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 Worst Mutual Funds Everyone Loves

Sep. 9, 2014, 1:24 pm EDT – If the best mutual funds in the investment universe were chosen on merit alone, very few of them would be the biggest funds. More 

SEC Investigates Shady Mutual Fund & Brokerage Firm Dealings

Sep. 9, 2014, 11:42 am EDT – Investors are largely unaware that millions of dollars are paid to brokerage firms every year by mutual fund companies to encourage the sale of certain mutual funds. More 

Vanguard Index Funds vs Vanguard ETFs

Sep. 8, 2014, 6:15 am EDT – If you ever wondered which was a better choice between Vanguard index funds and their respective ETFs, that choice can be made clear by taking a closer look at the expense ratios and minimum initial investment amounts. More 

Is There Any Reason to Buy American Funds?

Sep. 4, 2014, 1:25 pm EDT – American Funds is one of the largest mutual fund companies in the world. But are its funds among the best in quality and performance? More 

Top 5 Reasons to Sell Mutual Funds

Aug. 29, 2014, 8:00 am EDT – If you haven't sold any mutual funds in your portfolio in a long time, you may be missing something. Here are five reasons to sell a fund. More 

Top 4 BlackRock Funds to Buy Now

Aug. 28, 2014, 11:34 am EDT – If you are looking for the best BlackRock funds to buy, look no further than this list of the top BlackRock mutual funds. More 

Why the Traditional IRA Is Dead

Aug. 26, 2014, 1:23 pm EDT – Traditional IRAs may not provide the expected tax-deferral benefits. Find out where conventional wisdom gets retirement savings wrong. More 

Don’t Ignore Mutual Fund Asset Bloat

Aug. 25, 2014, 10:43 am EDT – There's such a thing as too much money, and it happens in mutual funds. Find out how to protect against so-called "asset bloat." More 

Junk Bond Funds – What Record Outflows Are Telling Investors

Aug. 20, 2014, 2:51 pm EDT – Record outflows for junk bond funds can be a buying opportunity or a warning about a broader market correction. What should investors do? More 

3 Dividend Funds With Yields Higher Than 3%

Aug. 20, 2014, 9:24 am EDT – Today's income environment is challenging to say the least. We did some digging and found 3 dividend mutual funds paying more than 3%. More