Tag Archives: Jean Chatzky

Are you comparing yourselves to others?

Be honest: How often do compare yourself to others? Maybe it’s something small, like the fact that the neighbor had his or her front porch painted and now yours looks shabby in comparison. Or a co-worker got a few new … Continue reading

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Will specific steps help you reach your goals?

We’ve all done it: set a goal or resolution, then felt enthusiastic and committed to achieving it…for about a week, after which life returns to normal and the budgeting workbook or the fancy gym clothes lay forgotten in the corner. … Continue reading

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More people are afraid of investing in the stock market than they are of dying

Are you afraid of spiders? Clowns? Or maybe your fear is something you encounter regularly, like public speaking or using the elevator? Or perhaps, like the majority of respondents in a recent study, these frightening things pale in comparison to … Continue reading

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Do you suffer from math anxiety?

It’s certainly not news that Americans are bad at math. And it’s not too difficult to imagine the ways in which our math mistakes can cost us: under-calculating the total of a grocery cart before you hit the register, overtipping … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning your finances

I’m one of those strange people who actually enjoys cleaning out closets. There’s something about the process of taking everything out, throwing it into a pile, and then slowly going back through it and deciding what to keep and what … Continue reading

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How do you feel about saving money?

The answer – it turns out – is completely dependent on how you read the question. If you took saving money to mean getting a deal, a discount, a screaming buy on a purchase, then you likely reacted positively. And … Continue reading

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Put the personal in personal finance

One of my favorite Money Rules is Money Rule #1: Personal finance is more personal than it is finance. I wish I could take credit for it — as I wrote in the book, it comes from financial planner Tim … Continue reading

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Have a conversation with financial journalist Jean Chatzky

Wells Fargo is sponsoring a live stream event. Chat directly with financial journalist Jean Chatzky and her mother, Elaine Sherman, and ask all your questions about how to talk about finances with your parents and your children. Moderated by MORE… Continue reading

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"Let’s Talk – Healthcare, the Economy and Retirement" webcast

What’s the biggest fear of working Americans? A layoff? Nope. A reduction in hours? Nope, again. According to a recent Gallup poll of the biggest employment-related fear held by respondents is a possible reduction in health insurance benefits. Surprising, perhaps…. Continue reading

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Thoughts from the NC Governors Conference for Women

I had an opportunity to attend the 5th annual NC Governors Conference for Women November 2nd and my mind is still spinning from all of the amazing women that live, work and play in this state. I met Sandra Dubose-Gibson… Continue reading

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