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New! ERS Walk and Talk Podcast (available through all major podcast platforms)

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness. Learn more through the link below, or search ERS Walk and Talk through your favorite podcast platform! Learn more and participate whenever convenient for you!

10:00 am11:00 am
Using Behavioral Science to Make Better Money Decisions


When it comes to managing our money, there is often a gap between knowing what’s good for us and actually doing it. Actions we take (or don’t take) often depend on other factors, like our mood, the cost (in effort/time/money), or whether we know other people doing it? Director of the Behavior Laboratory at Texas A&M University, Dr. Marco A. Palma will share stories of how we humans make suboptimal decisions without realizing it.