10 Tips from APA on building Psychological Resistance to Stress

10 Ways to Build Resilience, from the American Psychological Association. 1. Make connections. Good relationships with close family members, friends, or others are important. Accepting help and support from those who care about you and will listen to you strengthens resilience. Some people find that being active in civic groups, faith-based organizations or other local …

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COMMENTARY: Stop Scapegoating Mental Illness for Mass Violence

  The following is the transcript of a video presentation by Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, which was published in MedScape on August 6, 2019: COMMENTARY Stop Scapegoating Mental Illness for Mass Violence This transcript has been edited for clarity. This past weekend, in a little over 24 hours, gun violence claimed the lives of 30 …

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A Primer on Behavioral Finance (courtesy of Aberdeen standard)

Introduction What is behavioural finance? What behaviours prevent us from making the right investment choices? How can we improve our investment decision making? The study of behavioural economics allows us to better understand the decisions we make. We show how behavioural finance can lead to better investment decision making. We explore the inherent biases we …

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50 Reasons Why We Don’t Invest for the Long-Term

Behavioural Investment December 18, 2018 / Joe Wiggins Investment is a long-term endeavour designed to meet our long-term financial objectives, so why do we spend so much of our time obsessing about the short-term and almost inevitably taking decisions that make us worse off?  Well, here are 50 reasons to start with: 1: Because it …

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Decisions about money aren’t always rational – Check the Mirror!

The following article, by  Anna-Louise Jackson, was published in  The Seattle Times business section on Nov 29, 2018. The article was provided to The Associated Press by the personal finance website NerdWallet. Anna-Louise Jackson is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: ajackson@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @ALJax7. ——————————————– Looking for someone to blame for the not-so-stellar performance of your investment …

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