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Bradley T. Klontz, PsyD, CFP

Associate Professor of Practice

Economics and Finance


Heider College of Business
Economics & Finance - Business
Graduate School
Financial Psychology and Behavioral Finance (Graduate Certificate)
Business Administration MBA (Master's)

Bradley T. Klontz, PsyD, CFP

Associate Professor of Practice

Economics and Finance

Dr. Bradley T. Klontz, Psy.D., CFP® is a Founder of the Financial Psychology Institute and an Associate Professor of Practice at Creighton University Heider College of Business. He is a Managing Principal of Your Mental Wealth Advisors, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a Former President of the Hawaii Psychological Association. 

Dr. Klontz was awarded the Innovative Practice Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association for his application of psychological interventions to help people with money and wealth issues and his innovative practice in financial psychology for practitioners across the country.

Dr. Klontz has co-authored/co-edited five books on financial psychology: Facilitating Financial Health: Tools for Financial Planners, Coaches, and Therapists (NUCO, 2016), Financial Therapy: Theory, Research & Practice (Springer, 2014), Mind Over Money (Broadway Business, 2009), Wired for Wealth (HCI, 2008), and The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge (HCI,2008).

His work has been featured on ABC News’ 20/20, Good Morning America, and in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time, Kiplinger’s, Money Magazine, NPR and many other media outlets and professional magazines and journals.

Research Focus

Financial Psychology
Applied Behavioral Finance


Economics and Finance


Associate Professor of Practice


  • Journal of Financial Planning
    Financial planner as healer: Maximizing the role of financial health physician.
    29(12), p. 52-59 2016
  • Journal of Financial Therapy
    Internal consistency and convergent validity of the Klontz Money Behavior Inventory (KMBI)
    6(2), p. 14-31 2015
  • Journal of Financial Therapy
    Reliability and convergent validity of the Klontz Money Script Inventory-Revised (KMSI-R)
    6(2), p. 1-13 2015