavioral finance

Amid ongoing social and economic uncertainty, this year’s survey - BeFi Barometer 2021 - reflects the benefits advisors are reporting by employing behavioral finance techniques to align clients’ emotions and help them achieve their long-term goals.
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This paper provides insights to help plan sponsors better understand collective investment trusts, mutual funds, and customized target date funds, and when they may or may not make sense for a plan and its participants.
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An explanation of Form - and the events that would lead to its filing.
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In this client-approved paper, we discuss why we believe a prudent investment strategy should include a combination of both market-cap and fundamentally weighted indices.
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There are critical differences in practices and policies across exchange-traded fund providers. These nine questions can help you determine whether and how the ETF provider seeks to provide successful outcomes for clients.
Chart in a Minute

Are your clients’ portfolios prepared for the sector rotation from growth to value? Use this client-approved chart to facilitate conversations about the potential benefits of Fundamental Index® strategies.
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An explanation of key distinctions between the Dimensional Fund Advisors strategy and the approach employed by the Schwab Fundamental Index products.
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Learn why it's critical to have a more complete perspective of the risks inherent in municipal money market funds.
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ETF Know:How

It’s an important time for advisors to consider whether client portfolios are positioned for a potential market cycle change where value and international stocks may take over performance leadership from growth and domestic equities.

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