Articles under “women investors”

Closing the Gap

When I speak to women’s groups about investing, I often share my own story of when I was starting out. After a few years of earnestly saving, I hired a financial adviser who put my savings to work in the market.

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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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Move Over Man Bacon, Let The Women Investors Sizzle

As we’ve written before, research suggests that women tend to be better investors than men, because they trade less often and take fewer risks. But women are prone to one big mistake: They don’t participate enough in the market.

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How Men And Women Trip Up (Differently) As Investors

Last week, we wrote about the Library of Congress’s report on nine stupid mistakes investors make. Library researchers turned up academic research that shed light on investors’ misguided behavior, such as momentum investing and trading too often.

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