Mark T. Hebner is the founder and president of Index Funds Advisors, Inc., author of ifa.com, and the book Index Funds: The 12-Step Program for Active Investors. That original book received praise from the financial industry and academic legends, including John Bogle, David Booth, Harry Markowitz, Burton Malkiel, and Paul Samuelson. This is a condensed and updated version of that book. Mark is considered a leading author, speaker, and Internet provider of investing education. He is especially knowledgeable about the superiority of index mutual funds, as well as the research indexes designed by financial economists. He earned an MBA at the University of California, Irvine.
If you still believe an active manager can deliver better performance than an Index fund, this book is for you.Published 16 months ago by Fernando
Seriously? This book is not worth the money. It doesn't tell you anything. It just spouts off a bunch of facts as to WHY index funds are great. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Seth Alan Barthen
Mark Hebner does it again. He provides a fantastic book with all the evidence in the world including great college professors who all agree that passive index fund investing is the... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Maryland Gentleman
I was expecting yet another book on the evils of actively managed funds, but the layout of the book in the 12 steps format was enlightening. Read morePublished 21 months ago by T. W. Badura
This book is amazing in the magnitude of research and evidence supporting a passive investment strategy. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sam
I only read 1-2 books per year. This book was recommended by a friend. Once I picked it up, I could not put it down! Read morePublished 21 months ago by mx4u2c
An interesting book with quite a number of salient points, but tends to be a bit redundant. The book emphazises the practicableness of index funds as opposed to mutual funds that... Read morePublished 21 months ago by pjh02139
Clearly written with great art illustrations. I have bought two for myself and will buy more as gifts.
Do not miss this book, add it to your finance library.
Mark Hebner has done a fantastic job of outlining the common mistakes made by the overwhelming majority of investors. Read morePublished on November 1, 2012 by John E. Wilson