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

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 

4 Vanguard Mutual Funds for the ‘Set It and Forget It’ Investor

Aug. 18, 2014, 1:08 pm EDT – Who said you can't put all your eggs into one basket? You can break this golden rule of investing with these 4 balanced Vanguard mutual funds. More 

What’s the SEC’s Problem With Alternative Mutual Funds?

Aug. 16, 2014, 6:12 am EDT – The SEC is reportedly examining alternative mutual funds offered by large companies, such as Blackrock Inc and AQL Capital Management, and some smaller companies not previously offering mutual funds. More 

Don’t Ignore Gross Expense Ratio

Aug. 14, 2014, 10:58 am EDT – What is the difference between gross expense ratio and net expense ratio? Which one should you analyze and why does it matter? More 

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

Aug. 13, 2014, 2:13 pm EDT – The best defensive funds are ones that can provide decent returns in the latter stage of a bull market but also minimize losses when the bear is in full swing. More 

How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Bear Market

Aug. 13, 2014, 11:24 am EDT – When you're expecting a bear market, don't just jump from stocks to cash. There's a better way to prepare portfolio. More 

3 Best Mutual Funds for ‘Sin Stocks’

Aug. 13, 2014, 11:14 am EDT – If you want to invest in sin stocks, mutual funds are an ideal way to capture sinful returns in this sub-category of consumer staples. More 

3 Bear Market Funds to Profit From Pain

Aug. 6, 2014, 10:15 am EDT – Buying bear market funds can be a smart way to add diversity to your portfolio, and hedge against a southbound market. Here are 3 of the best options. More