Brigitte Madrian’s Power of Suggestion — and How It Improved Retirement
The Harvard economist won the 2015 Achievement in Applied Retirement Research Award for showing how to boost 401(k) participation.
Finance Has Caught On to Behavioral Economics
The next time some macroeconomist tells you that behavioral economics is passé, tell them that behavioral finance is alive and well.
UBS Makes Case for Borrowing as an Investment Strategy
If 2%-plus yields on 10-year Treasuries don't excite you, then logic dictates you should take the other side of the trade — by borrowing cheaply.
Daniel Kahneman: Father of Behavioral Finance—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Behavioral finance has become widely accepted in financial planning circles as the industry recognizes that sometimes perfectly intelligent clients do very stupid things.
Kahneman: Clients Driven by Losses, Not Gains
Advice from the father of behavioral finance on the perils of hindsight, the power of client regret and what really sets apart Warren Buffett.
The Qualities That Make Fama a Mensch, Says French
Eugene Fama is known above all for his asset-pricing model; less well known publicly is that he is also a role model.
Research Affiliates Gives Its Forecasts Away for Free
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Gene Fama: When’s the Right Time for Active Investing? Never
The Nobel laureate remains a true believer in efficient markets and passive investing and blasts behavioral economists who "dredge for anomalies."
What It Takes for a Rookie Advisor to Survive, Part 2
More in Bill Good's series on how a rookie advisor can make it, from cold calling insights to prospect management.
How to Frame Annuities More Attractively
New research points to ways of increasing annuities' appeal.