First, people love to save money. They like a deal. If they can get something for $50, that’s better than paying $75. Paying $30 is even better. Second, people don’t like to be told how to save money. Especially when those suggestions deal with strongly held personal preferences. It’s alsoRead More →

Since launching my company’s investment advisory service for retirees, True Link Financial, my colleagues and I have spent a lot of time talking to people about their financial plans. Here are five of the most common mistakes we’ve seen and how retirees can avoid them:  Mistake No. 1: Thinking youRead More →

Bloomberg A customer inserts a chip debit card into a credit card terminal at a Walmart Inc. location in Burbank, Calif. The numbers: Consumer borrowing growth weakened a bit in August, led by weaker credit card debt, according to Federal Reserve data released Monday. Total consumer credit increased $17.9 billion,Read More →