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The Risks of Alternative Yield-Seeking Strategies

With interest rates so low, yield-seeking strategies can be tempting. But they come with some significant drawbacks. Jared Kizer unpacks three reasons why you would be better off taking the risk that comes with such strategies through equities.

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Jared Kizer, Chief Investment Officer

The BAM ALLIANCE

Jared Kizer is Chief Investment Officer for the BAM ALLIANCE.

In 2008, Jared co-authored the book The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need with financial author Larry Swedroe. Jared has written several articles on topics including retirement planning and investment policy. His work has been published in The Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Indexes and indexuniverse.com. Jared has made appearances on local and national television, including Bloomberg Television. Additionally, he writes the blog Multifactor World.

Jared holds a master’s degree in finance from Washington University in St. Louis.

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