The iSectors® Blog
Modern views, insight and ideas about investing including ETF allocations, liquid alternatives, retirement planning, and more.

The 2015 Model Portfolio for Financial Advisors

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on December 9, 2014

2015 will likely be a transitional year for the markets. As financial advisors meet with their clients at or around the beginning of… Read More

iSectors Ready Go! 401K Retirement Plan Solutions

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on December 4, 2014

Great news!  iSectors® has teamed with leading retirement plan providers to create iSectors… Read More

Q3 2014 ETF Managed Portfolios Landscape Report Summary

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on November 25, 2014

Morningstar released an updated ETF Managed Portfolios Landscape Report for Third Quarter 2014 this month.  The iSectors Domestic Equity Allocation is the 13th best… Read More

ETFs and index funds certainly are winning the war for your money

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on November 13, 2014

The following was posted on ETF Network Group on LinkedIn by Deborah Fuhr  Managing Partner, ETFGI, global ETF, ETP… Read More

An interesting look at Post-MPT Growth performance numbers with risk/return triangles

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on November 12, 2014

Among the many ways we can look at the Post-MPT Growth performance numbers, you may find risk/return triangles interesting.  There are four triangles presented: Annual… Read More

iSectors Ready Go! 401k Webcast Replay

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on October 14, 2014

iSectors Ready Go! 401(k) Retirement Plan Solutions Webcast was held on October 13, 2014. iSectors’ Director of Business Development,… Read More

Outsourced ETF strategies supports stronger advisor-client relationships for continued business growth

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on October 6, 2014

In a study by CEG Worldwide, a consulting firm for advisors, a shift (2001 through 2012) was identified regarding advisor… Read More

iSectors ETF strategies can support an advisors’ business growth

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on October 6, 2014

In a study by CEG Worldwide, a consulting firm for advisors, a shift (2001 through 2012) was identified regarding advisor emphasis… Read More

Reactions to my article…the nasty surprises behind 401(k) group annuities

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on September 26, 2014

A few years ago, I posted in reaction to some of the comments that came in on my (September 17, 2014) article for Employee Benefits Views… Read More

Yes, we do need to make 401(k)s better…

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on September 24, 2014

It is refreshing to read about and really be able to “hear” John Bogle’s honesty in last week’s article by Jennie Phipps for Bankrate.com about the future of… Read More