Tag Archives: finance

  • Buy or Lease that next car?

    The old clunker sitting in the driveway is on its last leg, and you are trying to decide what’s next.  You always see those commercials with the nice shiny brand new cars and the payments advertised seem reasonable until you realize most of them are for a lease.  So, you are wondering if it makes […]

  • Behavioral Finance – Part III

    “If I had a million dollars…” is a refrain often spoken and contemplated. From song lyrics to day dreams, we spend time fantasizing about what we would do with such a large sum of money. For many, accumulating a million dollars seems unattainable, but in reality, it can be achieved. The keys are: utilizing a […]

  • Behavioral Finance – Part II

    “The investor’s chief problem—and even his worst enemy—is likely to be himself.” Why is this so? This paper, part two of a series, uses the tenets of behavioral finance to examine how and why our actions often impede good financial decision making. In part one, (SAF Behavioral Finance – Part I) we introduced the topic […]