Great Investors: Competencies for Success White Paper

What does it take to be a great investor today? If you consider yourself the manager of your household’s finances, or if you’re a financial advisor that believes behavioral coaching and guidance can help clients be financially successful, then you will want to take a look at our latest white paper, Understanding Great Investors: The Competencies of Investing Success. The white paper, which shares the findings from one of our latest studies on investors in the mass[…]

The Tasks of Successful Wealth Accumulators

What does it take to build wealth over time? I was fortunate to work with Dr. John Grable and Michelle Kruger from the University of Georgia’s financial planning performance lab on a research paper examining that topic, and the research was featured in the January edition of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals. The study used DataPoints’ proprietary list of financial tasks, which is based in part on the behaviors and habits documented in the 40+ years[…]

Partnering with the Financial Planning Performance Lab at UGA

We’re excited to announce a new partnership between Data Points and the Financial Planning Performance Lab (FPPL) at the University of Georgia and the addition of Dr. John Grable, CFP® and professor of financial planning, to the Data Points advisory board. UGA’s FPPL is the only applied clinical facility in the nation designed for the purpose of obtaining evidence regarding the effectiveness of the financial planning process. Its research on the interaction between financial planner[…]