Many financial advisors say, “Index funds are dangerous when the stock market falls. Actively managed professionals can save you from such crashes.”

Unfortunately for them, real-world data says they’re wrong.

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I explain that data at AssetBuilder

Should You Add Some Actively Managed Funds To Your Portfolio of Indexes?
About 27 years ago, investment columnist Scott Burns created the Couch Potato Portfolio. Like many great ideas, it was elegant and simple. It was a split between a stock market index and a bond market index. Like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Scott Burns pulled the curtain back on Wall Street and i…