Ron DeLegge is a leading authority on portfolio construction, investment management, and risk control. His three-word investment philosophy is to help people BUILD, GROW, and PROTECT their money. Through a mix of investment research, online courses, and hands-on help, Ron shows investors like ... more
Ron DeLegge is a leading authority on portfolio construction, investment management, and risk control. His three-word investment philosophy is to help people BUILD, GROW, and PROTECT their money. Through a mix of investment research, online courses, and hands-on help, Ron shows investors like you how to make informed financial decisions. He is the Founder of ETFguide.com, Host of the Index Investing Show, and Author of multiple investing books.
Ron has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and is also inventor of the Portfolio Report Card - a grading system that has been used to analyze and diagnose more than $125 million worth of investments. The popular tool helps investors to understand the strengths and weaknesses of their investment portfolios. Ron offers limited consulting to individual investors and financial advisors.
Ron lives in Southern California with his wife and 7-pound Morkie.less
You're 100% correct, I'm biased! Glad you picked upon this. And more specifically, I'm biased toward a) indexing a person's core portfolio and b) using #ETFs as the building portfolio building bloc...more
You're 100% correct, I'm biased! Glad you picked upon this. And more specifically, I'm biased toward a) indexing a person's core portfolio and b) using #ETFs as the building portfolio building blocks.
Finally, it's OK to have financial biases, so long as those biases are correct and firmly rooted in improving the odds of long-term investment success.
Beware of financial pundits or advisors that say they're "unbiased." Why? Because he who stands for nothing, will fall for anything.less
|October 2015 - Present (1 year 4 months)|
Ron is the the Lead Investor and Teacher of the following online courses:
|Host & Producer|
|Index Investing Show|
|May 2015 - Present (1 year 9 months)|
Ron also serves as the host and producer of the Index Investing Show, a weekly radio/podcast program. The show focuses on personal finance, investing, and retirement planning geared for the public. Ron's weekly guests have included noted authors like John C. Bogle, Mitchell Zuckoff, Sean Carr, Richard Ferri, CFA, Russell Wild, MBA along with Nobel Prize Winners in Economics like Harry Markowitz and William F. Sharpe.
|Founder & Chief Portfolio Strategist|
|May 2003 - Present (13 years 11 months)|
ETFguide.com is a leading provider of ETF news, data, and research on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The firm was founded in 2003 by Ron.
|Securities Exchange Commission|
|Series 7, 63, and 65|
|1996 / 2007|
|Having successfully passed securities examinations for the series 7, 63, and 65, Ron was a licensed registered representative and registered investment advisor from 1996-2007. Ron is also proud of his clean disciplinary history with the SEC and state regulators.|
|American Academy of Art|
|1987 / 1991|
|While many Wall Street people go to Harvard or Yale University to learn about business, Ron went to art school. While he's no longer active in the graphic arts industry, Ron deeply admires Paul Rand's work. He also enjoys observing the loose "art form" of less refined artists - financial artists like former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and ex-SEC Chairman, Christopher Cox.|
|Gents with No Cents|
|Half Full Publishing Group|
GENTS WITH NO CENTS explores a rarely examined side of Wall Street: Its childish antics. From accountants that can’t count, to financial regulators that don’t regulate, GENTS WITH NO CENTS will make you howl with laughter at their incompetence.