In this episode Chris chats to Professor Tim Kasser about his book Hyper Capitalism. They explore the difference between buying and consuming, the negative effects that materialism has on our long term wellbeing and marketing in our consumer society. If spending money on materialistic values doesn't make us happy, what we can do to increase our wellbeing?
What doesn't necessarily motivate us to work harder? Money! Chris, David and Producer Tommo look at the theory behind what will motivate us and how it might change how we look at money. They take a practical look at the areas of financial well-being that link back to motivation and fulfilment in life. We also have listeners questions and the ever popular #tightasstommo tip.
What is happiness? Chris, David and Producer Tommo take a look at the Know Thyself principle from the Financail Wellbeing book, exploring four different theories of happiness. Have no fear, the podcast is not going highbrow! Just looking at what makes us happy, how money fits into this and how we can change our behaviour for the better. With listeners questions and some great #tightasstommo money saving tips, this episode is sure to make you smile. "Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness" Frank Tyger
Episode 38 - Keeping it Fuzzy with Greg Davies Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of the behavioural finance interview with Greg Davies. We are almost hardwired to make bad money decisions and perhaps being comfortably fuzzy with our financial plans can help. In this episode Greg looks at what we can [...]
The third episode in our three part series on investments. Chris, Dave and Producer Tommo answer listeners questions, offer great money saving #tightasstommo tips and we have another interview with Neil Bage. The interview looks at risk profiling and understanding our approach to investment risk in order to make better investment decisions.
This is the second podcast of our three part series on investments. With financial well-being in mind, Chris, David and Producer Tommo provide some practical ideas and thoughts around investment planning. As ever we have a giggle with a #tightasstommo anecdote and Chris has a big announcement to make.
Chris, Dave and Producer Tommo take a look at investments in this first of a three part series. Chris interviews psychologist and behavioural finance expert Dr Daniel Crosby. They chat about how we can modify our natural behaviours to increase our chances of investment success and more importantly enjoy our investment journey. There are some great takeaways about positive behaviours we can apply to increase our financial wellbeing. We have some great money saving tips from #tightasstommo the man who never knowingly overspends and plenty of laughs throughout this longer than usual bumper packed episode.
In this episode we finally take a look at one of the five basic principles of Financial Wellbeing - dealing with financial shocks. Join Chris, David and producer Tommo as they discuss how the ability to deal with financial shock creates wellbeing and the various financial shocks we may face in life. With practical ideas and some great tips from #tightasstommo this is a podcast not to miss.
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo in this much anticipated podcast! They talk to Guardian journalist and author of Chris' favorite non fiction book The Antidote, Oliver Burkeman. Oliver talks about the alternatives to motivational seminars and the power of negative thinking.
In this podcast we take a look at the often misunderstood area in personal finance - attitude to risk. Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they discuss the problems with traditional risk assessment tools and an over reliance on the results they produce. They also offer some practical tips to takeaway - from the best practice to expect from a financial adviser to understanding your own attitude to your money and risk. As ever we have some #tightasstommo tips, any tips you have for a future episode let us know on twitter through @finwellbeing.