Kent Thune
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Kent Thune is a Certified Financial Planner and owner of Atlantic Capital Investments, LLC, an independent, fee-only, registered investment advisory firm located in Hilton Head Island, S.C. He has more than 15 years of experience managing money for clients throughout the United States and has been a financial writer for several years. His financial philosophy is rooted in the idea that “life is not about making money; money is about making a life.”

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Recent Articles

3 Target-Date Funds to Plan for Your Future

Oct. 7, 2015, 2:56 pm EDT – Target-date funds are not all created equal. Here are solid options for short-, intermediate- and long-term goals. More 

The 3 Best Mutual Funds of Q3

Oct. 2, 2015, 10:56 am EDT – The third quarter looked quite different from the first half of the year. Q3's best mutual funds help explain why. More 

The 3 Best Funds to Buy for the Rest of 2015

Sep. 29, 2015, 12:57 pm EDT – With the market in risk-off mode and few compelling investment ideas out there, finding the best mutual funds for the rest of 2015 wasn't easy. Here are three to consider. More 

The 3 Best Technology ETFs to Buy Now

Sep. 25, 2015, 2:24 pm EDT – The Nasdaq is in the red for 2015 but that opens the door for opportunistic investors to look at the best technology ETFs to buy on the dip. More 

3 of the Best Index Funds to Buy for the Long Run

Sep. 23, 2015, 1:30 pm EDT – For long-term investing, you can't beat index funds. But don't settle for just any fund -- get the best index funds made for the long run. More 

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next 5 Years

Sep. 18, 2015, 10:58 am EDT – The next five years won't be as easy for investors as the past five. But you'll be A-OK with these best Vanguard funds for the long term. More 

How Stocks Perform After Interest Rate Hikes

Sep. 16, 2015, 9:19 am EDT – Investors shouldn't be overly worried about first interest rate hike by the Fed. Stocks tend to be just fine. More 

Donald Trump vs. Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX)

Sep. 14, 2015, 8:25 am EDT – In the ultimate active vs passive comparison, see how Donald Trump stacks up against Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX). More 

The Best and Worst Funds During the Market’s Meltdown

Sep. 9, 2015, 12:35 pm EDT – In hindsight of the biggest market correction in years, we can gain insight from looking at the best and worst funds during the chaos. More 

The 3 Best Value Funds That Actually Earn Their Fees

Sep. 3, 2015, 2:01 pm EDT – Value stocks are still difficult to find -- but you can get help from the active managers of some of the market's best value funds. More