Troy Adkins

Mr. Adkins has over a decade of institutional investment consulting experience. Mr. Adkins area of specialty includes conducting investment manager research and investment manager searches, conducting retirement plan provider searches, drafting investment policy statements, generating GIPS compliant investment performance monitoring reports, conducting equity and fixed income attribution analyses, conducting financial cost analyses, and writing investment-related articles.


Mr. Adkins has written articles for Forbes, including What the National Debt Means to You and Redefining Investor Risk, his article Risks to Consider Before Investing in Bonds was published by Investor's Business Daily, and his article Six Problems With 401k Plans was published in more than 150 newspapers nationwide.



As an interest in public policy, Mr. Adkins has developed an Internet-based residential real estate analysis software application that allows prospective homebuyers to use patent-pending financial methodology in order to generate a comprehensive, accurate, automated, user friendly, and affordable residential real estate analysis. For more information please visit the website: http://residentialrealestateanalysis.com.



Mr. Adkins holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, an Undergraduate Degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Kentucky, and is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. Mr. Adkins holds the FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative designation and the FINRA Series 63 Uniformed State Law designation. In addition, Mr. Adkins holds a residential real estate license, and has passed the Level I and II Chartered Financial Analyst examinations.



Mr. Adkins lives in New York City.

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  1. Budgeting

    Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Calculate how much your property will need to appreciate to cover the costs of owning it.
  2. As the national debt per capita increases, the likelihood of the government defaulting on its debt service obligation increases.
    Economics

    What The National Debt Means To You

    The U.S. deficit seems to grow every year. But how does it actually affect you?
  3. Savings

    5 Resources To Learn To Retire Rich

    Find out what you need to know to plan for retirement, and which resources do the best job of showing the way.
  4. Investing

    There Are More Ways To Invest In Land Than You Think

    You don't have to have a huge amount of capital to invest in land. You have many other options, including land-related ETFs and ETNs.
  5. Investing Basics

    The SEC’s EDGAR System: Use It Fearlessly!

    Navigate the SEC's EDGAR database system without fear.
  6. The Bitcoin peer-to-peer digital currency system has experienced a dramatic increase in popularity.
    Investing News

    Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles

    Investopedia explains the development of the Bitcoin digital currency system and the risks associated with using and investing in it.
  7. Capital can be raised by issuing either stocks or bonds which make up a firm's capital structure.
    Investing Basics

    The Optimal Use Of Financial Leverage In A Corporate Capital ...

    The amount of debt and equity that makes up a company's capital structure has many risk and return implications.
  8. Forward contracts are traded amongst hedgers and traders in locations across the globe.
    Options & Futures

    Why Forward Contracts Are The Foundation Of All Derivatives

    This article expands on the complex structure of derivatives by explaining how an investor can assess interest rate parity and implement covered interest arbitrage by using a currency forward contract ...
  9. Investing Basics

    Understanding And Playing The Dow Jones Industrial Average

    Learn strategies for investing in this price-weighted index and how to interpret its movements.
  10. Investing Basics

    Warding Off Hostile Takeovers

    The purpose of this article is to provide a general overview of hostile corporate takeovers, while highlighting a general course of action against such activity. This article provides basic information ...
  11. Investing Basics

    Active Investment Management Misses The Mark

    Active investment management offers little advantage in the secondary capital markets.
  12. Economics

    The Link Between The Fed, Money, Debt And Taxes

    Assets on the Fed's balance sheet, money supply level, national debt level and economic production should be maintained in equilibrium.
  13. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Active Management: Is It Working For You?

    There are guidelines to be followed when comparing an actively-managed investment strategy with a benchmark.
  14. Bonds & Fixed Income

    Risks To Consider Before Investing In Bonds

    Make sure you understand the risks associated with bonds before making an investment decision.
  15. Home & Auto

    When Owning Your Home Doesn't Pay

    You may think it's better to own than rent, but there are many overlooked costs that could change your mind.
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