The Jentner Blog

Considering Investing with a “Hot” Investment Manager?

Outperforming the market with active investment management once again proves to be a challenge few can meet with any predictability. Weston Wellington, Vice President at Dimensional Fund Advisors, is very insightful when it comes to observing the world of active investment management. He recently wrote the following piece, which provides perspective when it comes to evaluating the purported talent of...
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Even the Best Investment Managers Cannot Outperform the Markets

Many investors want to believe that they can find an investment manager who, based on his or her past performance, can continue to beat the markets and offer superior returns.  Studies of the performance of mutual fund managers have found little evidence of the persistence of good performance or of excess skill among mutual fund managers.Continue reading
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Will Fixed Income Fail as an Inflation Hedge in Retirement?

What do many investors who are about to retire or are in retirement worry about? They seem to focus on the stability of their principal.  This can be a big mistake.  Fixing the value of your portfolio at retirement (i.e. using fixed income investments in order to avoid temporary market “losses”) probably guarantees that you will not succeed financially in...
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Jentner Wealth Management Ranked as a Top Wealth Manager

Jentner Wealth Management is ranked in AdvisorOne’s 2011 list of Top Wealth Managers, recognizing Jentner as one of the largest and most successful independent wealth-management firms. This is our eleventh consecutive year as a Top Wealth Manager. This ranking comes shortly after we were also listed as one of Northeast Ohio’s top money managers by Crain’s Cleveland Business in their...
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Prudent Investing Despite the Recent Downgrade in the U.S. Credit Rating

With the recent downgrade in the U.S. credit rating, financial markets have been volatile and it is easy for many investors to feel anxiety and fear. However, smart investing requires maintaining discipline in challenging times. To hear my thoughts on how to invest prudently despite the downgrade in the U.S. credit rating, listen to my recent, two-and-a-half-minute interview on 640...
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Bruce Jentner Honored by The Boy Scouts of America for Community Leadership

During the 31st annual Great Trail Council Men’s Golf Jamboree, the Boy Scouts of America honored Bruce Jentner, President of Jentner Wealth Management, with the 2011 William C. Zekan Award. Each year since 1995, The Council presents this award to one of its supporters, an individual who exemplifies the spirit and community leadership of the late Bill Zekan, former chairman...
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