Larry Swedroe, Head of Financial and Economic Research for Buckingham Wealth Partners spends much of his time educating investors on the benefits of evidence-based investing with enthusiasm few can match.
He has been prolific since joining the firm in 1996,
Larry was among the first authors to publish a book that explained the science of investing in layman’s terms, “The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You’ll Ever Need.” The second edition was published in 2005. He has since authored seven more books: “What Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to Know” (2001), “Rational Investing in Irrational Times” (2002), “The Successful Investor Today” (2003), “Wise Investing Made Simple” (2007), “Wise Investing Made Simpler” (2010), “The Quest for Alpha” (2011) and “Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett” (2012).
He has also co-authored nine books about investing: “The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You’ll Ever Need” with Joe Hempen (2006); “The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need” with Jared Kizer (2008); “The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan” with Kevin Grogan and Tiya Lim (2010); “Investment Mistakes Even Smart People Make with RC Balaban (2012); “Reducing the Risk of Black Swans with Kevin Grogan (2014, second edition 2018); “The Incredible Shrinking Alpha” with Andrew Berkin (2015, second edition 2020); “Your Complete Guide to Factor-Based Investing” with Andrew Berkin (2016); “Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement” with Kevin Grogan (2019, second edition 2021); and his latest work, “Your Essential Guide to Sustainable Investing” with Sam Adams (April 2022).
In his role as chief research officer and as a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee Swedroe regularly reviews the findings published in dozens of peer-reviewed financial journals, evaluates the outcomes and uses the result to inform the firm’s formal investment strategy recommendations. He has had his own articles published in the Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Investing, AAII Journal, Personal Financial Planning Monthly, and the Journal of Portfolio Management.
In this video interview with Market Group's Sovaida Noronha, he discusses strategy for the current economic environment.