How to make more than your parents

Data Shows You’ll Likely Make Less Than Your Parents, But This Is How You Can Change That

As Colin Powell presciently noted, “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” But while generations have bought into the idea that hard work levels the playing field, it’s becoming clear it takes more than a hefty dose of elbow grease to rise to the top. Mobility, in an […]

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Trick your brain into making financial decisions

3 Ways To Trick Your Brain Into Making Important Financial Decisions

It is no secret that as Americans, we avoid making financial decisions, even when it’s not in our own best interest. You only need to look at the latest trends in household savings rates, or evaluate retirement plan participation rates. A common belief is that financial decisions are complicated and require thoughtful planning and skill. However, research exploring […]

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fear causing financial problems

Is Fear Causing You Financial Problems?

Since launching this site we’ve talked to hundreds of people about their money, their goals, and their financial problems. Between conferences, friends, strangers on social media, and our loyal readers we get messages daily asking for help. Naturally, one question our friends ask us is, “what is one pattern you’ve noticed or one thing you’ve […]

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