How Personal Biases Can Affect Your Financial Decisions

In today’s world, we are confronted with so many choices, it seems like every minute of the day. The key thing is to recognize that we all have certain tendencies and biases, which make us completely human.

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses how you might not always make the most optimal decisions because of mental shortcuts. He also provides some examples he has seen that have led to less than optimal situations.

Peter discusses:

  • A definition of heuristic and how it affects your financial decision making
  • How our desire to put things off can affect others around us
  • Why you need to be realistic about your successes and abilities
  • Why you should avoid trying to predict the future of what you think will happen
  • And more

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