Dr. Stephen Wendel, Morningstar

Steve Wendel

Steve Wendel

Dr. Stephen Wendel is a behavioral scientist who studies financial behavior and how digital products can help individuals manage their money more effectively.  He serves as Head of Behavioral Science at Morningstar, where he leads a team of behavioral scientists and practitioners to conduct original research on saving and investment behavior.  Stephen has authored two books on applied behavioral science, Designing for Behavior Change and Improving Employee Benefits, and founded the non-profit Action Design Network, educating the public on how to apply behavioral research to product development with monthly events in ten cities. He has two wonderful kids, who don’t care about behavioral science at all.

Dr. Wendel’s Research paper: Easing the Retirement Crisis

Dr. Wendel’s TEDx Talk: Turning Intention Into Action

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Do These 9 Simple Things to Improve Your Retirement

Dr. Stephen Wendel, Head of Behavioral Science at Morningstar, talks about the challenges that keep us from making good investing decisions, and 9 simple actions we can take to create a better retirement for ourselves. Plus, a quick look at how companies helped get out the vote for the midterm elections and some market movers and shakers. And of course, answers to… Read more

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