Behavioral Finance and Investor Types: Managing Behavior to Make Better Investment Decisions

Behavioral Finance and Investor Types: Managing Behavior to Make Better Investment Decisions

by Michael M. Pompian
     
 

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Achieve investing success by understanding your behavior type

This groundbreaking book shows how to invest wisely by managing your behavior, and not just your money. Step by step, Michael Pompian (a leading authority in the practical application of Behavioral Finance concepts to wealth management) helps you plan a strategy targeted to your personality. The

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Achieve investing success by understanding your behavior type

This groundbreaking book shows how to invest wisely by managing your behavior, and not just your money. Step by step, Michael Pompian (a leading authority in the practical application of Behavioral Finance concepts to wealth management) helps you plan a strategy targeted to your personality. The book includes a test for determining your investment type and offers strategies you can put into use when investing. It also includes a brief history of the stock market, and easy-to-comprehend information about stocks and investing to help you lay a solid foundation for your investment decisions.

Behavioral Finance and Investor Types is divided into two parts. Test Your Type, gives an overview of Behavioral Finance as well as the elements that come into play when figuring out BIT, like active or passive traits, risk tolerance, and biases. The book includes a quiz to help you discover what category you are in. Plan and Act, contains the traits common to your type; an analysis of the biases associated with your type; and strategies and solutions that compliment and capitalize on your BIT.

  • Offers a practical guide to an investing strategy that fits both your financial situation and your personality type
  • Includes a test for determining your tolerance for risk and other traits that will determine your investment type
  • Written by the Director of the Private Wealth Practice for Hammond Associates—an investment consulting firm serving institutional and private wealth clients

Behavioral Finance and Investor Types offers investors a better sense of what drives them and what puts on their breaks. By using the information found here, you'll quickly become savvy about the world of investing because you'll come to understand your place in it.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118235607
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Series:
Wiley Finance
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

MICHAEL M. POMPIAN, CFA, CAIA, CFP, is a partner at Mercer Investment Consulting (formerly Hammond Associates) serving institutional and private wealth clients. Prior to joining Mercer, he worked at Merrill Lynch and PNC Private Bank, as well as the investment staff of a family office. Pompian holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is also a member of the CFA Institute (formerly AIMR) and the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). He holds a BS in management from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Tulane University. He is a regular speaker on the subject of behavioral finance and has published numerous articles on the subject. He is married with three sons and can be reached at mpompian@hotmail.com.

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