Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner and CEO Jon Stein discussed Dubner’s new book in an event at Betterment in July.
In a recent interview with Jon Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment, Stephen Dubner shared some of his findings from behavioral economic research about how to think outside the box and invest better. Betterment customers attended the live event and also watched through a steaming live webcast. Here are some highlights:
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