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Tag: money and emotions

Why We Don’t Plan For The Inevitable

Why do we put off taking action that is important to our financial health? Last week we explored some of the financial “emergencies” that can be avoided with planning or prevention. It’s easy to understand why planning is so important. It’s less easy...

Housing Market Shows Risk of Expert Predictions

Investment success requires that a person have a high tolerance for boredom, which means turning a deaf ear to the financial press’s investment panic-de-jour. It’s good for your financial health to avoid following the advice of prognosticating financial...

Financial Stress in Times of Transition

Watch this video on YouTube 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...

Logic with Emotions for Money Decisions

Watch this video on YouTube 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. Take, for example, the recent...