40 episodes

Cognitive and emotional biases can have a big impact on your financial life. Each episode of Financial Decoder looks closely at one financial decision--and the biases that might cloud your judgment and cost you money. Host Mark Riepe, head of the Schwab Center for Financial Research, decodes the behavioral and psychological factors at play and shares strategies designed to improve the way you approach financial crossroads. Other experts join Mark to provide their unique perspective on behavioral economics, portfolio management, retirement planning, personal finance and more.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options.

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Cognitive and emotional biases can have a big impact on your financial life. Each episode of Financial Decoder looks closely at one financial decision--and the biases that might cloud your judgment and cost you money. Host Mark Riepe, head of the Schwab Center for Financial Research, decodes the behavioral and psychological factors at play and shares strategies designed to improve the way you approach financial crossroads. Other experts join Mark to provide their unique perspective on behavioral economics, portfolio management, retirement planning, personal finance and more.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options.

    (Bonus) Does Your Portfolio Need Decluttering?

    (Bonus) Does Your Portfolio Need Decluttering?

    In the spirit of spring cleaning, Susan Hirshman returns for a bonus episode to share helpful methods for decluttering your portfolio.

    • 23 min
    Do Investing Pros Make Smart Buy and Sell Decisions?

    Do Investing Pros Make Smart Buy and Sell Decisions?

    Alex Imas, professor of behavioral science and economics at Chicago Booth, visits to discuss new research into the effects of heuristic thinking on institutional investors' performance.

    • 19 min
    How Can You Save for College?

    How Can You Save for College?

    What financial tools and strategies are available to those planning for college expenses?

    • 39 min
    What Should You Do with Your Employee Stock?

    What Should You Do with Your Employee Stock?

    Whether it's stock options, restricted stock units, an employee stock purchase plan, or some other form of equity compensation, many companies offer this vital benefit to employees. But once you have it, what should you do with it?

    • 27 min
    (Bonus) Do Super Bowl Wins Diminish in Value?

    (Bonus) Do Super Bowl Wins Diminish in Value?

    In this short bonus episode from Financial Decoder, host Mark Riepe connects the Super Bowl LVIII matchup to the concept of economic utility.

    • 6 min
    Should You Trust Popular Trading Proverbs?

    Should You Trust Popular Trading Proverbs?

    When navigating the world of stock trading, what kernels of truth can you take from some of the most ubiquitous trading proverbs?

    • 39 min

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