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 Best Vanguard Funds for a Down Market

Mar. 1, 2016, 9:05 am EDT – These are the three best Vanguard mutual funds for investors looking to reduce their risk in this wobbly, downtrending market. More 

3 Best Smart-Beta Funds to Beat the Market

Feb. 26, 2016, 2:53 pm EDT – Finding the best smart-beta funds is a matter of choosing the right fund for the right scenario. Here are three ETFs to get the job done. More 

2016 Presidential Candidates: What U.S. Taxes Would Look Like

Feb. 18, 2016, 1:01 pm EDT – For an informed voter, an understanding of different presidential candidates' tax plans is important. Here's a primer to help get you started. More 

The 7 Best Funds for the Most Frugal Investors

Feb. 9, 2016, 6:00 am EDT – We researched mutual funds with the lowest expense ratios and found seven that are accessible to everyday investors. More 

The Best Funds for the Super Bowl

Feb. 4, 2016, 11:28 am EDT – The Super Bowl Indicator has been 80% accurate in picking the direction for stocks. Here are the best funds to play the game. More 

3 Vanguard Funds That Make Active Managers Weep

Jan. 27, 2016, 12:16 pm EDT – These three index funds from Vanguard have both short-term and long-term performance numbers that outrank category averages. More 

The 7 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy on the Dip

Jan. 25, 2016, 12:53 pm EDT – Here are the seven best Vanguard funds to buy now and for the long term, thanks to the January correction. More 

3 Best Fidelity Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

Jan. 22, 2016, 11:12 am EDT – If you want to get defensive, you'll want to check out these Fidelity funds. More 

The Best of Pimco Total Return: PTTDX vs BOND

Jan. 22, 2016, 9:56 am EDT – Even after the exit of Bill Gross, Pimco Total Return is still one of the best bond funds on the market. But should you buy PTTDX or BOND? More 

3 Best Funds to Buy Into Municipal Bonds

Jan. 13, 2016, 1:40 pm EDT – Municipal bonds may be boring, but you'll find them worth your while in some of the best funds to own now. More