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The Psychology of Money

Feb 26, 2021 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Risk is the most important topic in investing. But it is not simple or intuitive. In this talk, Morgan Housel shares four stories that show we can think about risk in a more productive way that helps investors make better decisions for themselves and their clients.

Speaker: Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel is a partner at the Collaborative Fund, a venture capital firm backing young companies that are moving the world forward.

Previously, he was a columnist at The Wall Street Journal and an analyst at The Motley Fool. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and was selected by the Columbia Journalism Review for the Best Business Writing anthology. In 2013 and 2016, he was a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award and Scripps Howard Award.

Using insights from psychology, history, neurology, and sociology, Morgan walks audiences through the cognitive biases that cause investors to become their own worst enemies and explains how understanding your own behavior can be the key to reaching your financial goals. An expert on behavioral finance and investing history, his presentations combine storytelling with the latest research to discuss the current state of financial markets, the investment industry, and personal finance. He has authored two books: Everyone Believes It; Most Will Be Wrong and 50 Years in the Making: The Great Recession and Its Aftermath. “Morgan Housel’s explanatory skills are simply superb. Best of the class” praised the judges of the prestigious Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

$10 Guests/Non-Members

$0 CFANC Members

CFA Society North Carolina