Articles under “behavioral economics”

Tax-loss harvesting as a behavioral tool

It’s extremely hard to invest when markets are down. We all know it’s the “right” thing to do, but it’s hard to act in the face of fear.

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The Right and Wrong Reasons to Change Your Risk Tolerance

Our clients sometimes ask us how often they should change their risk tolerance score. The answer is: Not often.

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Invest Despite Volatility

Many facets of investing are counterintuitive. Investment strategies that feel right seldom are.

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Meir Statman on What Investors Really Want

Meir Statman, a member of Wealthfront’s investment advisory board, is a leader in the field of behavioral finance. He has researched and written much about investor behavior and its reflection in capital markets.

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