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What To Do If You’ve Depleted Your Savings Over the Last Year
  • Feb 1 2021
  • Published in: Bankrate
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

“Commit to yourself ahead of time — before that money hits your…

Amanda Utevsky SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Bias Is Built Into Our Brains. But There’s Still Hope.
  • Jan 18 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

Human beings are simplifiers. We are cognitive misers, exerting the least amount…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

2020 In Review: Behavioral Science Edition
  • Dec 18 2020
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

In hindsight, we should have known 2020 would be a fiasco —…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Rebooting savings during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Nov 18 2020
  • Published in: Fintech Futures
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

With the US government stimulus expired and replacement programs still in flux,…

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How can women advance their public service careers?
  • Nov 10 2020
  • Published in: Apolitical
  • Keywords: Government

The landscape for women in public office leadership positions has shifted dramatically…

Lyndsay Gavin BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Eating Your Company’s Feelings
  • Nov 3 2020
  • Published in: PeopleScience
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions

Stay at home orders brought about by COVID-19 left many of us…

Allison White BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Fintech MX Tackles the Financial Literacy Gap by Designing for User Bandwidth
  • Oct 30 2020
  • Published in: Blackrock's Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Low financial literacy is a growing problem in the United States. A…

Allison White BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

10 Behavioral Scientists You Should Know
  • Oct 29 2020
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

Behavioral science is increasingly being applied outside university laboratories to industry settings,…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Strings Attached: Why the Payroll Tax Deferment Could Hurt Savers
  • Sep 25 2020
  • Published in: Blackrock's Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

The President signed a memorandum in August 2020 allowing employers to defer…

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FTA Awards $14M in Grants for 25 ‘Innovative Mobility’ Projects
  • Sep 11 2020
  • Published in: Railway Age
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced that 25 projects in 24…

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L.A. Metro receives FTA grant to develop a pilot travel rewards program
  • Sep 11 2020
  • Published in: Mass Transit Mag
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

L.A. Metro is partnering with the Harvard School of Business, the Duke…

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Los Angeles Metro Awarded Federal Grant to Develop Travel Rewards Program
  • Sep 10 2020
  • Published in: MyNewsLA
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday that it awarded $700,000 to the…

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