News & Media

Syntoniq’s my3B Advisor assessment: A review

November 3, 2018

Daren Fonda at Barron’s tried our my3B Advisor assessment. Here’s what he learned.

Behavioral Economics Guide 2018 launch co-sponsored by Syntoniq

September 19, 2018

Prasad Ramani and Alain Samson spoke at the official launch of the Behavioral Economics Guide 2018, sponsored by ING and Syntoniq.

How to avoid and overcome decision-making obstacles

August 30, 2018

Read Alain Samson’s comments in a new Fast Company article discussing some of the most common obstacles to good decision-making and how they can be mitigated.

A nudge that fits

August 27, 2018

How can financial advisors find a nudge that fits not only the behavioral problem, but also their clients? Find out in Alain Samson and Prasad Ramani’s latest article in InvestmentNews.

Overconfidence: The dark side of risk tolerance

August 13, 2018

In a new article published in Advisor Perspectives, Syntoniq’s Alain Samson and Prasad Ramani address the relationship between overconfidence and risk tolerance in Syntoniq’s data and discuss implications for financial advisors.

Prasad Ramani to speak on behavioral finance at London Business School

July 30, 2018

Prasad Ramani, Syntoniq’s CEO, has been invited to speak on behavioral finance by the London Business School as part of their Strategic Investment Management (SIM) program on October 19th. The SIM program aims to deliver thought leadership for investment professionals by providing academic rigor to real-world applications.

Yama Bassam joins Syntoniq as Chief Catalyst Officer

June 14, 2018

With years of proven track record in international sales and business development, as well as an exemplary work ethic, Yama Bassam joins the Syntoniq team as its Chief Catalyst Officer. We are very excited to welcome Yama on board and look forward to the fresh perspectives he brings to Syntoniq’s vision as we are constantly evolving to meet the needs of our fantastic client community.

Alain Samson confirmed as 2018 “nudge judge”

May 1, 2018

Syntoniq’s CSO, Alain Samson, will be on the panel of judges for the 2018 Nudge Awards alongside fellow judges Dan Ariely and Diana Fleischman. The competition recognizes the greatest examples of behavioral science in action and offers awards in several categories, including ‘Most Effective’ and ‘Best Insight’. Winners are announced in June, 2018.

List of contributors to BE Guide 2018 finalized

April 12, 2018

Behavioraleconomics.com, our sister site, has just finalized the full list of this year’s contributors to the Behavioral Economics Guide. The publication will feature an introduction by Robert Cialdini and behavioral insights articles by organizations from five different continents.

Beyond auto-enrollment

March 9, 2018

A new article by Robert Powell in TheStreet takes a critical look at pension auto-enrollment and outlines how to stop procrastinating to become a smarter retirement saver. Alain Samson comments.

Why we need to tackle workplace financial wellness

December 6, 2017

A new article by the Financial Times’ FTAdviser draws on Syntoniq’s joint work with MetLife to discuss problems and opportunities in the employee financial wellness space. You can download the white paper here.