Entries by Joe Occhipinti

The ABCs of Behavioral Bias – H-O

There are so many investment-impacting behavioral biases, we could probably identify at least one for nearly every letter in the alphabet. Today, we’ll continue with the most significant ones by looking at: hindsight, loss aversion, mental accounting and outcome bias. Hindsight What is it? In “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman credits Baruch […]

The ABCs of Behavioral Bias – F-H

Let’s continue our alphabetic tour of common behavioral biases that distract otherwise rational investors from making best choices about their wealth. Today, we’ll tackle: fear, framing, greed and herd mentality. Fear What is it? You know what fear is, but it may be less obvious how it works. As Jason Zweig describes in “Your Money […]

The ABCs of Behavioral Bias – A-F

Welcome back to our “ABCs of Behavioral Biases.” Today, we’ll get started by introducing you to four self-inflicted biases that knock a number of investors off-course: anchoring, blind spot, confirmation and familiarity bias. Anchoring Bias What is it? Anchoring bias occurs when you fix on or “anchor” your decisions to a reference point, whether or […]

The ABCs of Behavioral Biases – Intro

By now, you’ve probably heard the news: Your own behavioral biases are often the greatest threat to your financial well-being. As investors, we leap before we look. We stay when we should go. We cringe at the very risks that are expected to generate our greatest rewards. All the while, we rush into nearly every […]

Complimentary Notary Services for Clients

Veronica Torres – Client Service Associate and Notary Public   At Warren Street Wealth Advisors, we place a heavy emphasis on continuing education and increasing service offerings for our clients. Today, we would like to congratulate Veronica Torres on becoming a Notary Public of the state of California, and with the event of her passing, […]