CFA Institute Take 15 Series: 10-15 minute interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics in market and credit risk as well as ethics. CFA Institute is a global membership organization that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. CFA Institute leads the investment industry by setting the highest standards of ethics and professional excellence and vigorously advocating fair and transparent capital markets.

Frank Murtha, cofounder of MarketPsych, a behavioral finance consulting firm, has researched investor psychology extensively to better understand why investors often make irrational decisions. In this interview, Murtha explains how personality affects investing, how important self-awareness is, and how investors can mitigate their behavioral blind spots. He also identifies some of the common traits of successful financial advisers.

The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.

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