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

iSectors 2Q 2020 Allocations Review and Summary

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on August 4, 2020

iSectors’ Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self, discusses the 2020 2nd quarter performance of all the iSectors ETF allocation models and provides talking points to be… Read More

How to Pay Zero Capital Gains Taxes on Fund Holdings

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on June 23, 2020

During times like we recently experienced in 2008, when a strong multi-year bull market is followed by a significant market correction, investors can see the… Read More

iSectors Discussion: The Diversification Potential of Precious Metals

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on June 2, 2020

Join us for an interactive discussion with Aberdeen Standard Investments about the unprecedented market impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the diversification potential of precious… Read More

How to Effectively Buy Physical Gold Without High Premiums

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on April 7, 2020

With the current Covid-19 issues exacerbated by the central bankers (Federal Reserve) and government fiscal responses, causing various liquidity concerns, we are seeing many market… Read More

The Best Alternative to Low Yielding Bonds

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on March 25, 2020

Investors must be in love with bonds since they are getting little in yield by acquiring investments from fixed income fund companies. As of March… Read More

Protect your client’s downside

By Jordan Cornelius, Marketing Analyst on February 27, 2020

As the market dips and the fear of a worldwide Coronavirus pandemic grows, financial advisors must ask themselves, am I putting my clients in a… Read More

Rethink How to Win Executives

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on February 26, 2020

Laura Gregg: Senior Vice President, Director of Practice Management and Advisor Research at FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds Chuck Self: Chief Investment Officer… Read More

The Best Alternative to No Interest International Bonds

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on July 11, 2019

Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. – Meher Baba               International fixed income investors based in… Read More

These 2 Factors Protected Clients’ Downside Last Year

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on March 5, 2019

2018 was the first true test for factors performance. The table below provides an analysis of the first three quarters (bull market), 4Q (bear market)… Read More

3 Ways to Protect Clients’ Investments This Year

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on January 9, 2019

“Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.” – Mae West Stock market participants for most of the… Read More