What happens when the disposition effect erodes your investment plan? When you always sell your winners but hold on to your losers, you end up with a basket of, well, losing investments. Like many habits, understanding the how’s and why’s of the disposition effect can help you lessen its impact on your financial plan.
What happens when your portfolio returns 2 percent a year instead of 8 percent? Such a dramatic difference in return assumptions can leave you with a shortfall right at a time when you may need the resources most, such as retirement. How should you invest in a low-return environment? What changes you should make in your investment portfolio or financial plan?
The reasons donors give to charities are as diverse as the donors themselves. In a study by the National Philanthropic Trust, it was found that 62% of high net worth donors cite “giving back to the community” as their chief motivation for giving. There are also many tax based reasons for charitable giving. In order to claim a deduction...
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