Stress is what happens when something you care about is at stake. This definition comes from Susan Bradley, CFP, author of Sudden Money and a specialist in the financial aspect of life transitions. The stress around these transitions is a common reason that people seek out financial advice. We tend to be driven to consult […]
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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.
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 […]