Despite the myth that finance is a rational science, money is in fact all about emotion. Little wonder then that the field of financial therapy is growing.
Sticking with your plan isn't necessarily the smartest move. Working a little longer could reduce financial stress and get you closer to your long-term goals.
Are you planning your retirement? There are lots of variables, dollar figures and percentages to factor in when determining how much you'll need to save for your golden years.
We fret over portfolio balances, but the numbers on the scale can also have a big impact on our investment expenses. Here's what one man did about it.
Habit, unrealistic expectations or an impulse to help can have costly consequences, particularly for people who are no longer earning an income.
There are no guarantees, of course, but there are ways to get help with basic tasks and to make accidents less likely.
Retirement can worsen your finances, health and even your marriage. And yes, you may miss many aspects of having a job.
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