I was recently interviewed for this article on GoBankingRates.com about why saving money is so painful. I love talking about the intersection of finance and psychology, because they are two things in life that everyone has to deal with on a daily basis.
My favorite tip? Seek the advice of financial professionals – a lot. And then do it again. Because it’s hard to remember their advice, and what everything means. As in:
Wait a minute, what’s a Roth IRA again?
And while I am a true believer of the “Ignorance is Bliss” philosophy of life, money and finance are not areas in which that approach works. Check out the full article, along with lots of great tips here: