Last week we talked about the fear and anxiety people have about speaking to a retirement planner, and that 71% of folks have some type of apprehension about speaking to an advisor. Well, on the heels of that article came a Washington Post story from last week (read it here) talking about how 25% of…

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If all the psychological talk lately has your mind racing, you’re going to love this one.  Did you know that most folks that have trouble saving are affected by two “cognitive biases”?  Not a fan of $5 words?  Think of a “cognitive bias” as a bad behavior our brain is pre-configured to do. This all…

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I found a stat the other day that I thought was pretty bad.  Late last year, the Harris Poll found that 71% of Americans have a legitimate fear of talking to a financial advisor.  And I understand why!  If you don’t have enough money, you think an advisor is going to judge your decisions.  If…

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Back in the latter half of May, I talked about the lack of jobs and how so many manufacturers moved overseas.  Well, one of our clients (thank you, Phil!) responded with a list – a lengthy list – that showed just how many manufacturers and large employers had left the Philadelphia area.  It reads like…

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