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Understanding Behavioral Aspects of Financial Planning and Investing


H. Kent Baker


American University - Kogod School of Business

Victor Ricciardi


Goucher College - Department of Business Management

March 1, 2015

Journal of Financial Planning, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp. 22-26

Abstract:     
Understanding fundamental human tendencies can help financial planners and advisers recognize behaviors that may interfere with clients achieving their long-term goals. The authors describe several well-established behavioral biases and suggest how to overcome them.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 5

Keywords: Investor psychology, personal finance, financial planning, trading and investing strategies, biases, investment theory, behavioral finance, behavioural finance, behavioral economics, client behavior, financial planner

JEL Classification: A12, D81, G00, G30, G10, M00, M10, M41


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Date posted: April 20, 2015  

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Baker, H. Kent and Ricciardi, Victor, Understanding Behavioral Aspects of Financial Planning and Investing (March 1, 2015). Journal of Financial Planning, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp. 22-26. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2596202

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H. Kent Baker
American University - Kogod School of Business ( email )
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20816-8044
United States
202-885-1949 (Phone)
202-885-1992 (Fax)
Victor Ricciardi (Contact Author)
Goucher College - Department of Business Management ( email )
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794
United States
410-337-6291 (Phone)
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