Hooray! I’m happy to celebrate three years of blogging about motivation, persistence, and impulse control and their relationship to financial health. It has been a great year. In July, I released my book Pocket Change: Using the Science of Personal Change to Improve Financial Habits. What a joy it has been to see this work […]

At last, the print version (paperback) of Pocket Change is here, available on Amazon. Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to save more, spend less, or otherwise become savvier about their financial habits. And every year, most of these resolutions end in failure. Getting better with money and achieving your financial goals […]

Effertrux Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the electronic version of Pocket Change: Using the Science of Personal Change to Improve Financial Habits. For those who prefer the print version, the paperback will be released next month. I am happy to be able to share my writing with you and look forward to […]

This week, reporter Naomi Mannino wrote a comprehensive piece for Mainstreet.com proposing several links between physical health and financial health. I was honored to be interviewed for the article. Here is a selection: Regular physical activity can boost your brain power. Much research has proven that regular exercise has cognitive benefits and can boost your […]

Last week, I described how you can get stuck in the second stage of change (contemplation). In this stage, you can think of multiple reasons why you should change a given money habit. But you can also think of multiple reasons why you don’t want to. Procrastination and feelings of ambivalence are common. What do […]