Michael McClary

Michael McClary is CIO of Akron, Ohio-based TOPS/ValMark Advisers, which is a leading national independent wealth manager with about $5 billion in ETF assets.

ETF Strategist Corner

Active No Longer The Default

Advisors now need to have very good reasons for using active products.

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The Investor’s Carnival Game: Market Timing

When discipline is absent, mistakes happen and money is lost.

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The Crucial Art That’s Lost With Portfolios On Auto Pilot

Innovation has done great things for investors everywhere, but the value of the human touch can’t be underestimated in investing.

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5 Focus Areas For A Fixed Income Plan

When building a fixed-income game plan, consider these attributes for your portfolio.

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Emerging Market Local Debt ETFs Ripen

After being battered over the past few years by a strong dollar, EM sovereign debt climbing back.

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‘Mind The Gap’ In TIPS

The TIPS spread is a valuable tool for making portfolio decisions.

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Helicopter Parents Have Left Investors

As the Fed raises rates, the comfort level for investors is fleeting.

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4 Ways Govt. Impacts Your Investments

More and more, government regulations are impacting the investment world.

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Are You An Investor Or Speculator?

Recent disappointment in diversified portfolios is a lesson, not a reason to change.