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Understanding Why You Invest as You Do – A Look at Your Financial Personality

Use your brain, don’t act emotionally – that’s generally the advice given to individuals when they invest.  Unfortunately, it’s impossible to take your financial personality and your emotions out of investment decisions.  In Chapter 1 of Personal Finance, Turning Money … Continue reading

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Finance in the News & Class Discussion: Now May Be a Time for Risk-Taking

In Chapter 1 we introduce the “Ten Prinicples of Personal Finance”, and number 8 on that list is Risk and Return Go Hand–in-Hand.  It’s hard to make much of a return if you aren’t willing to take on some risk … Continue reading

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