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The Meaningful Money Personal Finance Podcast

Oct 5, 2016

I can't spend this much time looking at Behavioural Finance without bringing in the wisdom of Greg Davies, until recently Head of Behavioural Quant Finance at Barclays Bank and now founder of Centapse, a firm dedicated to applying sophisticated behavioural insight to help people (and organisations) make better decisions. My original interview with him happened back in May last year and is still my favourite ever interview here on MeaningfulMoney. In it, Greg speaks of having a framework for making good financial decisions.

Beeswax and ropes: a framework for good decisions

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Beeswax & Ropes: A Framework for Good Decisions

Greg Davies will introduce himself in this first part of my interview with him, though since that time, Greg has moved on to found his own company called Centapse, where he will further develop the approach begun at Barclays. I think you’ll enjoy this chat with Greg if you haven’t listened to it before, and don’t forget there's lots of practical stuff to come next week in part two.

In this show, you'll learn:

  • What Behavioural Finance actually is, as defined by the expert
  • Why the story of Ulysses and the Sirens is such a powerful metaphor
  • Some of the key behaviours that investors frequently display

Resources mentioned in this week's show

Book: Daniel Kahneman's Thinking Fast & Slow Website: Greg Davies' company: Centapse A full transcript of this week's show available by clicking the massive blue button below: [Insert Leadbox script here]

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