AFS 2014 Proceedings

B7 Hedging Utility Risk

Nandita Das, Delaware State University

B7 Total Return and Risk: Does Higher Total Return Always Require Accepting Higher Risk?

Raymond Johnson, Auburn University at Montgomery
Joseph Newman, Auburn University at Montgomery

C6 Savings, Student Loan Debt, & Gainful Employment

Abed Rabbani, University of Georgia
Patryk Babiarz, University of Georgia

C6 A Quantitative Method for Computing Employee Compensation

Puneet Jaiprakash, Minnesota State University at Mankato

C8 Docking Fortin Michelson

Diane Docking, Northern Illinois University
Rich Fortin, New Mexico State University
Stuart Michelson, Stetson University

D3 Stressors in the Office

Sonya Britt, Kansas State University

D3 The Effect of the Macro Environment on Risk Tolerance and Self Awareness

Robert Moreschi, Virginia Military Institute

D5 Financial Behaviors and Attitudes of African American Households Compared to Other Racial/Ethnic Groups in the U.S.

Kenneth White, The Ohio State University
Sherman D. Hanna, The Ohio State University

D6 Household Saving After the Great Recession

Sherman D. Hanna, The Ohio State University
Suzanne Lindamood

D7 What determines households’ retirement savings after the great recession?

Cheuk Cheung, The Ohio State University

D7 Four Percent for Withdrawals? So What’s the Rule for Savings?

Raymond M. Johnson, Auburn University at Montgomery
Ken Linna, Auburn University at Montgomery
Joseph A. Newman, Auburn University at Montgomery

D9 Does Congnitive Ability Impact Life Insurance Policy Lapsation?

Barry Mulholland, Texas Tech University
Michael Finke, Texas Tech University

E1 Smoke and Mirrors inside 529 Plans

Nandita Das, Delaware State University
Chris Chen, Insight Financial Strategists LLC

E1 Accident Forgiveness in the Automobile Insurance Contract

Fan Liu, Shippensburg University

E4 Sophisticated Investments For The Unsophisticated Investor: The Case Of High-yield Optimization Notes

Hunter Hayes, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Steve Swidler, Auburn University

E7 Financial Planner’s Participation in US Tax Court Decisions

Augusto Casas, Berkeley College

E7 Self-Efficacy, Financial Stress, and the Decision to Seek Professional Financial Planning Help

Jodi Letkiewicz, York University
Dale Domian, York University
Chris Robinson, York University
Natallia Uborceva, York University

E8 Personality Traits, Attitude, and Households’ Borrowing

Yasser Alhenawi, University of Evansville
Atefeh Yazdanparast, University of Evansville

F1A Study of Student Interest and Perception of the Financial Planning Profession over the 2009-2014 Academic Years

Roger Severns, Minnesota State University at Mankato
Leon Chen, Minnesota State University at Mankato

F2 Clients’ Changing Risk Preferences

Michael Guillemette, University of Missouri
Jesse Jurgenson, University of Missouri

F6 What Drives Savings Perceptions and Reality and How do Financial Planners Fit into this Picture?

Inga Chira, Oregon State University

F7 Defamation: Risk Exposure and Risk Management for Academics

Barbara Poole, Financial Planning Academy
Thomas Langdon, Roger Williams University

F8 Framing, Risky Choice and Cognitive Ability

Michael Guillemette, University of Missouri
Christopher Browning, Texas Tech University
Patrick Payne, Texas Tech University

G1 A Pragmatist’s Guide to Long-run Equity Returns, Market Valuation, and the CAPE

John Golob, Retired (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)

G1 Dividends and Share Repurchases: Effects on Common Stock Returns

Nell Gullet, University of Tennessee at Martin
Arnold Redman, University of Tennessee at Martin

G1 Investment Strategies When Selecting Sustainable Firms

Todd Shank, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Benjamin Shockey, Raymond James Financial

G3 Commodity Mutual Funds: Do They Add Value?

Srinidhi Kanuri, University of Alabama
Robert Mcleod, University of Alabama

G7 Developing an Algorithmic Certainty of Outcome Forecast

Shawn Brayman, PlanPlus Inc.

G9 The Great Recession and the Shortening of the Financial Planning Horizon

Eunice O. Hong, The Ohio State University
Sherman D. Hanna, The Ohio State University

G9 Who Could Have Expected Substantial Income Decreases During the Great Recession? Were They Prepared for Emergencies?

Eunice O. Hong, The Ohio State University
Sherman D. Hanna, The Ohio State University

H6 The January Barometer and the Individual Investor

Glenn N, Pettengill, Grand Valley State University
Jungshik (Jason) Hur, Louisiana Tech University

H9 Lessons From Neuroscience On Financial Decision Making

Benjamin Cummings, Saint Joseph’s University
Michael Guillemette, University of Missouri

H10 Alternate Options to the Survivor Benefit Plan: Important Considerations for U.S. Veterans

Jeffrey Merrell, USAF Academy
William Jennings, USAF Academy
Brain Payne, USAF Academy

Joint Closing: Three Decades Of Financial Planning Research

Benjamin Cummings, Saint Joseph’s University
Jean Heck, Saint Joseph’s University