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When you are planning your financial future, don't let your under or overconfidence get in the way. Behavioral finance has shown us that we need to be guided by more concrete things than emotions or feelings, such as the facts and proper investment research. Work out where you really are with your financial planner today.
You might think that if you wish hard enough or wave a magic wand, you will make a huge profit on your investments. But making a wish is not enough. Good investment planning and personal finance decisions require logic, not wishes. Read this article to find out why.
In today's world, where there are more and more women office workers and top women CEOs, what do men really think about women in the workplace? Shaunti Feldhahn, author of The Male Factor, tells us in this transcript of her interview on the Goldstein on Gelt show.
In today's world, with the growth of high tech, internet industry is developing and spreading. In this interview with Warren Adelman of GoDaddy, president and chief operating officer of GoDaddy.com, find out how internet business is taking over the world.
What's the secret of true talent? And how can we stay optimistic when things seem bleak? Geoff Colvin of Fortune Magazine, author of "Talent is Overrated," shared the secrets of how to remain optimistic and make the most of our gifts on the Goldstein on Gelt show.
What's the secret of business success? Many people believe that it's all about taking risks and working hard, but the statistics show that most small enterprises are likely to fail even if their owners are working all day. According to Michael E. Gerber, author of The E-Myth, many commonly followed business practices are nothing more than myths. So what's the truth behind the business success stories that you sometimes read about in the news? Read this article to find out.
How do you assess the level of investment risk that is most appropriate for your financial situation? How should you choose between stocks and bonds? These are good questions for your financial planner, who often feels more like a matchmaker than a money manager.
Many women take time off in the middle of their career in order to raise their kids. Returning to the work force may be difficult, so here some tips for working moms. Expert therapist Diane Lang provides some great ideas for moms who are thinking of going back to work.
When you consider your investment dividends, are you afraid of financial risk? Logically, the best approach for maximizing a return on investment is to create a diversified portfolio, but many of us are deterred by our fear of market risk, making us seek our profits only in places where there is the least investment risk, even if this means getting a lower return.
What is the future of the music industry today? With the advent of the internet, music management has become totally different, with free downloads and iTunes instead of vinyl records or tapes. Read the transcript of an interview with Dr. Daniel Levitin, a professor at McGill University who specializes in the psychology of music, to find out more.
The history of Goldman Sachs is one of power and money, and it is a reflection of life on Wall Street. In this transcript of an interview that took place on the Goldstein on Gelt show, William Cohan, the author of Money and Power and House of Cards, speaks about Wall Street today in the wake of the Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns crashes.
We don't only make money in order to get rich. We also want to help others who are less fortunate than ourselves. Strategic philanthropy, where we can help others, is just as important as business techniques. Learn to give as well as to earn.
Today, more and more people are living to old age, and we need to support them. Therefore, the issue of old age health is becoming extremely important. Dr. Aubrey de Grey provides some answers about the improvements of the quality of life for elderly people and what the future holds for all of us as we grow old.
A History of Financial Behavior shows that we may behave more like cavemen than we would like to think. Ken Fisher, CEO of Fisher Investments Company, and Forbes' portfolio strategy columnist, shared his insights on behavioral finance and how it changed (or not) throughout history.