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It Rain Tomorrow

No, the title of this blog is not a typo.  It’s an example of a not so subtle difference between futured and futureless languages.  Keith Chen is a professor in behavioral economics at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.  More importantly to his work, perhaps,...

What About Your Care?

My husband and I recently spent the weekend with my parents, siblings and their families, celebrating my mom’s 78th birthday.  We had a great time together, and mom told us more than once that having everyone home to visit was her best birthday present.  In...

How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

We often preach that while rules of thumb are a necessary evil in personal finance and not a terrible place to start ignoring all other options, they don’t do nearly a complete enough job of helping people understand their personal financial picture. This week,...

The Retiree Next Door

We often say at TAAG that people don’t have financial goals, they have goals…and then everything costs money. Last year, I attended a financial blogging conference called FinCon in St. Louis, Missouri.  I was shocked to see the wealth of talented writers...