“Overconfidence is a very serious problem. If you don’t think it affects you, that’s probably because you’re overconfident.”1 That’s a quote from Carl Richards, a financial advisor, author, speaker, columnist and New York Times sketch artist who is well known for capturing the ethos of behavioral finance in simple words and pictures. The study of…

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Real estate is no longer just for people looking to make a move. A combination of the housing market decline and a barrage of television shows featuring novice real estate investors have people fixing up homes then listing properties with hopes of making a profit.1 The real estate investment craze has become so mainstream that…

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The first things that come to mind when thinking about retirement may be rest and relaxation, but before you reach that point, you need a financial strategy that can support your post-career plans. A recent study found many current retirees are worried about just making day-to-day expenses:1 The median annual income for married retirees is…

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