Research

Making good decisions about money isn't just about knowing financial facts

Key insights

Before we can come up with solutions and design tools that work, we need to know why and how people make financial decisions. Together with the TFI community we are conducting research to understand what influences our decisions.

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Under research you’ll find our full reports, under stories you can find our research related blog entries.

"Despite good intentions, some of our natural social-psychological tendencies make it hard to manage money well today and for the future. We should be designing products and education to work with these tendencies rather then against them."

Nathalie Spencer, Senior Researcher at the RSA, Social Brain team