ROCKFORD, Ill., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm with 12 offices in three states, provides an analysis of investing success through the methods and conclusions of Evidence-Based Investing (EBI) in the recently released third edition white paper, "A Scientific Framework for the Art of Investing."
The white paper demonstrates the benefits of a scientific approach for the individual investor. It also exposes the many shortcomings of the conventional approach and provides a path which we believe increases the likelihood of investing success. The goal of EBI is to maximize after-tax returns for the individual investor, while minimizing risk and protecting portfolios from market downturns. The EBI method explores ways to answer investment questions in a systematic, analytical and scientific manner in a four-step process.
First, questions are developed. Then, related evidence is located, researched, interpreted and compared. The third step is the ongoing application of evidence within the investor's relationship with his or her investment advisor. The final step monitors for effectiveness and eliminates needless risk.
"Savant believes the broadly diversified global index portfolio, when using the EBI principles, is a better investment solution," said Brent Brodeski, CEO of Savant. "Our EBI investment philosophy is designed to engineer broad, globally diversified portfolios in pursuit of higher returns and minimized risks. It pays to defy conventional wisdom and follow the evidence."
Savant's four-step approach to best capture market gains while avoiding the failure of the conventional approach is outlined in the white paper. Click here to download a complimentary copy of the white paper. To learn more about Savant's investment management and its approach as a fiduciary, visit savantcapital.com.
About Savant Capital Management
Savant Capital Management is a leading independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only firm, serving clients for 30 years with more than $4 billion in assets under management. As a trusted advisor, Savant Capital Management offers investment management, financial planning and family office services to financially established individuals and institutions. Savant also offers corporate accounting, tax preparation, payroll and consulting through its affiliate, Savant Tax & Consulting.
Savant is regularly recognized among the top wealth managers in the United States. Savant was the recipient of the 2015 Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™, part of Schwab's IMPACT Awards® program to recognize excellence in the business of independent financial advice. Savant has consistently received other industry recognitions such as being named a top RIA firm by Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News and being recognized by Barron's magazine as a top advisor in the United States.
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