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In the News


From faith-based investing to social activism,
some wealth managers serve clients with a
different kind of mission statement

Download the full CFA Institute Magazine article here.


Faith-based investing doesn’t mean
you have to forgo profits.

Download the full Kiplinger's Personal Finance article here.


Ave Maria Funds claim investors don’t have
to sacrifice returns to invest according to
Catholic teachings

Download the full Investment Advisor article here.

Press Releases

  • September 5, 2013: Ave Maria Mutual Funds Celebrates Milestone and Opens Branch Office
  • September 7, 2011: Adviser to Ave Maria Mutual Funds Opens Branch Office in Florida
  • May 3, 2010: Ave Maria Mutual Funds Add Ave Maria World Equity Fund
  • May 1, 2007: Coach Lou Holtz replaces Bowie Kuhn on Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ Advisory Board
  • January 26, 2007: Ave Maria Rising in Assets and Shareholders…
    • Magazines

      Since the inception of the Ave Maria Catholic Values Fund in 2001, the Ave Maria Mutual Funds have appeared in numerous magazines, including:

      • Financial Times
      • SmartMoney
      • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
      • Forbes
      • Business Week
      • Legatus Magazine
      • Investment Advisor Magazine
      • Investment News
        • Newspapers

          In addition, there have been articles in national and regional newspapers, including:

          • Wall Street Journal
          • Chicago Tribune
          • Detroit Free Press
          • Detroit News
          • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
          • Sacramento Bee
          • and many more
            • Television

              Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ portfolio managers have been interviewed on:

              • CNBC
              • CNNfn
              • Bloomberg Television
              • Fox News
              • TheStreet.com TV
              • PBS’s Wall Street Week with Fortune
              • George Schwartz, co-portfolio manager of the Ave Maria Catholic Values Fund, and Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), Founding Chairman of the Catholic Advisory Board appeared on EWTN’s World Over Live with Raymond Arroyo on two occasions
                • Advertising

                  Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ advertisements have appeared nationally in Catholic publications such as Crisis Magazine, Our Sunday Visitor, National Catholic Register, Catholic Digest, The Wanderer and many more. We have also advertised in The National Review and on various radio stations throughout the country.


                  If you would like to schedule an interview with one of our portfolio managers or analysts, please contact:

                  Michael J. Richter
                  Director of Marketing
                  Ave Maria Mutual Funds &
                  Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc.
                  801 West Ann Arbor Trail, Suite 244
                  Plymouth, MI 48170

                  Main: 734.455.7777
                  Direct: 734.455.7810
                  Fax: 734.455.7720

                  Email: mjr@schwartzinvest.com