Tag: emotion vs. reason
Ayrton Dick

Fear of Missing Out

With the recent proliferation of social media, a previously little-known psychological condition has become commonplace: Fear Of Missing Out, often abbreviated as FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out is fairly self-explanatory: anxiety manifests from the possibility of a significant event … Read More →

Hayley Carr

The Double-Edged Sword of Investing

On November 27th, Morningstar Inc. held its annual Canadian Investment Awards, and Burgundy was proud to walk away with four awards in the pooled fund category. Quality investments have been under a spotlight in the marketplace, and I’m reminded of … Read More →

Hayley Carr

Narrowing the Scope for Effective Decision-Making

In a post last month, Anne Maggisano provided one step towards better investment decision-making: to consider the range of possible outcomes and the probability of their occurrence before making a decision – in other words, to think deliberately about your … Read More →

Anne Maggisano

Make the Choice to Think Deliberately

In November I had the great fortune to participate in the Investment Decisions and Behavioural Finance course at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge. It was an intense and exhilarating experience – an opportunity to have intimate discussions with esteemed … Read More →