6 Ways To Use Market Psychology For Good Not Evil

2022-08-01T15:08:54+00:00August 15, 2022|Blog, Financial Planning Psychology, Investments|

Our financial market is in a volatile state. Stocks are down, inflation is sky high, interest rates are increasing, and faith in the market is dwindling. When financial instability becomes mainstream, many people’s thoughts and attitudes toward their money follow suit. This phenomenon is known as market psychology, and market psychology represents the overall sentiment investors carry toward the stock market at any given time.  And right now, it’s not all that pretty. Market psychology [...]

Why Timing The Market Doesn’t Work (and How To Invest Better)

2022-04-26T21:39:35+00:00May 15, 2022|Blog, Investments|

Few words characterize today’s financial markets better than uncertainty.  When overseas economic issues rob investors of months of gains and speeches by Federal Reserve officials cause markets to flip-flop unpredictably, investors are left wondering what they should do.  In an attempt to make major market movements work for their portfolios rather than against them, some investors attempt to time the market.  But is timing the market even possible?  Let’s look at what marketing timing is, [...]

The True Impact Your Emotions Have On Money (And It May Surprise You)

2022-01-10T22:16:44+00:00January 10, 2022|Blog, Financial Planning Psychology, General Financial Planning|

Think back to the last time you purchased something—the holidays are just barely in the rearview mirror, so maybe pick something from this past season.  Now ask yourself: why did you buy it? It’s likely your answer has something to do with making the recipient happy or bringing joy to someone else.  If so, you bought that item to fulfill or inspire an emotion—and unsurprisingly, that’s the underlying motivation for most people’s buying decisions in [...]

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