We’ve all done it – made a decision about money that we later regretted.  It’s a source of frustration, and often other feelings like guilt and shame.  These emotions can get in the way of our making constructive moves to get our financial lives back in order. 

But there's good news – it’s not a character flaw.  Research in the fields of Behavioral Finance and NeuroEconomics shows that human beings consistently and predictably make mistakes with money, particularly with investing.  Once we learn about how our brain behaves on money, we can take steps to change things. 

I will review some of the key findings of research and share very practical tips to use to make better financial and investing decisions.

Program Objectives
  • Describe several key findings of the fields of Behavioral Finance and NeuroEconomics, and at least one predictable mistake we often make
  • Explain the difference between types of investment accounts, and types of investments that go in those accounts
  • List one or two steps they can take right away to improve their money and investing decisions
Program Information
Date Presented:
July 26, 2016 12:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
SWE Member Price:
Non-Member Price:
The Human Side of Investing: Why We're Wired to Make Money Mistakes, and What We Can Do About It
Speaker Information
Stephanie McCullough  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected

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PDH: 1.00
Total CEUs: 0.10
SWE Member Price:$0.00
Non-Member Price:$49.00