A Foundation of Excellence – Why Loring Ward Builds Portfolios Using Dimensional Fund Advisors, (DFA)

June 15, 2015 | Loring Ward

Investing is about more than your portfolio. It’s about your life, and having a plan for what you want to accomplish and what it will.

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Compound and Compare

December 11, 2014 | Journal, Loring Ward

At Hayashi Wayland Investment Services, we are hard at work helping individuals plan for today’s investments, as well as their future retirement years.  However, before.

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The Need for Diversification (“Skittles Chart”) Asset Class Index Performance

September 20, 2014 | Loring Ward

The “Skittles Chart” is a great way to show investors the randomness of investment returns from one year to the next, reinforcing the potential benefits.

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Mental Landmines

April 1, 2014 | Loring Ward, Portfolio Perspectives

When you look at the annual returns for the S&P 500 index for the past five years as displayed in the table below, what do you think.

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