How to Get Past the Worry

I still remember the first time we took our first child to the pediatrician. There was nothing wrong; it was just a normal first check-up. However, my face must have looked like I was carrying our newborn across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. The doctor took one look at me and said, “It’s okay, one […]

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Four “Blind Spots” To Watch Out For When Investing

Ignorance definitely isn’t bliss when it comes to your investments, and yet we all seem to be hard-wired with blind spots, or as psychologists call them, behavioral biases. Here are some of the more common ways we tend to make irrational and unprofitable investment decisions. 1. Assigning too much value to the most recent news Try […]

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Profitable Ideas: Minimalism in a Crisis, The True Cost of a Cat, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Minimalism in a crisis (Becoming Minimalist). As we stock up on essentials, this is a good time to consider all that is truly non-essential.   Personal finance during a crisis (A Wealth of Common Sense). An action plan for anyone whose […]

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