Alternative Reality

When it comes to investing, some investors always want to add something to their current portfolio to reduce the overall volatility. They believe that the more is better, the more complex is better. Since the recent financial crisis, a group of mutual funds focusing on alternative investments and/or strategies have been getting a lot of attractions. But is it a good option for most investors? This week, I will share with you an article from one of our strategic partner, Dimensional Fund Advisors. It covers what those "Liquid Alternatives" are, how they perform overall, and more importantly, what questions you should ask yourself before adding additional types of assets or strategies to your portfolio in the future.