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Need to Cut the Budget? Get Your Inner Child On Board.

Guest Post From Kathleen Fox Lingering in the shower the other morning, thinking deep thoughts as a way of postponing the inevitable moment of shutting off the nice warm water and stepping out into the cold bathroom, I started pondering ways to make cuts in the...

For Financial Success, Outsmart Your Brain

Watch this video on YouTube How’s this for a convincing excuse not to save for retirement? “I can’t help it. The human brain is programmed for financial failure.” An estimated 80 percent of our decisions are made emotionally. Our brain is...

Money and Marriage, Can It Ever Be Easy?

Many couples agree one of the most problematic areas of their coupleship is the topic of money.  I can’t tell you the number of couples that have told me, “Our relationship is great in every department, except money.  We just can’t talk too long about money...

Rick Kahler Cited in Wall Street Journal

“People aren’t always rational when it comes to their financial decisions.” This statement by Dr. Sonya Britt, cited in a December 12 online article in The Wall Street Journal, certainly won’t come as a surprise to any financial planner. Dr....

Forbes; Financial Planners Need Advisors

“I need to share a secret with you: financial advisors aren’t perfect.” That’s how financial planner Tim Maurer opens an article published online in Forbes on December 7, 2011. He goes on to explain that “anyone trained to be an advisor in the...