Behavioral Finance

Chase for Performance is On

The chase for performance is on.  Since this year’s presidential election there has been a meltup in the stock market and a meltdown in the bond market.  

What are your Portfolio Performance Expectations?

In the story of Alice in Wonderland, Alice arrives at a fork in the road and wonders aloud which road to take. A smiling Cheshire Cat appears and asks her what her destination is, to which she replies, “I don’t know.” The toothy cat then proffers the only possible response, “Well, then it doesn’t matter.”

Our Biggest Financial Challenges are often Self-Inflicted

In many respects, people can be their own worst enemies in their quest for financial security. When you consider that our lives are nothing more than a culmination of the decisions we make each day, if we tend to make more bad decisions than good decisions, or worse, if we can’t make decisions at all, it’s should be no surprise when financial security  remains elusive.

Active vs. Passive Investing

Institutional money managers running various mutual funds or hedge funds are for most part paid to apply their knowledge to pick investments that will beat their benchmarks by identifying, analyzing and selecting the next winners from the wide universe

Confirmation Bias Effect on Investing

Have you made up your mind on just about everything, even before you know what it is? For instance, when you meet someone, is your opinion of the person formed from the first impression? Or, when you hear a political argument from the other side, is your mind opened or closed?

The Keys to Building Wealth

For many Americans, building true wealth might seem elusive, even illusory considering that many people, who very recently were sitting on six and seven figure 401k plans and home equity values, now feel unprepared for retirement. The lessons learned from the financial crisis is that wealth can be fleeting.

Goal Based Investing

In a world where you are presented with numerous investment opportunities be it in financial assets, real estate, arts and collectibles, or private businesses how do you decide which investment is the best one?  Ho

Challenges In Reaching Your Financial Goals

Most people will have many challenges in reaching their long term financial goals.

Investment Advice from Your Uncle Polonius

GMO Capital Jeremy Grantham latest newsletter once again is very insightful especially how he explained some of the basic concepts in the investing. He cleverly used Polonius a character in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet for describing and giving these investment advice.

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