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Behavioral Finance

5 Reasons To Hire A Financial Advisor -- One Dominant

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 06.27.2015 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

Your very success may well depend on sticking with a well-designed and considered financial plan when it is the hardest to do so. This is the capital "R" reason you may want a lifetime financial advisor.

The Dangers of a Glass Half-Full: Don't Let a Sunny Outlook Threaten Your Finances

Scott Burns | Posted 05.17.2015 | Money
Scott Burns

Looking on the bright side may help improve your social life, health and career. Unfortunately, your optimism may also hide risks to your finances.

America Desperately Needs to Double Its Savings Rate: Here's How to Do it

Scott Burns | Posted 04.04.2015 | Money
Scott Burns

In the past, much of the workforce had a portion of wages seamlessly and automatically reserved for the future in investments managed by employers. Now, most of us need to make an active choice to put money toward distant goals.

Four Proven, Easy Ways to Secure Your Retirement

Scott Burns | Posted 12.26.2014 | Money
Scott Burns

Saving more is critical to your wealth. Use these four proven strategies to raise your investment rate and secure your retirement.

What Can Monkeys Teach Us About Saving for Retirement?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Jerry Patterson

It's hard to save money. It's really hard. It's hard for monkeys and it's hard for us humans as well.

(Re)Define Your Self-Worth to Create a Highly Personal Net Worth

Manisha Thakor | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Manisha Thakor

Self-worth and net worth have a very complicated relationship in modern America.

Investing Fees Are For Suckers

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

Investment advisers are like the 350-pound bouncers standing between you and the bar: They want you to believe you have to get past them to get to the...

The Best Way To Save Money

Manisha Thakor | Posted 02.07.2012 | Women
Manisha Thakor

How much should you strive to save?

The WSJ Tries to Fix Our Mistakes

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Were we crazy to believe, or at least fear, that we were heading into a depression in December?