Making sound money decisions is fundamental to financial and emotional wellness. One component of that decision-making is applying logic and rationality to a set of known facts. Easy, right? Not necessarily.
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Do you have difficulty talking to people about money? Specifically, about their money or yours? Here’s a quick test that will give you an amazingly accurate answer to that question: Ask the next five people you see how much they make and what they are worth, then share with them the same information about yourself. […]
It’s not every day that a college student gets to be the first person in the US to accomplish something. It’s rarer when that student’s pioneering achievement is also a “first” for their university. The student is Sarah Swantner, a Certified Financial Planning (CFP) certificant and director of financial planning at Kahler Financial Group. The […]
“Everybody gets weird around money.” This was one of many great one-liners about money from my good friend and financial philosopher, the late Dick Wagner, CFP. Dr. Moira Somers, a psychologist from Winnipeg, Canada, agrees. In her new book, Advice That Sticks, she says, “Most people are at least mildly crazy when it comes to […]
Fewer people in the US are living in poverty. According to the October 2017 annual report of the Hamilton Project of the Brookings Institute, the number of Americans living in poverty declined by 13%, or 6 million people, in the two years from 2014 to 2016. That’s encouraging news. Not so encouraging is that 40.6 […]