Faculty Publications

Title

Common Investor Behaviors That Hurt Investments

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-12-2016

Abstract

In my post from last week, “behavioral coaching” was suggested to have the biggest impact on real-world investor returns. In Vanguard’s analysis, being able to overcome your own behavioral quirks could add more than 1.5% to your returns, as opposed to falling victim to your own human tendencies.