There are many research studies out there which demonstrate that the markets cannot be predicted by advisors and investors. The role of the advisor should be about managing the behavioral biases of their clients. The advisor is in a key position to influence the behavior of clients. As human beings we all have certain decision-making […]
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About Hugh Massie
Hugh Massie - President and Founder of DNA Behavior International
Hugh Massie is a Behavioral Finance Strategist helping people and organizations worldwide "behavioralize money". His purpose is to guide people to be Behaviorally SMART for achieving greater financial empowerment so they can live with meaning and unlock their human potential.
Hugh liberates investors, advisors and organizational leaders with a unique blend of financial personality and economic insights to make improved life, financial and business decisions.In particular, he helps people become more self-aware so they do not make emotional decisions under pressure which sabotage their relationships and long-term horizon goals.
Hugh has over 60,000 hours of experience serving millions of investors with assets of $1 to $1 billion+ and the leaders of more than 2,500 businesses in 123 countries. (www.BehaviorallySmart.com)
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In recent times our firm has been taking a proactive stance in helping Financial Services and Insurance Firms all over the world transform to be more client centered using a human behavior matching methodology. To become client centered at the core, the client’s interests must be put first in the building and deployment of all […]
Is your business gathering data to build a persona model of its ideal clients based on demographic data? There is an increasing trend towards businesses creating persona model client categories based on insights into the known income and spending patterns of people along with their job positions, ages, education, home suburb and other public information. […]
In working with financial services firms (including banks and insurance companies) all over the world I have found many are at different stages of searching for the right path to become more client centered. On this journey to the next level they all have the primary challenges of growing their revenues and managing the ever […]
Over the last 10 years there has been an increasing emphasis on investor education. Much of the investor education has been more technical in nature about asset classes, products, markets and also the need to manage emotions. However, the Dalbar research results (refer to the article Investor Education is Futile ? Totally Discredited at http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2014/04/07/investor-education-is-futile-totally-discredited-d) […]