Articles of Interest
Dimensional Fund Advisors

Articles of Interest

Below is a selection of some of our favorite, informative articles on financial topics which we hope will be of interest to you.

Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2004
Jonathan Clements writes about 5 big-picture to doís for getting your financial life in order.

Financial Planning Association, March 2002
This article distributed by the FPA reviews some of the benefits of hiring a financial planner that many may not think of.

MSN Money Central, November 12, 2002
Anyone can claim to be a financial planner. Here is a short list of things to look at when sizing up a plannerís legitimacy.

Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2003
Clements discusses some guidelines and pitfalls of building an index fund portfolio.

TheStreet.com, August 19, 2002
Beverly Goodman gives the ins & outs of the thinking behind passive management.

Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2002
Clements rails on actively managed mutual funds.

Financial Planning Association, July 2003
A wonderful article with ideas for how to introduce children to the world of finance.

MorningstarAdvisor.com, July 31, 2003
A review of 4 of the most popular methods of saving for college - UTMAs, Coverdells, 529 plans and tax-managed mutual funds.

Financial Planning Association, November 2004
A primer on financial aid and what factors are used in the calculation.