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The Behavior Gap

Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money

By Carl Richards
18-minute read
The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money by Carl Richards

These blinks will help you to make better decisions about money. By defining the behavior gap – the rift between what we should do and what we actually do – and explaining how to close it, Richards offers guidelines for making smart financial decisions for life.

  • Anyone who wants to spend and invest money wisely
  • Anyone interested in self-help and self-improvement
  • Anyone who doesn’t think money is the be-all and end-all of happiness

Certified financial planner Carl Richards is director of investor education for BAM ALLIANCE, a group of more than 130 independent wealth management advisors. He has contributed to the New York Times and been featured on Marketplace Money, and

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