Research FHI is adamant about staying on the cutting edge of the latest advances in Behavioral Economics, Neuroscience, Learning Theory and Psychology, and understanding how to put these theories into practice.  We love to research this stuff and believe it’s critical in keeping our programming alive and always improving. If you have interest in…(Read More)

Happy holidays! I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season thus far and that the stress levels haven’t gone off the charts — yet. I thought I’d try to bring a little behavioral economics to the holiday season by exploring what I’m calling the”holiday tunnel.” You might remember from our classes that…(Read More)

If you only have one shot to introduce your client to a Financial Health tool then make sure the Receipt Exercise and Spending Journal are your go tos. This is the first step toward building a personal financial plan. First part is to keep all of their receipts for one week in the envelope. Remember…(Read More)

As we’ve been out in the field delivering classes and working with people, we recognized that, while many people have heard of the Equifax data breach, few have really looked into the issue or done anything about it. Additionally, we have heard that many case managers have not been providing information to their clients…(Read More)

Thanks to a partnership between Intermountain Salvation Army and the Financial Health Institute, people who are struggling with addiction recovery at the Harbor Light center are getting back on their feet. The Financial Health Institute developed a program that specifically meets the unique financial challenges of their target population. As we all know, being financially…(Read More)

For the last eight years, the Financial Health Institute has been teaching courses at nonprofits across the country. From this experience, our faculty noticed a recurring trend in the sector—massive staff turnover. We understand that personnel change and movement occurs in all sectors, however, there are additional consequences and effects this may have in…(Read More)