How Worldview Shapes Financial Decisions: Unveiling Behavioral Finance Insights

February 20, 2024
Joshua Wilson


Untamed Ethos, hosted by Joshua Wilson of United Ethos Wealth Partners, examines the philosophical roots of financial decision-making, offering insights into behavioral finance. This episode features expert Robert E. Brooks, Ph.D., CFA, a Professor Emeritus at The University of Alabama, discussing how worldviews and upbringing influence financial choices. Dr. Brooks, known for his work in investments and financial risk management, emphasizes the role of deep-seated beliefs in shaping economic behaviors, as explored in his research “Foundations of Personal Finance: A Christian Perspective.”

This episode highlights the significance of understanding the ‘why’ behind financial decisions, suggesting that our preconceived notions significantly affect our financial actions. Untamed Ethos serves as a unique platform for discussions on various topics, from business and investing to personal growth, offering valuable perspectives on navigating the complexities of finance with a philosophical approach. The podcast encourages a reflective and informed approach to financial decision-making, underscoring the importance of foundational beliefs in guiding financial behavior.

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