Dr. Charles Chaffin is an author, educator, and consultant working in a variety of disciplines. His work straddles financial psychology and the science of attention and distraction in the workplace. His most recent books, "The Psychology of Financial Planning: The Practitioner's Guide to Money & Behavior" and "The Practitioner's Toolkit" focus on ways advisors can better understand client biases (and their own) to develop deeper relationships in financial planning practice.
"Numb: How the information age dulls our senses and how we can get them back" focuses on the science behind social media, cable news, dating apps, and technology in general impact us, from confirmation bias to compassion fatigue to choice overload.
He teaches in a variety of colleges and universities and consulted with several financial firms in helping them better understand humans and their complex relationship with money. His passion, whether as an author, educator, or consultant, is to take complex topics and make them accessible and impactful to a broader population. As a speaker and consultant, he works with a variety of companies and organizations to help them become more productive and client-centered.