Kent Thune

Kent ThuneResearch Lead

Kent Thune is Research Lead for, focusing on educational content, thought leadership, content management and search engine optimization. Before joining, he wrote for numerous investment websites, including Seeking Alpha and Kiplinger. 


Kent holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is a practicing Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) with 25 years of experience managing investments, guiding clients through some of the worst economic and market environments in U.S. history. He has also served as an adjunct professor, teaching classes for The College of Charleston and Trident Technical College on the topics of retirement planning, business finance, and entrepreneurship. 


Kent founded a registered investment advisory firm in 2006 and is based in Hilton Head Island, SC, where he lives with his wife and two sons. Outside of work, Kent enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, and working on his philosophy book, which he plans to publish in the coming year.

Latest Content

China Economy

Yellen Warns of ‘China Shock’ as EV ETFs Languish

Kent Thune | Apr 11, 2024
Best ETFs

The Best ETFs for Inflation in 2024

Kent Thune | Apr 10, 2024 Guides

Direct Indexing: What Is It and Who Should Invest?

Kent Thune | Apr 10, 2024
ETF of the Week

ETF Spotlight: SLV Surfing Silver’s Wave in 2024

Kent Thune | Apr 05, 2024
Precious Metals

Precious Metals ETFs Outshining S&P 500 in 2024

Kent Thune | Apr 04, 2024 Awards

Best Active ETFs Category Led by Disruptive Innovation

Kent Thune | Apr 03, 2024 Awards

The AMPD ETF: Innovative Diversification Tool

Kent Thune | Apr 02, 2024
Small Cap Investing

Small Cap Stocks: Everything You Need to Know

Kent Thune | Apr 01, 2024

What Is PCE Inflation and How Does It Affect ETFs?

Kent Thune | Mar 29, 2024
Top Performers

5 Best Oil and Gas ETFs by 2024 Performance

Kent Thune | Mar 28, 2024