Can We Afford a Vacation Home in Tahoe?

September 1, 2016

Every summer when I spend a week or two in Tahoe for vacation with my family, I fantasize about owning a cabin there. This summer, I decided to analyze what it would actually take to make this dream a reality.

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How to Be a More Successful Investor

June 1, 2014

I recently moderated a panel on behavioral finance for the Financial Women of San Francisco. It’s a relatively new field that barely existed when I was in business school in the late 90s. Its basic premise is that people make irrational financial decisions due to their human biases.

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Top 10 Financial Planning Tips for Success

April 1, 2014

In my work with financial planning clients, there are certain themes that occur over and over again. I’ve come to think of these themes as my wish list of top financial planning recommendations that everyone should address.

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