“The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect.”
With the 2020 presidential election a little over month away, are you prepared to address your clients’ needs? Fierce campaigning and near-constant media coverage can have an impact on how clients view their portfolios. Indeed, much of the focus on campaign coverage — along with the current volatility related to the COVID-19 pandemic — is on how voter finances will be impacted by whomever wins the election in November.
Last year, the Investments & Wealth Institute, in collaboration with Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. and Cerulli Associates released the BeFi Barometer 2019 which examined the role behavioral finance played in advising clients and how it harnessed better outcomes.
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Oscar Wilde
Don’t continue to let behavioral biases impact portfolio construction. By acknowledging that advisors are subject to many of the same behavioral biases as clients new report, Mitigating the Impact of Advisors’ Behavioral Biases, will show advisors how they can improve their portfolio construction and management processes.
Many experts agree that meaningful and valuable training not only increases morale but has a significant impact on the productivity of their advisors. In fact, the research group Gallup, found that one of the most important factors in creating a “high-performance workplace” is creating a culture that values the growth of individuals.
New White Paper by Charles Schwab Investment Management in collaboration with the Investments & Wealth Institute and Cerulli Associates, is now available.