“You are too nice” – my manager and mentor at my very first job told me. She didn’t mean it as a compliment. It was the answer to my question as to why I had been taken advantage of and not been recognized for my accomplishments. I was frustrated that the credit always went to [...]
Money is more about mind than it is about math
We all know we should spend less than we earn and save the rest. That is all there is to personal finance. But we still struggle to live within our means. Sometimes it is really due to income, but it also due to our mindset. Advertisers use behavioral finance to trick us into buy more. We can do things to trick ourselves into making the right choices too. How our brains behave and act to certain external stimuli allows us to tame and use our brains to our advantage. I’ll break down psychological research and case studies into simple, actionable steps that can help you improve your personal finance.