Balancing the desire to live for today against minimizing the risk of outliving one’s money is the primary challenge of successful retirement planning.
An assiduous researcher, Anika Hedstrom, CFP®, writes on motivational and behavioral aspects of financial planning. Creator of The Purpose Project™, Anika is inspired by leading management thinker Adam Grant and has contributed to USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and NPR.
Do you believe our basic abilities are genetic and unchangeable? Or do you think intelligence and abilities are malleable? Thanks to discoveries in neuroscience, we now know the brain constantly develops new and stronger neural pathways as we learn and improve.
Every four years, the intersection of power and money lead Wall Street to churn out election-related research pontificating what impact politicking has on the market. Do election results influence the stock market? Or, could it be the other way around?