TFO-TDC, LLC dba TDC Investment Advisory is an SEC registered investment adviser. By using this website, you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. TDC Investment Advisory’s investment advisory services are available only to residents of the United States in jurisdictions where TDC Investment Advisory is registered. Nothing on this website should be considered an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any historical returns, expected returns or probability projections are hypothetical in nature and may not reflect actual future performance. The content on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a complete description of TDC Investment Advisory’s investment advisory services. Certain investments are not suitable for all investors and are not available to all TDC Investment Advisory Clients. Before investing, consider your investment objectives and TDC Investment Advisory’s fees.

This website is a publication of TFO-TDC, LLC. Information presented is believed to be factual and up-to-date, but we do not guarantee its accuracy and it should not be regarded as a complete analysis of the subjects discussed. All expressions of opinion reflect the judgment of the authors as of the date of publication and are subject to change. No content should be construed as personalized investment advice or as an offer to buy or sell, or a solicitation of any offer to buy or sell the securities mentioned. A professional adviser should be engaged before implementing any of the strategies suggested. Images and photographs are included for the sole purpose of visually enhancing the website. None of them are photographs of current or former clients. They should not be construed as an endorsement or testimonial from any of the persons in the photograph.
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Legal and tax information provided is general in nature. Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation. TFO-TDC, LLC is not engaged in the practice of law or accounting.

TFO-TDC, LLC is registered as an investment adviser with the SEC and only transacts business in states where it is properly registered, or is excluded or exempted from registration requirements. SEC registration does not constitute an endorsement of the firm by the Commission nor does it indicate that the adviser has attained a particular level of skill or ability.

TFO-TDC’s investment philosophy is based on the research of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) and Nobel Prize winning laureate Eugene Fama (2013) and Ken French.   Fama and French are not associated with TFO-TDC, LLC. However, through the use of DFA mutual funds, TFO-TDC uses investment strategies guided by French/Fama’s academic work and five-factor model.

Past performance may not be indicative of future results. Therefore, no current or prospective client should assume that the future performance of any specific investment or strategy will be profitable or equal to past performance levels.

All investment strategies have the potential for profit or loss. Changes in investment strategies, contributions or withdrawals, and economic conditions, may materially alter the performance of your portfolio. There are no assurances that a portfolio will match or outperform any particular benchmark. Asset allocation and diversification do not assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses. Past performance is not a guarantee of future investment success.

Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that any specific investment will either be suitable or profitable for a client’s investment portfolio. There are no assurances that a portfolio will match or outperform any particular benchmark.

Professional Designations Defined:

ChFC® – Chartered Financial Consultant®
CRPS® – Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist®
CPFA – Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor
CFP® – Certified Financial Planner®
CPA – Certfied Public Accountant
CFE – Certified Financial Educator
PFS – Personal Financial Specialist

Award Disclosures

Disclosures Regarding Awards and Recognitions Granted to TDC Investment Advisory and Its Professionals

Awards and recognitions by unaffiliated rating services, companies, and/or publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if TFO-TDC, LLC (“TFO-TDC”) is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services; nor should they be construed as a current or past endorsement of TFO-TDC  or its representatives by any of its clients.

Rankings published by magazines and others are generally based exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized adviser. Moreover, with regard to all performance information contained herein, directly or indirectly, if any, users should note that past results are not indicative of future results. Please see below for a more detailed description of the criteria used with respect to the awards and recognitions granted to TDC Investment Advisory and, as indicated below, its individual employees.

Toledo Blade – Top Places to Work 2018 –  TDC Investment Advisory is honored to receive this award for 2018 as a small company in Northwest Ohio region (74 or fewer employees). TDC Investment Advisory did pay to participate in and distribute the survey results. If you would like more information about this award or topic, please contact TDC Investment Advisory at 419.891.9999.