How To Avoid Money Mistakes at Any Age

How To Avoid Money Mistakes at Any Age

Recently, on an episode of my radio show, “Your Money,” I caught up
with Charlie Wells, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author
of the recent article, “The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make –
Decade by Decade.” In his article, Charlie shows how financial errors can vary by age and
gives advice for how people can do better. “We hear a lot about how
society is changing,” he said. “People are living longer than ever before.
Children are living at home longer than they have for decades. I wanted
to look at some of the financial issues and pitfalls that we’re making
now that society is a little bit different.”

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This Week's Featured Guest: Steve Stanganelli

"Your Money" was excited to have Steve Stanganelli, founder of, on the show this week. As an expert on college debt, Steve started to help people plan for and handle college debt. Catch a part of the show below as he answers a caller's question. 

Kent Smetters

Kent Smetters is the Boettner Chair Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Interim Faculty Director of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He was the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and he subsequently served as a member of the U.S. Congress’ bipartisan Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel on Dynamic Scoring. Kent holds bachelor degrees in Economics and Computer Science from The Ohio State University as well as an MA and PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He previously cofounded a national registered investment advisory firm that built a new technology platform, grew the firm to over 50 advisors and then sold the firm to a large, publicly-traded company. Growing up in a financially poor family, Kent donates his time to “Your Money” to help families work, save and set goals in order to achieve the most in life. Kent is often cited in major news outlets.