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  1. How can CCM's approach bring peace of mind?  Answer

  2. What type of investor is a good fit for your firm’s approach?  Answer

  3. How does your model use facts and logic to minimize the odds of repeating common and emotionally-driven investment missteps?  Answer

  4. What key issue prevents countless investors from participating in multiple-year bullish moves in the stock market?  Answer 

  5. How was the model developed?  Answer

  6. How does your model leverage the power of market fractals?  Answer

  7. What separates the CCM Market Model from traditional investment methodologies?  Answer

  8. Why is "beating the market" every year a flawed investment goal?  Answer

  9. Is there any statistical backing to the theory that markets typically tip their hand before significant declines?  Answer 

  10. Can you provide some examples of how observable evidence was helpful before major events and market moves?  Answer 

  11. Does the model only allocate between stock and bond ETFs?  Answer

  12. How is your model different from most robo-advisors?   Answer

  13. How does the model handle investors that need income?  Answer

  14. How do investors make money and why is the primary trend so important?  Answer

  15. Can computer algorithms make better probabilistic forecasts than humans?  Answer

  16. Is the CCM Market Model a form of artificial intelligence (AI)?  Answer

  17. How does narrow framing hurt investors and how does your approach help?  Answer

  18. How does the model incorporate fundamental data, including valuations?  Answer 

  19. Why is discipline so critical to success?  Answer

  20. Why does the model invest in ETFs, instead of individual stocks or individual bonds?  Answer

  21. Can the model be tailored to my personal risk tolerance?  Answer 

  22. Is the market model the holy grail of investing?  Answer

  23. How can I cost justify your management fees versus low-fee options?  Answer

  24. Are ETFs tax efficient relative to mutual funds?  Answer

  25. What about trading costs and taxes?  Answer

  26. We often are told “stocks always come back”, but how many years can it take to get back to breakeven?  Answer 

  27. What about black swans or an event similar to 1987?  Answer 

  28. Assuming I begin with a 100% cash deposit or transfer, how would you invest my money?  Answer

  29. How did you avoid "curve fitting" when you built the CCM Market Model?  Answer

  30. Can the market model short stocks?  Answer

  31. Is it better to run the market model in an IRA/tax-deferred account?  Answer

 

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