Posts Tagged ‘investing philosophy’

The Hierarchy of Human Needs Guides Consumer Behavior

“You can’t always get what you want,” sang the Rolling Stones. But, as the next line goes, you might find you get what you need. What people really need has been debated by experts in economics, psychology, and many other fields. But it turns out that a theory from the 1940s offers a paradigm of […]


Stress Can Derail Financial Success

Medical professionals have been saying for years that stress can take years off your life. For a number of financial professionals, that may literally be true, as a string of suicides and other mysterious deaths rock the international banking community. The world of finance is a high stress, high stakes place – and new studies […]


Taking Charge: In Investing, In Life

Recent polls conducted by CNN and other news outlets reveal that a majority of respondents believe that the country suffers from a “decline in personal responsibility,” which may account for many of the country’s ills both at home and abroad. And while psychologists and other observers of the cultural landscape debate about what that actually […]