Why Are People Not Saving? TedTalks

Why Are People Not Saving?

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reat TED Talk on why we don’t save, how our laziness impacts us, and one of the biggest obstacles to saving enough for retirement.

 

Economist Shlomo Benartzi studies behavioral finance with a special interest in personal finance. He is co-founder of the Behavioral Finance Forum (www.behavioralfinanceforum.com), a collective of 40 prominent academics and 40 major financial institutions from around the globe.

The Forum helps consumers make better financial decisions by fostering collaborative research efforts between academics and industry leaders.

Benartzi’s most significant research contribution is the development of Save More Tomorrow™ (SMarT), a behavioral prescription designed to help employees increase their savings rates gradually over time.

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