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Tag: Financial Psychology

The Art of Getting Value

Watch this video on YouTube People who successfully build wealth have one trait in common: they understand the art of frugality. These unassuming millionaires know how to live on much less than they make, and they know how to save money.  But those behaviors...

Finding Client-Based Financial Planning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmBt3lpBQsk Anyone who sent a check to the IRS this month certainly doesn’t need to be convinced that there is a relationship between money and feelings.  I can personally attest that paying a hefty tax brings up a great deal...

Doing Better Than We Think In South Dakota

South Dakotans have a long-established money script that “we are a poor state.” Everyone in the state knows it, and we’ve always had the facts to prove it. We’ve grown accustomed to being at the lower rungs of almost any financial measurement....

Capitalism, Weeds, and Brotherly Business Deals

Watch this video on YouTube What is capitalism? How does it work? For some time now I’ve been meaning to write a column on that topic, but it has seemed to be a daunting task more fit for an economist than a financial planner. Then I remembered this story from...

Survive Fiscal Cliff with Diversification

Watch this video on YouTube So the economic train is speeding faster and faster, and the edge of the fiscal cliff is getting closer and closer, and the passengers are starting to scream. Meanwhile, the guys in the cab of the engine are arguing about whether to hit the...