Do you know what your brain does on willpower? It’s happening whenever you try to resist anything or form new habits. When you’re using willpower, the part of your brain responsible for reasoning, impulse control, and problem-solving (the prefrontal cortex) is activated.1 The opposite is true too. With lower willpower levels, there’s not as much […]
When was the last time you talked about inflation? When was the last time you didn’t do something or buy something because of inflation? For most folks, inflation isn’t just a regular topic of conversation ー it’s also become an excuse to avoid buying or doing certain things, even when cost isn’t an issue.1 In […]
Pop quiz. Are these statements true or false? Any time food or gas prices go up, we’re seeing inflation at work. Inflation is always bad for the economy. The consumer price index (CPI) and the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index are measures of inflation. Believe it or not, not one of those is a […]
What's left of the markets after the last quarter? What can we expect in the months ahead? It’s really hard to say, since risks and opportunities abound. We broke down what you need to know about markets and the economy into a five-minute read. Click here to see it! Want to learn more about what savvy […]
What’s the number one thing you want to experience on your next vacation? A new adventure? Local sights or the most authentic version of your favorite dish? These days, more folks want meaningful interactions when they travel.1 They’re not just looking for fancy hotels with spas, group tours, parasailing, and the typical resort fare. They […]
Are you planning to move or stay where you are? Where you end up could have a big impact on your costs of living and how far your nest egg could go. That’s a big reason why New Mexico is a growing hot spot for retirees.1 It costs them about $45,500 a year to live […]
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