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Liz Weston

The Art and Science of Personal Finance

Liz Weston is an award-winning personal finance columnist and author of five books, including the national bestseller “Your Credit Score” and “Deal with Your Debt,” which recently came out in a second edition. Her question-and-answer column “Money Talk” appears in newspapers throughout the country, including the Los Angeles Times, the Palm Beach Post and the Portland Oregonian. She’s a regular commentator on public radio’s “Marketplace Money” and has appeared on “The Dr. Phil Show,” “The Today Show,” CNBC and “NBC Nightly News,” among others. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

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5 Ways to Trick Your Brain and Build Your Wealth

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Sadly, our brains aren’t wired to make us rich. Thanks to evolutionary quirks in how we view the world and make decisions, behavioral... Read Now

5 Common — and Costly — Investing Myths

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Myths about investing are costly. They can lead you to take too much risk, or too little, or avoid investing altogether, which likely is... Read Now

The Best Times to Buy Big-Ticket Items

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Savvy shoppers know the best time to get linens is during January’s white sales and that July is a great time to buy swimsuits. But how... Read Now

5 Common — and Costly — Investing Mistakes

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Survey after survey shows that women are less confident about making wise financial decisions despite feeling more financially secure,... Read Now
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