Bob French, CFA

The Dangers of Putting Our Faith in Statistics

By Bob French, CFA / April 28, 2017 /

Most people try to avoid thinking about statistics, but they’re part of everything we do in investing. When other people get around to thinking about statistics, they often end up thinking about them the wrong way. Most people assume the most important numbers of any data set are the average, median, and standard deviation, and…

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InvestmentNews Names Our Own Wade Pfau Among The ‘Icons & Innovators’ Of 2016

By Bob French, CFA / January 11, 2017 /

Our Director of Retirement Research, Dr. Wade Pfau, was recently named one of InvestmentNews’ Icons & Innovators of 2016. According to IN, the list recognizes the people who have “shaped and transformed the financial advice profession.” All told, the list includes 20 people – 18 innovators and two icons. Dr. Pfau was listed as an innovator, which…

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