Can Personal Financial Planning Save Us from Bubbles?

Ciccotello, Conrad S.
January 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
The article discusses investment bubbles that have occurred in the United States in the past and possible steps that can be taken to protect investors from bubbles in the future. Mistakes that the author feels people make regarding their investments are mentioned, such as not being able to separate short term and long term investment goals. Steps that the author feels investors should take in order to protect themselves from fluctuations that occur with investments are discussed, such as setting investment goals and not basing investment decisions on what everyone else is doing.


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