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Subject:  Re: Scott Burns -- Super-diversification Date:  7/31/2005  9:44 AM
Author:  intercst Number:  47090 of 88498

PolymerMom writes,

Most Dimensional Funds have a minimum investment of $2 million.

The only way the average Joe could invest in those funds is to be a customer of a financial planner who has gone through the Dimensional training program and provides access to the funds at a lower minimum.

That's true.

I sent Scott an e-mail suggesting a future column on "Are DFA funds worth the penalty of paying an advisor?" You can travel pretty far down the path to super diversification by using Vanguard index funds.


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