Psychology of Black Friday

Wealth and Black Friday Psychology

As we approach Thanksgiving in the United States, the bustle of life may seem to be slowing. That calm, however, is underscored by the advertising and enticements of retailers hoping to move into the black side of the ledger for the year on the day after the holiday of gratitude. Otherwise known as Black Friday. Indeed so many of us will go shopping on that day that it will almost appear that everyone is doing[…]

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What’s the Difference Between a 17% and 7% Savings Rate?

Our data consistently tells us that in the arena of personal-finance outcomes, behaviors matter. They matter a lot. So we thought it was time to try and quantify—from a dollars and net-worth perspective—exactly how much is “a lot.”  We have talked here before about the difference in savings rates between “high-potential” individuals and “low-potential” individuals, as measured by scores on the DataPoints Building Wealth assessment. As a quick refresher, Building Wealth measures behaviors and attitudes in[…]

Guiding Millionaire Next Door Behaviors with the Building Wealth Assessment

The Building Wealth assessment from DataPoints measures six key behavioral factors that relate to your client’s net worth, regardless of their age and income. Based on the research and data that went into The Millionaire Next Door, the Building Wealth test can help you guide clients to better financial behaviors. Learn how advisors are using the Building Wealth test in their practices and how you can help your clients become financially successful with DataPoints. Register[…]

Guiding Millionaire Next Door Behaviors with the Building Wealth Assessment

The Building Wealth assessment from DataPoints measures six key behavioral factors that relate to your client’s net worth, regardless of their age and income. Based on the research and data that went into The Millionaire Next Door, the Building Wealth test can help you guide clients to better financial behaviors. Learn how advisors are using the Building Wealth test in their practices and how you can help your clients become financially successful with DataPoints. Register[…]