Academics and investors have debated over the superiority of a passive investment strategy versus an active investment approach for years. First, let’s clear up the confusion surrounding active investing. As fee-only investment advisors we believe “active” is best defined as meaning active risk-management. With nearly 50 years of observing investors, active risk management is the superior approach for two core reasons. The first is due to the “law of large losses” … Continue Reading in our FAQ Section: Active vs. Passive Investment Strategies: Which is Right for You?

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Tom Kopas
Tom Kopas
Tom Kopas began his career as a financial advisor at Dean Witter’s Walnut Creek office in 1981 and spent over two decades developing a conservative investment advisory strategy while at major Wall Street firms. Tom co-authored a book titled “Investing in the Second Lost Decade”, published by McGraw-Hill in 2012. Tom is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. Tom is a financial planner & investment advisor at Pring Turner Financial, Walnut Creek, CA.

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Whatever Happened to the Business Cycle?

June 25, 2018 - July 2018 will mark the 108th month of the economic recovery, making it the second longest expansion in history. Another 12-months or so and it will be the longest ever. Moreover, the consensus of economists foresees little trouble ahead. As... Continue Reading

Active vs. Passive Investment Strategies: Which is Right for You?

November 25, 2016 - Academics and investors have debated over the superiority of a passive investment strategy versus an active investment approach for years. First, let’s clear up the confusion surrounding active investing. As fee-only investment advisors we believe “active” is best defined as... Continue Reading

Pring Turner Approach to Business Cycle Investing

January 1, 2016 - The heart of our investment approach focuses on business cycle associated trends for bonds, stocks and commodities and is based on two observations.  First, there is a rhythm to typical business activity that has repeated continuously since the beginning of... Continue Reading