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It’s a bias that’s been observed for perhaps thousands of years, a tendency to overvalue what we already possess.
As investors get closer to retirement, they often start to think more about bonds—and about reducing risk.
Where analytical models and algorithms outperform human judgment, it’s still so tempting to just go with your gut.
If you’ve ever looked at investing in exchange-traded funds (or ETFs), how did you decide which were right for you? There might be some blind spots in your decision-making process.
We’re wired to search for order in the world. It’s how we learn and construct meaning. But often we see patterns in mere happenstance.
We all have goals. Juggling multiple goals in a world of finite time and money can be tough. Whatever your goal in life is, can you name the steps you need to take in order to actually achieve it?
How you divide your money and time is influenced by a cognitive bias—but it’s one that you can put to good use.
People are hardwired to value earning money more than saving it. In this episode, Mark Riepe and Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz discuss both saving and spending strategies.
Giving: It’s one simple behavior that’s been shown to increase happiness.
Calculating the performance of your portfolio can be tricky. If you don’t get it right, you might not be able to answer the pivotal question of whether or not you need adjust your mix of investments.