Welcome!

News Feed Item

Burton Malkiel, Charles Ellis and Jay Vivian Join Rebalance IRA Investment Advisory Board

Finance Luminaries Bring "Big League" Investment Management to Everyday Investors

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 -- Three important and respected investment luminaries -- Burton Malkiel, Charles Ellis and Jay Vivian -- have joined Rebalance IRA's Investment Advisory Board. Rebalance IRA (www.rebalance-ira.com) manages Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) for clients who have accounts as low as $75,000. With an innovative business model that leverages advanced technology, Rebalance IRA provides low-cost, high quality one-on-one retirement advice using sophisticated investment management methods.

Malkiel, Ellis and Vivian are renowned for creating and implementing sophisticated investment methods used today by elite pensions and endowments. Their core ideas include diversifying across multiple types of assets globally and disciplined portfolio rebalancing. They also advocate techniques for keeping investment fees extremely low. These ideas are the basis for the unique service that Rebalance IRA is now bringing to all investors. The Investment Advisory Board develops, oversees, and sets policies for the portfolios offered to Rebalance IRA clients.

Mr. Malkiel is an emeritus Princeton University economics professor and former board member of Vanguard Group who wrote the classic investment book, "A Random Walk Down Wall Street." Mr. Ellis, also a former board member of Vanguard Group, was trustee of Yale University, where he chaired the investment committee, overseeing the famed Yale Endowment from 1999 to 2008 and has taught the investment management course at Harvard Business School. Mr. Vivian was formerly Managing Director of IBM's Retirement Funds, responsible for $135 billion in IBM investment funds for more than 400,000 employees worldwide.

"It is a privilege to be the advisory firm that provides access to Burt, Charley and Jay's 'common sense' judgment to millions of investors," said Mitch Tuchman, managing director of Rebalance IRA. "Because of our focus on IRAs, and our model of providing personalized service, we hope to have a positive impact on helping many Americans retire with more."

Passionate educators, these men have written extensively about how current financial services practices work against most investors. One critical flaw they have noted is that few investors are being advised by experts to own a low-cost and globally diversified portfolio that is periodically rebalanced. They joined the Rebalance IRA Investment Advisory Board to bring these investment methods to a larger group of Americans saving for retirement.

"There is nearly $5 trillion invested in IRAs," said Mr. Malkiel. "It is a stunning number, and an area where investors do not get enough help or support. If IRAs generated the returns of well-managed pensions, Americans would be earning an additional $125 billion a year. The fact that this doesn't happen is shameful. IRAs are the pensions for this generation. It's crucial that everyday investors get good, objective advice, since retirement now can easily last 20 years or more," he added.

"With ballooning deficits, the government can ill afford to help." said Mr. Ellis. "Add to that the low returns in IRAs, and we are starting to create a societal problem as baby-boomers double the ranks of the retired over the next two decades. If IRAs were well-managed and their fees were kept low, Americans would feel more secure about having enough money to retire."

Added Mr. Vivian: "Until the mid-1970s, most working Americans had a pension plan managed by a professional investment expert. Today, most people have to manage their own retirement accounts and they don't get proper guidance, so their returns suffer. It is the everyday investor who needs more help than ever, and that's why we have joined the Rebalance IRA Investment Advisory Board -- to help people retire with more," explained Mr. Vivian.

"The finance industry's high cost structure makes it difficult to offer personalized advice to the everyday retirement investor. We have assembled leading technology innovations to make Burt, Charley and Jay's methods widely available," said Scott Puritz, managing director, Rebalance IRA.

About Rebalance IRA

Rebalance IRA is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor that manages client IRA accounts as low as $75,000 at Charles Schwab and Fidelity. With an innovative business model that leverages advanced technology, Rebalance IRA provides low-cost, high quality one-on-one retirement advice using sophisticated investment management methods. For more information, visit www.rebalance-ira.com.

For the press: Press kit materials are available at http://www.rebalance-ira.com/press-downloads/

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
Erica Zeidenberg
Email Contact
925-631-0553

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
"I think that everyone recognizes that for IoT to really realize its full potential and value that it is about creating ecosystems and marketplaces and that no single vendor is able to support what is required," explained Esmeralda Swartz, VP, Marketing Enterprise and Cloud at Ericsson, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Its software-defined technology natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management into a ...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
SYS-CON Events announced today that Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. The company co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure network...
Historically, some banking activities such as trading have been relying heavily on analytics and cutting edge algorithmic tools. The coming of age of powerful data analytics solutions combined with the development of intelligent algorithms have created new opportunities for financial institutions. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sebastien Meunier, Head of Digital for North America at Chappuis Halder & Co., will discuss how these tools can be leveraged to develop a lasting competitive advanta...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Loom Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 2015, Loom Systems delivers an advanced AI solution to predict and prevent problems in the digital business. Loom stands alone in the industry as an AI analysis platform requiring no prior math knowledge from operators, leveraging the existing staff to succeed in the digital era. With offices in S...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HTBase will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. HTBase (Gartner 2016 Cool Vendor) delivers a Composable IT infrastructure solution architected for agility and increased efficiency. It turns compute, storage, and fabric into fluid pools of resources that are easily composed and re-composed to meet each application’s needs. With HTBase, companies can quickly prov...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
What if you could build a web application that could support true web-scale traffic without having to ever provision or manage a single server? Sounds magical, and it is! In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services, will show how to build a serverless website that scales automatically using services like AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and Amazon S3. We will review several frameworks that can help you build serverle...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership abi...
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns’ are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done’, or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by DevOps Summit Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists l...
The essence of cloud computing is that all consumable IT resources are delivered as services. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, demonstrated the concepts and implementations of two important cloud computing deliveries: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). He discussed from business and technical viewpoints what exactly they are, why we care, how they are different and in what ways, and the strategies for IT to transi...
Web Real-Time Communication APIs have quickly revolutionized what browsers are capable of. In addition to video and audio streams, we can now bi-directionally send arbitrary data over WebRTC's PeerConnection Data Channels. With the advent of Progressive Web Apps and new hardware APIs such as WebBluetooh and WebUSB, we can finally enable users to stitch together the Internet of Things directly from their browsers while communicating privately and securely in a decentralized way.