April 3, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer gives an investment recap from the past week and discusses bear markets, recessions, and recovery.

March 27, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer gives a financial recap from the past week and discusses portfolio rebalancing.

Do Simple Better

A focus on the fundamentals is not just good advice for the sports world. It applies to many areas of our lives and certainly our finances.

March 20, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer discusses current circumstances in the bond market.

Good News About Portfolio Costs from DFA

Investors will benefit from a reduction in investment costs associated with funds managed by Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), effective February 28, 2020. 

10 Mistakes Investors Make Without Advisors

Everyone wants to cut out the middleman. When the market does well, many people think: “Anyone can do what an advisor does.” Human nature often delivers a different story.

April 3, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer gives an investment recap from the past week and discusses bear markets, recessions, and recovery.

March 27, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer gives a financial recap from the past week and discusses portfolio rebalancing.

Do Simple Better

A focus on the fundamentals is not just good advice for the sports world. It applies to many areas of our lives and certainly our finances.

March 20, 2020 Market Update

In this Foster Group market update, Chief Investment Officer, Kent Kramer discusses current circumstances in the bond market.

Good News About Portfolio Costs from DFA

Investors will benefit from a reduction in investment costs associated with funds managed by Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), effective February 28, 2020. 

10 Mistakes Investors Make Without Advisors

Everyone wants to cut out the middleman. When the market does well, many people think: “Anyone can do what an advisor does.” Human nature often delivers a different story.

February 2020 Asset Class Performance Charts

A review of the monthly performance of various asset classes including benchmark indices and representative mutual funds used by Foster Group in the execution of our portfolio allocation strategy.

How Elections Affect the Market

A bit of history helps bring some perspective to trying to read too much into the influence of elections on stock markets.