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

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

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

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

  17. Why is discipline so critical to success?  Answer

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

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

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

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

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

  23. What about trading costs and taxes?  Answer

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

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

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

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

  28. Can the market model short stocks?  Answer

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

 

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