Free trading apps + lack of financial education = Gamestop frenzy and worse
A major new development in our industry’s quest for financial literacy has been the recent explosion of new users turning to online investment platforms. First-time investors learn the wrong lessons about finance – how can counselors help?
In this episode you will hear about
- The rise of free trading applications and the gamification of investment.
- Can financial education be gamified?
- The power of saving and budgeting.
- “Nudges” vs “Sludge”.
- Does TikTok provide an important clue to unlock financial education?
- The role of advisers.
- Nicole and Sean’s take-out meals.
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Dani Fava: Lead the strategy and provide products to sustain the RIA industry.
Evaluate market trends related to asset management and technology, design and develop new businesses, and lead efforts to execute key institutional initiatives.
Skills and Interests: Disruptive Technologies, Blockchain, Conversational AI, RIA, Financial Consulting, Digital Consulting, ROBO, Cryptocurrency, Data, Rebalancing, Trading, Separately Managed Accounts, UX, Strategy, Problem Solving #Intrapraneur #Futurist
Sarah newcomb, Ph.D., is a behavioral economist for Morningstar and author of Loaded: Money, Psychology, and How to Get Ahead without Leaving Your Values Behind. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @finance_therapy.