I think about money . . a lot. After all, my husband and I are both over 50 and still have one daughter in college and one in high school. This is definitely not the time to waste our hard-earned money on stuff we don’t need.
According to Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig, author of Your Money & Your Brain, when we make decisions about money, our brains often drive us to do things that make no logical sense, but make perfect emotional sense. That doesn’t make us irrational, Jason told me. It makes us human. (You can read the rest of the story on aarp.org. Enjoy!)