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Frank Vasquez is a retired lawyer with degrees in economics and engineering from Cal Tech and a law degree from Georgetown.
Frank’s focus is on risk parity investing for DIY investors. He believes in constructing portfolios of diversified asset classes to achieve a smoother and more reliable rate of return which helps maximize safe withdrawal rates during retirement. Additionally, these portfolios are useful for intermediate term goals or for those who simply want the behavioral benefit of reduced volatility.
He runs a great podcast called ‘Risk Parity Radio’ where he discusses risk parity investing concepts. On the podcast, he covers core investing concepts and answers questions from the audience. I highly recommend that you check out his podcast. It is very entertaining and contains a wealth of information.
Frank is an expert on the topic of risk parity. His podcast is a tremendous educational tool for anyone interested in this style of investing.
* Frank’s Risk Parity Radio website, where he posts podcast episodes and also posts detailed updates on real-money risk parity portfolios. https://www.riskparityradio.com/
* The Portfolio Charts website. Tyler, who has also been on this podcast, runs this website that features some of the sample portfolios discussed.
* The Portfolio Visualizer website. This is another incredibly powerful tool for investors to examine the performance of funds and asset classes.
* Common Sense Investing by Jack Bogle, which covers the concept of the macro allocation principle. https://www.amazon.com/Little-Book-Common-Sense-Investing/dp/0470102101
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