Why People Are Irrational, Biased and Emotional With Money

Course Details

Date

Thursday, April 11, 2024

9:30am – 11:30am (Registration: 3:01pm)

Location

Online

Field of Study

Ethics

CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Overview

Vendor

CPA Crossings

Prerequisites

While no specific knowledge is required to take this course, it may be beneficial to have a basic understanding of financial concepts and terminology.

Description

In this course, we will explore the psychological and behavioral factors that contribute to irrational and biased money decision-making. We will examine the role of cognitive biases and emotions in financial decision-making, and discuss strategies for overcoming these biases to make more rational financial choices.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The major topics covered in this course include:
  • Common irrational money decisions
  • Cognitive biases and their impact on decision-making and ethical behavior
  • Mental accounting
  • The ostrich effect
  • Present bias
  • Sunk-cost fallacy
  • Anchoring bias
  • Status quo bias
  • The bandwagon effect
  • Emotional responses in money decisions
  • Objectives

    After attending this presentation, you will be able to...

    • Recognize the psychological and behavioral factors that contribute to irrational and biased money decision-making
    • Identify common cognitive biases that impact financial decision-making
    • Identify the role of mental accounting in financial decision-making
    • Recognize the dangers of the ostrich effect in financial planning
    • Use strategies for overcoming cognitive biases and emotions in financial decision-making
    • Recognize the impact of present bias on financial planning
    • Recognize the pitfalls of the sunk-cost fallacy in financial decision-making
    • Identify the role of anchoring bias in financial decision-making
    • Recognize the impact of status quo bias on financial decision-making
    • Recognize the dangers of the bandwagon effect in financial planning

    Designed For

    This course is intended for anyone interested in improving their financial decision-making skills, including individuals, financial professionals, and business owners. It will be especially useful for those who have struggled with making irrational or biased financial choices in the past.

    Course Pricing

    WYOCPA Member Fee
    $89.00

    Non-Member Fee
    $116.00

    Your Price
    $116.00

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