Carl Richards is a certified financial planner and a columnist for the New York Times, where he has a weekly “Sketch Guy” column. Carl has been featured on Marketplace Money and is the author of The Behavior Gap.
In his new book, The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way To Be Smart About Your Money, Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?” The answer is different for everyone, but it’s a solid foundation for making a long-term plan. The fact is, in a single page you can prioritize what you really want in life and figure out how to get there. How much should I really save?
As details of the New York State budget filter out, different municipal and business sectors are reviewing it to determine its potential impact. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with some North Country interests on their initial budget thoughts.
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Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, essayist, author, editor and activist - Barbara Smith and Political Consultant, Libby Post.
Schedule topics today include Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wins election in Israel; Penn State frat suspended; Presbyterian Church approves same-sex marriage; US Budget; new findings in breast biopsies.