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Mind the Gap: Overcoming an Income Gap in Relationships

Written by Robin Young, CFP® on 10 March 2017.

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mind the gap copyNavigating relationship challenges when you have accumulated or earn more than your spouse or significant other.

Historically, fiscally unequal relationships have tipped toward the man having or making more than the woman in a relationship. In many cases, this also meant that men had more decision making power in relationships. But a rising trend since the late 20th century has been fiscally unequal relationships where the table is turned.

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When it Comes to Decisions, Emotions Lead

Written by Robin Young, CFP® on 08 February 2017.

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Yes-no-maybeHave you ever made a financial decision and felt one way about it at the time but felt differently about it a few days, weeks or months down the road? In a research study published in the Harvard University Annual Review of Psychology, this type of a flip-flop is common and scientifically supported as part of the human condition.

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Envisioning Your Future

Written by Robin Young, CFP® on 12 January 2017.

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Pilot Your LifeSuccess, Well-Being and Prosperity in the coming year

As we embark on a new year, many of us make resolutions in the effort to improve something about our circumstances or lives. Though some resolutions are kept, many of us find that, come March or so, we have modified or altogether done away with the resolution; then, come 2018, rinse and repeat.

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Prediction Season

Written by Robin Young, CFP® on 06 December 2016.

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prediction-seasonIn the coming weeks, investors are likely to be bombarded with predictions about what the future, and specifically the next year, may hold for their portfolios. These outlooks are typically accompanied by recommended investment strategies and actions that are aimed at trying to avoid the next crisis or missing out on the next "great" opportunity.

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Empty Nest? | Organize Your Finances to Pursue New Interests

Written by Robin Young, CFP® on 06 November 2016.

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Robin NestHaving a child is a life changing event. So is having a child leave home. Being mindful of what you are feeling and the impact that it is having on your mood and your day-to-day activities is important during any major transition. Finding positive and healthy ways to manage your time like exercising, taking a class or simply doing something that you love can help improve your mood and allow you to make the transition with greater ease.