We believe that informed investors make better decisions. When you understand how markets work – and how human psychology can get in the way, you are more likely to stick to a long-term plan. Developing the skills and knowledge to make smart and informed decisions helps you become more financially confident and empowered. We share our insights and experience through these articles, research pieces, videos and white papers.
The reality is that there is no such thing as the best investment. But that doesn’t seem to stop us from looking for it. What if instead of spending so much time searching for the best financial product, we spent our time reflecting on what’s really important to us and then aligning our use of capital with those values?
The 2008 global market crisis and the struggling economy have left many investors fatigued. Despite two years of strong equity returns, some investors have been slow to regain market confidence. Many are accepting the talk about a “new normal” in which stocks offer lower returns in the future.1