Listening To The Wrong Money Messages

  • The Art & Science Of “Smarter” Spending

      December 18, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Although a number of studies have focused on the effect of income on happiness, Elizabeth Dunn, a social psychologist at the University of British Columbia, also wanted to understand the effect of spending choices on happiness. For example, previous research […]
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  • Retirement Expectations

      December 4, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Retirement will trigger changes in every area of your life.  As you anticipate and prepare for this stage of life, you are likely to look forward to certain changes and to dread others. In fact, it is not uncommon for […]
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  • Fresh Perspectives & New Resources To Guide Your Giving Decisions

      November 26, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Regardless of how or where we choose to give, most of us would like to feel confident that our financial donations are being used wisely.  Thanks to technology and some out-of-the-box thinkers in the social sector, we now have a […]
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  • Kids Need Money Mentors

      November 15, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    With the level of consumer debt skyrocketing and the cost of housing, education, and health care increasing at double-digit rates, younger generations are facing unprecedented challenges to achieving economic security and financial independence.  Therefore, helping our youth to learn effective […]
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  • More Than a Will: Estate-Planning Must Do’s

      November 2, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    The tabloids are full of stories about celebrities who have passed away without wills or other end-of-life documents in place. From Elvis Presley to – most recently – Prince, celebrities often break this cardinal rule of financial planning, leaving their […]
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  • Increasing Happiness Is A Matter Of Intention

      October 12, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    For many years, the prevailing theory was that individuals have a genetically determined happiness set point. In other words, scientists believed that each person could temporarily experience more happiness (depending on circumstances, relationships, and life events), but would then slide […]
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  • A World Our Questions Create

      September 28, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Jacqueline Kelm believes that we live in a world our questions create.  In her book Appreciative Living, she writes, “The internal and external questions we ask steer our thinking, attention, and images in one direction or another which in turn […]
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  • Ambivalent Feelings About Retirement

      September 21, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    Retirement will trigger changes in every area of your life.  As you anticipate and prepare for this stage of life, you are likely to look forward to certain changes and to dread others. In fact, it is not uncommon for […]
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  • Successful Aging Requires “Whole Life” Planning

      September 13, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    We often equate preparing for old age with achieving the financial security needed to sustain us throughout life.  However, a truly successful and fulfilling aging experience requires planning and preparation in all areas of life. Financial planning is indeed important, […]
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  • Listening To The Wrong Money Messages

      September 6, 2018     Intrinsic Blog     0 Comment(s)

    For many of us, managing our finances and building economic security is a nagging concern.  We know we should be making greater strides in taking control of our money matters, but nothing changes.  What keeps us from achieving the financial […]
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