Investing, Speculation And Gambling
Immediately after I introduce myself as a finance or investment professional, the first question I get asked is “How’s the market doing? Is it a good time to invest?” This is usually followed by “So which are the stocks/ sectors do you think will do well this year?”
How financial jargon destroys investor confidence and keeps them from investing
How long is ‘long-term’ when it comes to investing?
Every article you read and investment program you watch on TV will tell you that you should be investing for the long-term. There are two reasons for this.
Risk Assessment And Asset Allocation
Financial planning theory recommends a methodical approach to investing
How not to choose a mutual fund.
Past Performance (by itself) is a really bad indicator of future returns
Are Too Many Investment Choices Hurting Your Financial Well-Being?
One of the key inputs into Scripbox came from the world of behavioural economics or study of how human emotional and social factors affect economic decision making.
More mutual funds than stocks!
“Which fund do I invest in?” is a question we’re asked constantly by investors. It’s an important question because your choice of a mutual fund could mean the difference between driving a car or a bicycle; or whether your kids can go to the college of their choice.