Larry Swedroe

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Larry Swedroe
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Alma materNew York University
OccupationAuthor, financial adviser
OrganizationBuckingham Asset Management
Known forInvesting, behavioral finance
Notable work
Wise Investing Made Simpler,
The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan,
The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy

Larry Swedroe is a reading list author.

Larry Swedroe is a principal and the director of research of Buckingham Asset Management[1] and BAM Advisor Services.[2][3]

Previously, Larry was Vice-Chairman of Prudential Home Mortgage, the nation’s second largest home mortgage lender. He has held positions at Citicorp as Senior Vice-President and Regional Treasurer, responsible for treasury, foreign exchange and investment banking activities, including risk management strategies.

Larry has an MBA in Finance and Investment from NYU, and a BA in Finance from Baruch College. He has contributed over 15,700 posts to the Diehard/Boglehead forums and is the author of 17 books.


  • The Incredible Shrinking Alpha: And What You Can Do to Escape Its Clutches (co-authored with Andrew L. Berkin) (January 14, 2015) ISBN 0692336516
  • Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make and How to Avoid Them (co-authored with RC Balaban) (Nov 17, 2011) ISBN 0071786821
  • The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need: The Good, the Flawed, the Bad, and the Ugly (co-authored with Jared Kizer) (Nov 12, 2008) ISBN 1576603105
  • The Only Guide to a Winning Bond Strategy You’ll Ever Need (co-authored with Joseph H. Hempen) (Mar 7, 2006) ISBN 0312353634
  • The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You'll Ever Need (May 1, 1998) ISBN 0525944354
  • The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan (co-authored with Kevin Grogan, Tiya Lim) (Jul 2, 2010) ISBN 0470929715
  • The Quest for Alpha: The Holy Grail of Investing (Dec 20, 2010) ISBN 1118005708
  • Rational Investing in Irrational Times (Jun 17, 2002) ISBN 0312291302
  • Reducing the Risk of Black Swans: Using the Science of Investing to Capture Returns With Less Volatility (co-authored with Kevin Grogan) (April 30, 2014) ISBN 0615992978
  • The Successful Investor Today: 14 Simple Truths You Must Know When You Invest (Sep 24, 2003) ISBN 0312309791
  • Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett: The Winning Strategy to Help You Achieve Your Financial and Life Goals (Nov 20, 2012) ISBN 0071809953
  • What Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know: How You Can Build Real Wealth Investing in Index Fund (Oct 21, 2004) ISBN 0312335725
  • Wise Investing Made Simple (Sep 1, 2007) ISBN 0976657422
  • Wise Investing Made Simpler (Jun 29, 2010) ISBN 0976657457
  • Your Complete Guide to Factor-Based Investing: The Way Smart Money Invests Today (co-authored with Andrew L Berkin) (October 7, 2016) ISBN 0692783652
  • Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement (co-authored with Kevin Grogan) (January 7, 2019) ISBN 978-0857197320 is an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made through


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  1. Buckingham Asset Management
  2. BAM Advisor Services
  3. "Larry E. Swedroe". Bloomberg. Retrieved December 14, 2015.