Market Commentary

The China Syndrome

“The China Syndrome” is an article written by Jim Parker, Vice President, DFA Australia Limited, for Dimensional Fund Advisors Outside the Flags column.

The Financial Crisis in Greece

Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors discusses how investors should reframe their views of the Greek financial crisis. Watch this quick three-minute video:

Q2 2015 Newsletter

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A Tiny Country in the Eurozone

The Greek drama just won’t end. The banks have been closed and cash withdrawals from ATMs are now limited to 60 euros per day. The country is a mess and is, unfortunately, the primary cause of recent global market volatility. … Continue reading

International Diversification Pays Off in 2015

It’s hard to believe that just six years ago we experienced one of the worst global economic and stock market meltdowns in history. However, since then stocks have experienced a meteoric rise. U.S. stocks have been dominating the recovery and … Continue reading

Q1 2015 Newsletter

Our first newsletter of 2015 is packed with firm updates and exciting new technology. View it below, or download it here. Q1 2015 Newsletter from Financial Synergies Asset Management, Inc

President Obama Seeks New Rules for Brokers

The White House has called upon the Department of Labor to hold financial brokers and professionals to a higher Fiduciary Standard. The Fiduciary Standard is a simple yet important concept. Simply put, when advisors act as fiduciaries, they are placing … Continue reading

Q4 2014 Newsletter

Q4 2014 Newsletter from Financial Synergies Asset Management, Inc

Q3 2014 Newsletter

Q3 2014 Newsletter from Financial Synergies Asset Management, Inc

Taken Your Temperature Lately?

When our 28-year-old daughter, Caitlin, was just four months old, my wife and I noticed she was running a fever. We had been parents for exactly four months and began to get nervous about it. We had no parents handy … Continue reading