Financial Decision-Making and Aging: Perspectives from Neuroscience

How do natural neurological changes affect one’s acceptance of risk and, by extension, investment decisions? On Tuesday, March 15, join leading neuroscientists at the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) in New York for a discussion on financial decision-making and aging.NEW YORK (March 9, 2016) – The following is a situation that all Americans face at some point in their lives: investing for a financially secure retirement. Few Americans today benefit from guaranteed pensions, and Americans instead rely on a combined system of personal investments, employer-based retirement plans, and federal benefits. While information abounds on the basics of retirement planning, this discussion will approach the problem from a neurological perspective, offering insights into how natural neurological changes might affect one’s acceptance of risk and, by extension, investment decisions. Normal…


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