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Simon Russell
Simon Russell
Director, Behavioural Finance Australia

Russell is the founder and director of Behavioural Finance Australia. He provides specialist behavioural finance training and consultancy services to financial advisers, fund managers and major superannuation funds. His most recent book, Behavioural finance: a guide for financial advisers, is intended to help financial advisers prepare for the behavioural-finance-related components of the FASEA exam, and improve their client engagement skills.

Articles by Simon Russell

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SIMON RUSSELL  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
Superannuation fund members are not all the same; but neither are they all entirely different. Read more
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SIMON RUSSELL  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
How do we deal with people's behavioural biases when they make complex retirement-related decisions? This was one of the central issues discussed in the recently released Retirement Income Review. In particular, a key problem that addressed by the ... Read more
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SIMON RUSSELL  |  MONDAY, 3 SEP 2018
If you could make a single change to standard practices in the investment industry, one that would help both investment professionals and their clients, what would it be? The Royal Commission might suggest a few changes. But how about simply reversing ... Read more
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SIMON RUSSELL  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUN 2018
The Productivity Commission (PC) recently released its draft report on the efficiency and competitiveness of the Australian superannuation industry. The PC explicitly took on board some findings from the behavioural finance research literature and ... Read more
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