Can I Afford the Monthly Payments? Losing The Forest for the Trees

Can I afford the monthly payments?

Have you ever wondered whether you could afford a monthly payment on something? Maybe a car, house, or private school payments? I would argue that people asking this question are losing the forest for the trees. And we all do it. This post is here to remind us that there is a better way to think about money, and to tell you how to find the right mindset.

Budgeting That You Won’t Hate: Backwards Budgeting

Backwards Budgeting

Let’s be real. Most of us hate budgeting. I know that I do. That said, I am a big believer that unintentional plans lead to lots of people ending up broke. What if I told you that there is a way to budget that you won’t hate, and it will accomplish all of your goals automatically? Too good to be true? Read on to find out…

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: Mastering Happiness Economics

Happiness Economics

The relationship between money and happiness is complicated. Left to our own devices, most people just don’t get it. The sooner we understand this important relationship, the more likely we are to find that happiness we’ve been looking for. Otherwise, we’ll just saying, “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.”

Why Aren’t Doctors Rich? Goldberg’s Experiment

why aren't doctors rich?

In the 1960’s, Lew Goldberg showed that a physician’s intuition and judgment can be fatally flawed.  Interestingly, the same fatal flaw that was exposed by Goldberg is the same fatal flaw that causes some of the biggest financial mistakes that doctors make with money.  Why aren’t doctors rich?  Psychology has an interesting explanation that everyone … Read more