September 13, 2022—Most people prefer to avoid probate because it could be a lengthy court process of transferring a decedent’s estate to his or her beneficiaries. Not only does the process have the potential to take a very long time, it may also be expensive. And once your will is deposited in probate court, your private affairs may become a matter of public record.
A defining characteristic of the investment environment this year has been an oscillating market driven by a rapidly changing set of facts and overall investment narrative. We started the year with optimism that we would move beyond COVID-19 and enter a period of slower but more normalized growth. However, investor sentiment plummeted following an inflationary perfect storm.
August 24, 2022—Our emotions and impulses dictate many of the choices we make. During times of financial volatility, emotions can run hotter until fear and greed take hold, jostling the resolve of even the most confident of investors. To better understand how psychological biases and behaviors can impact our financial decisions, Tony spoke with Dr. Stephen Shu, visiting lecturer on behavioral economics at Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University.