Benjamin F. Cummings

The American College of Financial Services

Associate Professor of Behavioral Finance

270 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Effect of Mutual Fund Fees on Performance: A Review of the Literature for Practitioners

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Benjamin F. Cummings
The American College of Financial Services
Downloads 301 (94,671)

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mutual fund fees, mutual fund performance

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The Economics of Fiduciary Investment Advice

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Michael S. Finke and Benjamin F. Cummings
The American College and The American College of Financial Services
Downloads 295 (96,748)
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The Impact of Financial Advisors on the Subsequent Wealth of Older Adults

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2014
Benjamin F. Cummings and Russell N. James
The American College of Financial Services and Texas Tech University
Downloads 266 (108,007)

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financial advice, household finance, financial advisor, AHEAD, equity market participation

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Bounded Rationality Strikes Again: The Impact of Cognitive Ability and Financial Planners on Roth IRA Adoption and Ownership

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Benjamin F. Cummings, Michael S. Finke and Russell N. James
The American College of Financial Services, The American College and Texas Tech University
Downloads 182 (156,224)

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cognitive ability, financial planner, Roth IRA, National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY)

5.

Saving for a Bleaker Tomorrow: iOMe Challenge 2010

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2011
Texas Tech University, The American College of Financial Services, The American College, Texas Tech University - Department of Personal Financial Planning and Texas Tech University - Applied and Professional Studies
Downloads 155 (179,603)

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Retirement Policy, Social Security, Household Finance

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Determinants of Seeking Financial Advice Among Older Adults

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2014
Benjamin F. Cummings and Russell N. James
The American College of Financial Services and Texas Tech University
Downloads 65 (324,081)

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financial advice, help seeking, widowhood, financial advisor, AHEAD

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Determinants of the Stated Probability of Purchase for Longevity Insurance

Guillemette, M. A., Martin, T. K., Cummings, B. F. and James, R. N. (2015). Determinants of the stated probability of purchase for longevity insurance. Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice, 41(1), 4-23.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Texas Tech University - Department of Personal Financial Planning, University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, The American College of Financial Services and Texas Tech University
Downloads 62 (331,915)

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longevity insurance, deferred annuity, annuitization

8.

Victim Characteristics of Investment Fraud

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Oct 2018
Steven Lee, Benjamin F. Cummings and Jason Martin
The American College of Financial Services, The American College of Financial Services and Swarthmore College
Downloads 47 (377,238)

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fraud, investment fraud, behavioral finance, victim characteristics, fraud languages

9.

The Value of Financial Designations: A Consumer Perspective

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Sterling Raskie, Jason Martin, Craig Lemoine and Benjamin F. Cummings
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, The American College of Financial Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and The American College of Financial Services
Downloads 30 (442,354)

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Financial Planning, Wealth Management

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The Role of Financial Professionals and Charitable Donations on Inter Vivos Gifting

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Benjamin F. Cummings
The American College of Financial Services
Downloads 27 (456,605)

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inter vivos gifts, charitable giving, financial professionals, tax planning

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Chapter 6: Financial Planners and Advisors

Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets. H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Victor Ricciardi, editors, 97-117, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Benjamin F. Cummings
The American College of Financial Services

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behavioral finance, behavioural finance, financial planners, financial advisors, agency costs, conflicts of interest, registered investment advisers, broker-dealers