Dr. Bradley T. Klontz, Psy.D., CFP®
I'm an expert in financial psychology, financial planning, and applied behavioral finance. I'm an Associate Professor of Practice at Creighton University Heider College of Business, Co-Founder of the Financial Psychology Institute, and Managing Principal of Your Mental Wealth Advisors. In addition to Money Mammoth (Wiley, 2021), I am co-author/co-editor of Facilitating Financial Health (NUCO, 2008; 2016), Financial Therapy (Springer, 2015), Mind Over Money (Broadway Business, 2009), Wired for Wealth (HCI, 2008), and The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge (HCI, 2005; 2008).
I am a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a Former President of the Hawaii Psychological Association. I was awarded the Innovative Practice Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association for my application of psychological interventions to help people with money and wealth issues and his innovative practice in financial psychology for practitioners across the country.
I have been a columnist for the Journal of Financial Planning, On Wall Street, PsychologyToday.com, the Garden Island Newspaper, and am a regular op-ed contributor to CNBC. My work has been featured on ABC News’ 20/20, Good Morning America, and in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time, Kiplinger’s, Money Magazine, NPR and many other media outlets and professional magazines and journals.
In 2019 I was appointed to the CNBC Financial Wellness Council and have received the Montgomery-Warschauer Award from the Journal of Financial Planning, honoring the most outstanding contribution to the betterment of the financial planning profession in 2018 and 2021. I have partnered with organizations including Capital One, JP Morgan Chase, Mutual of Omaha, and H&R Block in efforts to help raise public awareness around issues related to financial health and financial psychology.
Learn more about me at www.BradKlontz.com, my Money Mindset channel on YouTube www.YouTube.com/c/drbradklontz and @DrBradKlontz on social media.
Money Mammoth: Harness The Power of Financial Psychology to Evolve Your Money Mindset, Avoid Extinction, and Crush Your Financial Goals
A look at the psychological barriers to financial success and how to create a better financial future
When it comes to our relationship with money, we are in the Stone Age. Despite the relentless barrage of information and warnings from financial experts, the average American is in terrible financial shape. It turns out that human beings are just not wired to do the right things around money—such as saving and not overspending. That’s why financial success is so difficult to attain. When it comes to our financial instincts, we are no more evolved than our ancestors who hunted the Woolly Mammoth 400,000 years ago.
Recent findings from the field of financial psychology could help the many Americans who know what they need to do but just can’t seem to make it happen. If you fall into this category, consider Money Mammoth: Evolve Your Money Mindset and Avoid Financial Extinction.
This book looks at financial well-being from a psychological and evolutionary perspective. It reveals the obstacles that prevent people from taking their first critical steps towards financial wellness. It examines how our instincts and beliefs about money influence our financial behaviors. It explores money beliefs, how they develop, and how they drive our money behaviors
As the world’s leading experts in financial psychology, authors Dr. Brad Klontz, Dr. Ed Horwitz, and Dr. Ted Klontz can help you:
Discover how the experience of your ancestors are impacting your finances
Understand how your friends, family members, and tribe may be holding you back
Overcome mental roadblocks to wealth and success
Harness the power of your emotional brain to transform your relationship with money
Build confidence in your ability to take control of your financial future
In Money Mammoth, the authors reveal the secrets to harnessing the power of your psychology to reach your financial goals.