Friday blog review May 3, 2014

Here is our selection of this week’s blog posts from forum member bloggers.

From The Finance Buff:
Your Government Helps You Find Lower Auto & Home Insurance Rate

From Oblivious Investor:
Investing Blog Roundup: Spending Changes During Retirement
Protective File and Suspend Social Security Strategy

From Rick Ferri:
Government Policy and Stock Predictability

From Allan Roth:
Should you sell in May and go away? – CBS News

From Bill Schultheis:
Tax Efficient Investing
Leveraging Financial Experts

From The White Coat Investor:
Tips for Managing Medical School Student Loans
The Best 401k Plan: Pooled or Participant-directed?
How To Survive The Coming Bear Market

From SSRN:
Weekly Top 5 Papers May 2, 2014

1. What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations
by Katherine Milkman (University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School) and Modupe Akinola (Columbia University – Columbia Business School) and Dolly Chugh (New York University (NYU) – Leonard N. Stern School of Business)

2. Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance
by Giada Di Stefano (HEC Paris – Strategy & Business Policy) and Francesca Gino (Harvard Business School) and Gary Pisano (Harvard Business School) and Bradley Staats (University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School)

3. An Intermarket Approach to Beta Rotation: The Strategy, Signal, and Power of Utilities
by Charles Bilello (Pension Partners, LLC) and Michael Gayed (Pension Partners, LLC)

4. 9 Errores frecuentes de algunos Abogados sobre Finanzas y Contabilidad (9 Errors of Lawyers About Finance and Accounting)
by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School) and Isabel Fernández Acín (University of Navarra) and Pablo Linares (University of Navarra – IESE Business School)

5. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory
by Matthew Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics)

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Friday blog review for May 3, 2014