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:
Using Investment Goals at Betterment
Goal-based investing. The idea is prized among financial advisors—and our team at Betterment—but to the everyday investor, it’s often difficult to put into practice.
Achieving Presence: An Interview with Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy
Author of the new book "Presence," Amy Cuddy teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same.
Investing’s Pain Gap: What You Put Up with To Earn Returns
Markets are frustrating—especially when you look at a year’s worth of returns. Year to year, you can easily experience what we call the pain gap. The key is to not let the pain gap create a behavior gap between your account and market performance.
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