Bridging the Confidence Gap In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent. Share | Related Content Bursting the Bubble Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst? Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind. Impact of Taxes and Inflation Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.