Overconfident? Cognitively Rigid? How Investors Can Make Better Decisions by Dealing With Emotions and Biases
Sarah Newcomb, director of behavioral science at Morningstar, Inc., discusses emotions brought on by market loss, talks about how they can affect decisions, and offers some ways to cope. Ryan Murphy, head of decision sciences at Morningstar Investment Management, discusses cognitive biases to watch out for and ways investors can make better decisions.
With so much market noise, it can be difficult for investors to see how financial plans can help them stay on track toward their long term goals.To help with client conversations, advisors can review our Progress Update, which includes slides covering the market downturn and the importance of staying the course.
Recent data show that the retirement savings of millennial and baby boomer women continue to lag behind their male peers.