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

The importance of good common sense for successful investing

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on January 19, 2016

Here is a post I recently read on an investment website: This is why I will still be broke when I die. After 24 years,… Read More

A market correction isn’t unusual…look for growth later this year

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on January 18, 2016

As we saw at the close of last week’s market and really all of the first half of January, 2016 has had a difficult beginning. … Read More

Advisors Need to Know How to Address Their Clients’ Market Concerns

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on January 11, 2016

Given the recent 10% stock market decline from the May 2015 highs, financial advisors are receiving calls and emails from concerned clients.  If a client… Read More

Why Invest in ETFs instead of Mutual Funds at Year-End?

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on December 29, 2015

As we approach the end of  2015, it’s  a good time to recall another one of the advantages of using ETFs rather than mutual funds. Read More

Should You Pay Zero and Actually Create a Financial Plan Yourself?

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on December 23, 2015

One of my favorite radio shows is hosted by Glenn Haege, America’s Master Handyman.® Every Saturday morning, he amazes me with his answers to callers’… Read More

iSectors Post-MPT Presentation

Watch the replay of December 2015 iSectors Post-MPT Presentation webcast here… The Post-MPT Growth Allocation is now available as an ETF. Read More

iSectors Post-MPT Brochure Walkthrough

In case you missed it, or just want to listen in again, you can watch the replay of iSectors Post-MPT Brochure Walkthrough webcast presentation summary… Read More

Dividend ETFs vs. Smart Beta

By John Koch, Senior Investment Analyst on December 17, 2015

The latest article by David Dziekanski for ETF.com (12/14/16), “Older Dividend ETF Strategies Are Fading” is… Read More

What Happened in the “Surprising Equity Sectors” of 2015

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on December 15, 2015

Energy   Energy was the worst performing sector in 2015, down 25% compared to a negative 2% for the S&P 500. Read More

Barron’s Laughable Cover Story on the Stock Market Outlook for 2016

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on December 14, 2015

Barron’s presented 10 “prominent” strategists’ views on the economy and 2016 market this last weekend (12/12/15). I laughed as I read the article this… Read More