We all like to be around people like ourselves. It’s human nature. The more we have in common with others, the easier it is to communicate. The same goes for financial institutions. We want our financial institution to know what products and services we want. This is what gives rise…

I really wanted to buy it. It was new, shiny, fun and expensive. It was a “want,” but not a “need.” And I didn’t have any money on me. The salesperson said, “No problem. We have a program for that. We call it ‘Buy now — Pay later.’” Great, I…

Most people don’t realize that when they spend money, they also activate the same area of your brain as when they feel physical pain. Subscription services and auto-billing are the leaks in your financial plan that you don’t pay attention to.

Automatic subscription payments take away the “pain of paying.”…

I’m really a patient guy. Everybody tells me so. But sometimes my patience is tested to the brink. Last week, I was standing in line at the grocery store. I was running a little late, but no problem. There was just one person ahead of me, and the cashier was…

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