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Making Decisions Is Exhausting. Rules and Automation Help You Make Fewer Decisions in your Finances.

You and I probably have at least one thing in common: the administrative burden of modern life is exhausting. Overwhelming. Frustrating. Just nothing good about it, but we can’t escape
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RSUs After They Lose Value: Are You Anchoring on the Price at Grant?

Do you work for a public company? Your RSUs are probably worth waaaay less when they vest nowadays than you thought they would be just six months ago.
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Sometimes it just sucks to be an investor. And consumer.

Do you pay attention to the financial press or to what’s happening in the stock market (or bond market!) or to the price of broccoli at your local grocery store?
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Reflections On 6 Years of Flow

Whew. This last year—Flow’s 6th—was a lot. Pandemic. Politics. Climate. Politics. Economy. Emerging from the pandemic. As is the tradition, let us look back upon the last year of Flow.
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Has your tax season sucked? Make some changes now to make next year better (suck less).

If your tax season sucked (stressed out, last-minute activity, uncertainty, unexpectedly big tax payments), then, while the pain is still fresh, let’s think about how to make your life way
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Should You Defer Your Bonus to Your 401(k)?

You got a bonus. Nice. In my maturity, I have grown to appreciate an extra $10,000, $20,000, or $100,000 dropping into my lap.
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