The first article from the Wall Street Journal we talk through in the episode that highlights an additional issue facing some of us when it comes to everything from how to invest to what to eat for dinner. (Link - https://www.wsj.com/articles/decision-fatigue-is-real-heres-how-to-beat-it-this-year-11641186063 )
Annie Duke, in her book How to Decide, she talks through the H.O.T. test, as graphically represented above, on spending less time and energy while at the same time being more decisive.
The second WSJ article discussed in this episode ( https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-make-your-financial-life-happier-in-2022-11640399712 ) walks through some suggestions to improve your happiness with relation to your money. The guys highlight two of the four items in the article - Know Yourself - what makes you happy? and Get to a Good Place - Assess your ability to handle a financial stressor.
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