The Jentner Blog

Does Market Timing Work?

Legendary portfolio manager, Peter Lynch, famously said, "The real key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them." Since World War II, the U.S. stock market has provided positive returns almost four out of five years.  Just over one out of five years was a bear market, suffering a temporary decline averaging about 30 percent. ...
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Why Do Mutual Fund Investors Keep Chasing Actively Managed Funds?

Objective mutual fund performance studies have shown time and again that passive, indexed mutual funds beat their more expensive actively-managed cousins. However, only about 10 percent of the assets invested in mutual funds has gone into passive, indexed funds.  The vast majority of individual investors’ money has gone into funds that actively pick and choose which investments to buy based...
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Want to Learn More about Jentner Wealth Management?

Are you interested in learning more about Jentner Wealth Management? Bruce Jentner was recently asked by AkronCEO.com what distinguishes Jentner Wealth Management from other financial advisors.Continue reading
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Jentner Wealth Management Adds CFP® Professional from Within

Seth Jentner, director of operations at Jentner Wealth Management in Akron, Ohio, recently earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., making him Jentner’s fifth CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Jentner’s investment management and financial planning team is comprised of professionals who have all earned the CFP® designation. Continue reading
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Bruce Jentner on Four Cornerstones of Prudent Investing

In a recent interview with AkronCEO.com, Bruce Jentner discusses Jentner Wealth Management's four cornerstones of prudent investing.Continue reading
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Marshall Loeb’s Ten Investment Axioms to Live By

In response to the market crash of 2000, Marshall Loeb, an investment writer for CBS’s MarketWatch, developed ten investment axioms to live by.  Mr. Loeb developed his axioms to help investors rebuild their portfolios once the financial markets started their recovery and to help insulate an investor’s portfolio from disaster during the next inevitable market downturn.  We believe Mr. Loeb’s...
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