Causes of Financial Stress

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles: Your Portfolio: Maintaining Perspective Given the recent bumps in the stock market, we revisit an article written in late 2008, during the last market meltdown to give you some perspective. Financial turmoil can prompt an emotional response that causes investors to flee stock holdings. But…

 

Two Questions With Daniel Crosby

In this bonus audio, psychologist and behavioral finance expert Daniel Crosby explains his preference for a rule-based, low-turnover approach to investing. He then shares the biggest lesson he’s learned over the course of his career. You can see Crosby’s full interview in the January 2019 AAII Journal: Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Risk…

 

What Investments Do You Need?

While working on a new presentation about portfolio strategies, it occurred to me that there is an important question I should address: What investments does an individual investor need in their portfolio? Not specific names, but rather what types of investments. It’s a question that is not necessarily easy for many investors to answer. It’s…