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10 January 2014

Weekend Reads for Advisers: Our Brains, Psychopaths, and (Failed) Resolutions

Posted In: Weekend Reads

Back in my fomer life, I was a reporter and editor at the Financial Times, where, for a time, I edited James Altucher’s regular FT column. His musings were often irreverent and amusing and, needless to say, attracted a devoted following. (This appears to have carried through to his post-FT life. Last time I looked, @jaltucher had more than 90,000 followers). So when a tweet about his resume popped up on my Twitter stream, I couldn’t resist the urge to click on it. I wasn’t disappointed. As one reader put it:

Here are some other interesting and/or useful reads from the past few weeks.

Behavioral Finance and Neuroscience

Retirement

Investing

Innovation

The Advisory Business

Philanthropy

And Now For Something Completely Different


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About the Author(s)
Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Previously, she worked as a freelance writer for Barron’s and the Financial Times. Prior to her freelance work, Foster spent nearly a decade on staff at the FT as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau. Foster holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

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