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The Financial and Emotional Power of Being Wrong

One of financial philosopher Dick Wagner’s Money Truisms was “Everybody’s weird about money.” We humans, with our extreme frugality, excessive spending, unwillingness to talk about our money, late-night anxieties, compulsive money rituals, and...

Winning Financial Strategy Combines Strong Offense and Defense

Thirty years ago, jogging with a friend, I told him about the difficult time I was having financially. Even though my business’s earnings were very good, the profitability wasn’t where it needed to be. After listening to me for several miles, he said something I’ve...
Forget The Hype:  Avoid Bitcoin, Even If It Is Easier To Buy Now

Forget The Hype: Avoid Bitcoin, Even If It Is Easier To Buy Now

Forget The Hype: Avoid Bitcoin, Even If It Is Easier To Buy Now By Larry Light February 11, 2024 Over the past 12 months, bitcoin has almost doubled in price. The advent of exchange-traded funds for the leading cryptocurrency has helped. But as bitcoin and its kin are...

What’s a CeFT? A Look At Financial Professionals’ Designations

If you’re looking for a financial advisor, one of the first things you may notice is the array of letters behind their names. (For example, mine include MS, CFP®, CFT-I™, and CeFT®.) Chances are you don’t know what all these designations mean, and your eyes may glaze...