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Gaining Perspective

Sep 23, 2019

A self-directed IRA is very similar to other IRA accounts, with the primary difference that you can control what you invest in and how you invest in it. For example, a self-directed IRA can own real estate, precious metals, crowdfunded assets and private equity.  


Sep 16, 2019

Mike Hunstad was recently featured in an article in Institutional Investor magazine that was titled Why Factor Investing Isn’t Working? We at Advisor Perspectives subsequently ran an article, Factor Investing Works (Despite What Some May Say), by Larry Swedroe, director of research for BAM Alliance, in which readers...


Sep 6, 2019

My guest today has worked with thousands of advisors in his role as a coach, consultant and public speaker. He has written that when he meets an advisor, he can tell within the first few minutes whether he or she is or will be successful. What is amazing is that he says it’s not difficult. He looks for only one trait.


Sep 5, 2019

Once again Facebook is at the center of controversy, this time with its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency, Libra. It must overcome four key challenges, however, and even then it is not clear what Facebook ultimately hopes to accomplish with this venture.


Sep 4, 2019

How can advisors distinguish between a good outcome that is the result of a poor decision versus one that results from a good decision?