Five Ways to Deal with Difficult Financial Challenges In an earlier blog post, I wrote that many of our personal financial problems have the characteristics of mysteries rather than puzzles. They are marked by ambiguity. They not only lack a … Continue reading Don’t let setbacks discourage you
Time Split to the Nanosecond Is Precisely What Wall Street Wants Computer scientists at Stanford University and Google have created technology that can track time down to 100 billionths of a second. It could be just what Wall Street is … Continue reading Obsessed with time
How to Clean Up the Student Loan Mess Student loans are central to financing college educations, yet millions of borrowers are in default. That is clear evidence that the system is in dire need of improvement. In fact, new research … Continue reading Reducing default matters
Five Ways You Can Become Less Financially Vulnerable If I asked you, “On a scale of 1-10 where 1 = “not at all financially vulnerable” and 10 = “very financially vulnerable,” how financially vulnerable do you consider yourself to be?” … Continue reading Financial stress
Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life With a Shopping Ban For many of us, the beginning of the year involves cutting back: on Negronis, Nutella, Netflix, on whatever we previously overindulged in — which often includes unnecessary spending. But … Continue reading Consider the bigger picture
Learning to love your future self It’s February, deep in the blahs of winter, and clients are behaving oddly: they’re less willing to buy risky equities and more inclined to sell higher-risk holdings. That’s because large segments of the population … Continue reading Connecting with future you
Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most These days, we’re having a harder and harder time trusting each other.Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it’s picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, sliding credit cards … Continue reading What the heck is blockchain?