Winnipeg Free Press: Cash crazy

Published on 03 September 2016 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Joel Schlesinger Why we feel stressed out about money — we’re driven to be our own worst enemies. If only we could stop the insanity. Money is a major source of stress in many of our lives. According to a leading psychologist on financial management, we’re wired to feel that way whether we like […]

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By Debbie Carlson A day does not go by without headlines about financial fraud, whether it’s hackers infiltrating businesses’ computer networks or other types of identity theft. While using chip-enabled credit cards and being wary of phishing scams help protect consumers, hackers are becoming more sophisticated. “Fraudsters have become so good at finding the cracks […]

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The Motley Fool: Do You Need Financial Therapy?

Published on 10 August 2016 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Alison Southwick The team also examines whether it makes sense to hire a retail therapist (while taking the time to explain what one is). Do you need a financial therapist? That may sound ridiculous, but it’s a real thing, and Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp dig into that question on this edition of Motley […]

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By Alexander Moschina In Monday’s issue, Alex Green wrote about the devastating effect the media can have on your investment portfolio. The media, he argued, “makes modern life appear to be one tragic and depressing slog.” And that negativity can eat away at your ability to make smart financial decisions. The good news? You can […]

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By Jillian Berman Is an app enough to make you a scrooge? This is a question I’ve been pondering recently, thanks to headlines like “Venmo is turning our friends into petty jerks,” and “Cheap bros have found a new way to get out of paying for dates.” These stories center on the mobile payment app […]

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By John Waggoner First off, advisers should tell them that adding international stocks can dampen a portfolio’s volatility, and increase the number of potential winners If you’re a financial adviser, you probably get occasional questions about your investment recommendations. And if you’ve put 15% to 20% or more of your client’s assets in international funds, […]

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Ashland Daily Tidings: Guest Opinion: Everybody knows

Published on 18 June 2016 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Andy Seles A recent poll found two-thirds of Americans have difficulty coming up with $1,000 in an emergency. How many of us acknowledge our financial woes to our relatives, friends and neighbors? While sex, politics and religion are considered taboo subjects in polite conversation, money is so taboo it doesn’t even make the list. […]

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By Bob Veres You’re hearing dire predictions that the next major bear market is around the corner. Others say the bear is still a year or two away. But the truth is, the next bear market will come like the proverbial ‘thief in the night,’ and none of us can predict its hour or day. […]

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By Megan Elliott You got your sense of humor from your mom and your good looks from your dad, but you may have inherited something else from your parents – your problems with money. Bad financial habits often run in the family, as parents pass along their attitudes about debt, saving, and spending to their […]

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Boone County Journal: Dad Never Met an Uber

Published on 18 May 2016 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Bruce Wallace It can be fun to spend money. But keeping track of what that cash is buying and where you are spending it? Not so much. And if you’re reading this and just sent a kiddo to prom and/or graduation, I feel your pain. If you’re reading this and have a kid in […]

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