• Wheel of Emotions - Behavioral Finance

    Behavioral Finance: Are We Ruled by Emotion?

    If asked, most people would probably say they are rational individuals who make wise decisions. Indeed, logical thinking and prudent behavior are the norm for the majority of people in most instances.  Unfortunately, when it comes to money management, people who are otherwise rational often tend to act irrationally, and this tendency is quite pervasive.  Regardless…
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    I Went on a 2 Week Diet and All I Lost was 14 Days!

    I went on a 2 week diet and all I lost was 14 days! – anonymous You can’t avoid hearing them on the TV, the radio, and seeing them in your magazines… Weight Loss Solutions!  We are bombarded by pictures and testimonials on how weight loss programs helped someone lose 10, 20, even 50 lbs…
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  • Storm Brewing

    oh, see the storm is threatening…

    oh, see the storm is threatening my very life today if i don’t get some shelter yeah, i’m gonna fade away These lyrics from the famous English rock band say so much. In our business of helping clients with their personal finances, we keep a close eye on our government’s tax policies. We are indeed…
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    “I did NOT have Three Thousand Pairs of Shoes…”

    “I did NOT have Three Thousand Pairs of Shoes…, I had One Thousand and Sixty” This quote from Imelda Marcos strikes many as one of the pinnacles of opulence in our time. It strikes me as an example of how a person’s “perspective” shapes their world. When it comes to shoes, one person sees 1,060…
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  • Jelly Donuts

    Procrastination and a Jelly Doughnut

    You know you shouldn’t, but you do. You procrastinate. It might be a function of too much to do, a bad behavioral habit, or simply a lack of education on what procrastination really costs. Let’s say you pick up a bad dose of poison oak on Saturday and you are flying to the East Coast…
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Behavioral Finance: Are We Ruled by Emotion?

Wheel of Emotions - Behavioral Finance

If asked, most people would probably say they are rational individuals who make wise decisions. Indeed, logical thinking and prudent behavior are the norm for the majority of people in most instances.  Unfortunately, when it comes to money management, people who are otherwise rational often tend to act irrationally, and this tendency is quite … [Read more...]

I Went on a 2 Week Diet and All I Lost was 14 Days!

WF_1

I went on a 2 week diet and all I lost was 14 days! – anonymous You can’t avoid hearing them on the TV, the radio, and seeing them in your magazines… Weight Loss Solutions!  We are bombarded by pictures and testimonials on how weight loss programs helped someone lose 10, 20, even 50 lbs or more, in only a few short weeks without lifting a … [Read more...]

oh, see the storm is threatening…

Storm Brewing

oh, see the storm is threatening my very life today if i don't get some shelter yeah, i'm gonna fade away These lyrics from the famous English rock band say so much. In our business of helping clients with their personal finances, we keep a close eye on our government’s tax policies. We are indeed facing a storm of new taxes that are … [Read more...]

“I did NOT have Three Thousand Pairs of Shoes…”

Shoes

"I did NOT have Three Thousand Pairs of Shoes..., I had One Thousand and Sixty" This quote from Imelda Marcos strikes many as one of the pinnacles of opulence in our time. It strikes me as an example of how a person’s “perspective” shapes their world. When it comes to shoes, one person sees 1,060 pairs as a reasonable number until they can find … [Read more...]

Procrastination and a Jelly Doughnut

Jelly Donuts

You know you shouldn’t, but you do. You procrastinate. It might be a function of too much to do, a bad behavioral habit, or simply a lack of education on what procrastination really costs. Let’s say you pick up a bad dose of poison oak on Saturday and you are flying to the East Coast on Tuesday morning. Are you going to put off the doctor’s visit … [Read more...]