Too many financial decisions are based on feelings rather than hard facts. In their book, Monkey Money Mind, authors Chris Zadeh and Angelique Schouten set their sights on bringing an end to the feelings-based approach to money management. Their advice is straightforward and honest, and the concepts in Monkey Money Mind are accessible, delivered with an inviting, but bold tone that challenges readers to tame their monkey mind and begin thriving financially.Learn More
I was twenty-five years old [when] I finally realized how poor my financial state was. I realized there’s much more I want to do with my life, and I needed credit to do it, and I turned everything around.
I found myself unemployed at thirty-nine years old and paying rent out of my savings. What is your life going to be like when you can’t work? Put some cash away, man!
Love should never be an excuse to break the bank.
Thanks to an advisor, I invested for years in a worthless swamp. I learned a good lesson: it is better to look at what you are buying first.
My advice, especially to the young, is to choose your own path in life. As for my advice when it comes to finance, there is only one free lunch: rebalancing. When you rebalance, you sell high when the market goes up, and rebuy when the market goes down. In general, if you have a viable market, rebalancing means you’re going to make money.
Nature is the economist of the world. It is our foundation and it is not expendable. Without the gorillas who plant the seeds, fertilize the soil, and create light gaps in the canopy for plants to grow, we lose the next generation of forests. And without the foreststhe trees absorbing CO2, releasing oxygen, and storing the carbonwe’re up a creek without a paddle, to quote a scientific phrase.
It is infinitely more fun to send bills than to receive a salary.
Chris and Angelique know that we all make mistakes with our money. They know because they’ve each spent a portion of their lives making those same mistakes. When it comes to money, people get irrational and let emotions drive decisions. Chris and Angelique come from humble beginnings when money was tight. They broke the cycle by being practical and thinking about their money decisions in terms of behavioral finance. With their help and expertise, anyone can turn around and improve their financial situations.Learn more about Chris and Angelique