OSHR 3185 - Ten Ways that Human Nature Makes Us Bad Investors: Lessons from Behavioral Finance (Perk Series Lecture)

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Never in history has it been so easy to be a bad investor. This presentation will outline some of the most common investing errors, discuss the principles of behavioral finance that explain why we make them, and suggest strategies for better future investment decision-making.

This talk is jointly sponsored by the CSU Society of Senior Scholars and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.


Vickie Bajtelsmit

(970) 491-0610

Vickie Bajtelsmit has been a finance professor at CSU since 1991 and currently serves as director of the Master of Finance program. She earned her Ph.D. from Wharton School of Business and J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law. In addition to her textbook Personal Finance (Wiley, 2017), she has published widely on topics related to retirement, investing, and insurance.