“We all want explanations for why we
behave as we do and for the ways the world
around us functions.” -Dan Ariely
At the workshop, we ﬁrst create a foundational
understanding of the behavioral sciences by using
narratives and storytelling to illustrate the research.
Then, we practice identifying and applying behavioral
principles directly to the partner’s existing products and
Participants get tools and ideas for how to begin applying
behavioral principles in their work and their lives, as the
partnership moves forward.
MetLife Foundation believes that everyone should have access to the right ﬁnancial
toolds and services to build a better tomorrow. The Foundations mission of
ﬁnancial inclusion focuses on increasing low-income families’ readiness,
willingness and ability to engage with the ﬁnancial sector, in advancing the delivery
of high-quality ﬁnancial products and services, and in investing in research and
learning with the view of beneﬁting those who need it most.
Common Cents leverages research and insights gleaned from behavioral
science to create interventions that lead to positive ﬁnancial behaviors and
improved outcomes for low- to moderate-income households in the United
StatesWe have two ofﬁces: Durham, NC and San Francisco, CA.