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  • 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 […]

  • Is it Summer or Fall?

    People in the U.S. sometimes debate whether September is a summer or an autumn month. For some, the Labor Day holiday marks the end of summer. For those with a more scientific point of view, September 23rd is halfway between the summer and winter solstices, meaning September 23rd marks the first day of fall. In […]