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Mind over money – how to manage your best and worst enemy when it comes to wealth

While we all like to believe we’re rational beings, our financial decisions – from buying a coffee to buying a house – often suggest otherwise. So how do we get a grip on our emotions in order to grow our wealth?

While we all like to believe we’re rational beings, our financial decisions – from buying a coffee to buying a house – often suggest otherwise. So how do we get a grip on our emotions in order to grow our wealth?

Evan Lucas from InvestSmart shares the key insights from his new book, including:

  • How to understand your financial decision making
  • What drives us to do the things we do
  • The impact relationships have on our financial decision making, and 
  • How to improve your thinking and stay on track.

You can access this and previous episodes of the Your Wealth podcast now on iTunesPodbeanSpotify or at nabtrade.com.au/yourwealth

If you’re short on time, consider listening at 1.5-2x speed, which should be shown on the screen of your device as you listen. This won’t just reduce your listening time; it has also been shown to improve knowledge retention.


About the Author
Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.