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Financially Speaking

Declutter Your Finances: Put Your Wisdom to Work for You

Consider consolidating accounts, choosing fewer investments

You’ve read, I’m sure, that mental quickness declines with age (I live in grumpy denial of that fact, even though I’ve had plenty of proof). But there’s a much happier story to tell. Older people perform as well as or better than younger people on tests of financial decision-making. Our math skills might slip, but our accumulated wisdom triumphs. … Back to Article

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