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Financial Decoder

Charles Schwab

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Financial Decoder

Financial Decoder

Charles Schwab

17
Followers
38
Plays
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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.

Latest Episodes

How Is the Market Correlated to the Economy?

With unemployment at its highest level in generations and whole sectors struggling, is the stock market really correlated to the economy?

31 MIN1 w ago
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How Is the Market Correlated to the Economy?

Should You Roll Over Your Old 401(k)?

If you’ve left a job recently, what are your options for your old 401(k)?

24 MIN3 w ago
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Should You Roll Over Your Old 401(k)?

Should You Use Your Retirement Accounts to Pay Bills?

If you are short on cash, when does it make sense to tap into your retirement accounts?

23 MINJUN 29
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Should You Use Your Retirement Accounts to Pay Bills?

Should You Buy the Highest-Yielding Bond?

If you are considering two bonds, should you buy the one with the higher yield?

30 MINJUN 15
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Should You Buy the Highest-Yielding Bond?

How Should You Invest $1,000?

Whether you’re new to investing or have an established portfolio, how would you invest an extra $1,000? Here are some strategies to help you decide.

6 MINMAY 18
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How Should You Invest $1,000?

Should You Get Out of the Market Now and Get Back In Later?

Whenever there’s a rapid drop in the stock market, whatever the cause, some investors wonder whether they should just get out of the market for a while. Here’s why that approach usually doesn’t work.

28 MINAPR 27
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Should You Get Out of the Market Now and Get Back In Later?

Should You Open a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA?

When choosing between a Roth or traditional IRA, it comes down to whether or not you think it’s smarter to pay now or pay later, given your particular situation.

20 MINMAR 23
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Should You Open a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA?

If You Have to Sell, How Do You Choose?

No one likes to sell when the market is down, but some investors don’t have a choice. In that case, what’s the best approach?

8 MINMAR 9
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If You Have to Sell, How Do You Choose?

Is It Time to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions?

If you set New Year’s resolutions, have you fallen off track? Were you too overwhelmed to set resolutions? In either case, we have some helpful strategies to reboot your New Year’s resolutions or get started on some new goals.

31 MINFEB 24
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Is It Time to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Are Financial Plans Just for the Wealthy?

We all have goals. Juggling multiple goals in a world of finite time and money can be tough. Whatever your goals in life are, can you name the steps you need to take in order to actually achieve them?

34 MINFEB 10
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Are Financial Plans Just for the Wealthy?

Latest Episodes

How Is the Market Correlated to the Economy?

With unemployment at its highest level in generations and whole sectors struggling, is the stock market really correlated to the economy?

31 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Is the Market Correlated to the Economy?

Should You Roll Over Your Old 401(k)?

If you’ve left a job recently, what are your options for your old 401(k)?

24 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Should You Roll Over Your Old 401(k)?

Should You Use Your Retirement Accounts to Pay Bills?

If you are short on cash, when does it make sense to tap into your retirement accounts?

23 MINJUN 29
Comments
Should You Use Your Retirement Accounts to Pay Bills?

Should You Buy the Highest-Yielding Bond?

If you are considering two bonds, should you buy the one with the higher yield?

30 MINJUN 15
Comments
Should You Buy the Highest-Yielding Bond?

How Should You Invest $1,000?

Whether you’re new to investing or have an established portfolio, how would you invest an extra $1,000? Here are some strategies to help you decide.

6 MINMAY 18
Comments
How Should You Invest $1,000?

Should You Get Out of the Market Now and Get Back In Later?

Whenever there’s a rapid drop in the stock market, whatever the cause, some investors wonder whether they should just get out of the market for a while. Here’s why that approach usually doesn’t work.

28 MINAPR 27
Comments
Should You Get Out of the Market Now and Get Back In Later?

Should You Open a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA?

When choosing between a Roth or traditional IRA, it comes down to whether or not you think it’s smarter to pay now or pay later, given your particular situation.

20 MINMAR 23
Comments
Should You Open a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA?

If You Have to Sell, How Do You Choose?

No one likes to sell when the market is down, but some investors don’t have a choice. In that case, what’s the best approach?

8 MINMAR 9
Comments
If You Have to Sell, How Do You Choose?

Is It Time to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions?

If you set New Year’s resolutions, have you fallen off track? Were you too overwhelmed to set resolutions? In either case, we have some helpful strategies to reboot your New Year’s resolutions or get started on some new goals.

31 MINFEB 24
Comments
Is It Time to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Are Financial Plans Just for the Wealthy?

We all have goals. Juggling multiple goals in a world of finite time and money can be tough. Whatever your goals in life are, can you name the steps you need to take in order to actually achieve them?

34 MINFEB 10
Comments
Are Financial Plans Just for the Wealthy?
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