Andrew Miller: ‘No Index Is Truly Passive’ – Morningstar

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Our guest this week is Andrew Miller. Andrew is a partner at Creative Planning where he advises clients on financial planning and investment issues. Prior to joining Creative Planning in 2020, Andrew was a partner at Miller Financial Management, where he focused on portfolio construction, financial and tax planning, as well as investment management. He’s active on social media–you can find him on Twitter @millerak42–and has authored research on various financial-planning and investing topics that you can find online. Andrew is a CFA charterholder and also is a certified financial planner. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University.

Background

Bio

General

Alpha, Beta, and Now … Gamma,” by David Blanchett and Paul Kaplan, Morningstar.com, Aug. 28, 2013.

Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction

Alternative Investments–A Field Manual,” by Andrew Miller, alphaarchitect.com, Oct. 3, 2019.

Who’s Afraid of a Big Bad Bear? Many Investors Shouldn’t Be That Concerned,” by Andrew Miller, alphaarchitect.com, March 2, 2018.

Investing

What Is Home Country Bias?

Investors Have Fewer Reasons Than Ever for Home Bias,” by Ben Johnson, Morningstar.com, June 7, 2019.

The Illiquidity Discount?” by Cliff Asness, aqr.com, Dec. 19, 2019.

Rebalance Your Portfolio? You Are a Market Timer and Here’s What to Consider,” by Andrew Miller, alphaarchitect.com, March 23, 2017.

Large-Cap Price-to-Book Investing: What Is Dead May Never Die,” by Andrew Miller, alphaarchitect.com, June 25, 2019.

Upside-Down Markets: Profits, Inflation and Equity Valuation in Fiscal Policy Regimes,” by Jesse Livermore, osam.com, September 2020.

What Is FRED?

Retirement

Using Trend-Following Managed Futures to Increase Expected Withdrawal Rates,” by Andrew Miller,

Papers.ssrn.com, Oct. 7, 2017.

Using Flexible Spending to Achieve Financial Goals,” by Andrew Miller, alphaarchitect.com, March 5, 2019.

Should Retirees Still Follow the 4% Rule? The Long View podcast, Morningstar.com, Dec. 23, 2021.

The State of Retirement Income: Safe Withdrawal Rates,” by Christine Benz, Jeffrey Ptak, and John Rekenthaler, Morningstar.com, Nov. 11, 2021.