Ideas Exchange 2014 Tim Hodgson looks at Not what is; What can be

Chasing alpha is a negative sum game and Thinking Ahead Institute head Tim Hodgson contends the investment industry spends too much effort there and not enough into growing average returns for the benefit of the end saver. This five minute video begins with a thought experiment to demonstrate how a different approach to fees can result in significant boosts to funds flowing through to end savers, instead of the current situation where layers of costs erode savings. Tim points to the role of the Thinking Ahead Institute in changing the industry’s focus.