Six Decision Pathways for Personal Investment Decision Making

  • Waymond Rodgers
  • Timothy G McFarlin


These six pathways representing the expedient pathway, the ruling guide pathway, the analytical pathway, the revisionist pathway, the value-driven pathway, and the global perspective pathway are one way to relating maximizing returns, minimizing risk, and understanding personal necessities to making decisions.


Expedient pathway Ruling guide pathway Analytical pathway Revisionist pathway Value-driven pathway Global perspective pathway 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Waymond Rodgers
    • 1
  • Timothy G McFarlin
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Texas, El Paso/ University of HullHullUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.McFarlin LLPCaliforniaUSA

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