65 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.

Financial Decoder Charles Schwab

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    • 4.7 • 255 Ratings

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.

    Mary Anne's Story: How Can You Leave a Legacy and Honor a Loved One?

    Mary Anne's Story: How Can You Leave a Legacy and Honor a Loved One?

    How did one woman honor her twin sister through a charitable gift?

    • 19 min
    Should You Start Giving Money to Your Heirs Now or Leave a Bequest?

    Should You Start Giving Money to Your Heirs Now or Leave a Bequest?

    Giving away assets in one's lifetime might make sense tax-wise, but the issue is deeply emotional and personal for most people.

    • 32 min
    How Can You Steer Your Portfolio Through a Recession?

    How Can You Steer Your Portfolio Through a Recession?

    What are some strategies that can help investors navigate a recession?

    • 41 min
    What Can You Do If Your Retirement Plan Gets Off Track?

    What Can You Do If Your Retirement Plan Gets Off Track?

    Some people start to take unnecessary risks when their portfolio gets off track. What are other options?

    • 34 min
    How Can You Make the Most of Your IRA Nest Egg?

    How Can You Make the Most of Your IRA Nest Egg?

    What's the best way to shift your mindset when it's time to withdraw from your IRA?

    • 36 min
    How Can You Get Started with an IRA?

    How Can You Get Started with an IRA?

    What are some of the incentives for younger investors to start saving for retirement?

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
255 Ratings

255 Ratings

potamophobic ,

Well delivered useful info …

… with very little advertising of Schwab products and services

Pipete40 ,

Excellent background and facts focus

Investing is a combination of financial analysis and human decisions. Do not you hate loosing money? If you are an investor, this podcast can help to think about the way you make decisions to invest and strategies to keep it rational

Actnjack ,

Excellent financial advice

Excellent podcast

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