Investing and Emotions Shouldn’t Mix (But They do Anyway)

You may have heard that investing should be a completely emotion-less endeavor: that it’s more of a science than art, and that you should stick to a system. I think that’s all true, but it’s easier said than done. Emotions have no place in investing, but the fact is that they’re there anyway. Why does […]

Investor vs Investment Returns

Is there any proof that behavior matters in investing? One way to find out is to see how investors’ actual returns compare to the investments they use. That is: if you invested in a mutual fund, did your returns match the returns earned in the mutual fund (and go along for the ride) or did […]