Posts Categorized: Investor Behavior

Is Your Investor Hindsight 20/20?

How many times have you checked the news only to triumphantly proclaim, “I knew that was going to happen!”  You might feel perceptive, but there are few predictable outcomes when it comes to the stock market. What’s a responsible investor to do? Click here to find out how to tailor a well-diversified portfolio in order… Read more »

It’s OK to Be Emotional About Your Portfolio

The textbooks may be wrong. Investors are not often rational creatures and won’t always be comfortable with the “perfect” investment plan. Perhaps some favor only domestic stocks even though having a globally-diversified portfolio can be more economically advantageous. New research explores how some investment decisions ruled by our “wants” rather than what’s considered good for… Read more »

Latte Factor Calcuator

Minor expenses (such as that $5 a day coffee habit) can cost you thousands over a 10 year period. After putting your expenses into this helpful calculator, you’ll never look at your Starbucks trips the same way again.

Lifestyle Creep

Finally enjoying that well-deserved raise or bonus?  One of the biggest threats to our financial security is living beyond our means.  How can we stay focused on achieving our financials goals?   The next article provides insight on maintaining measured spending despite temptations to upgrade your lifestyle and smart ways to put extra money to work for you…. Read more »