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Anna Wroblewska

Anna Wroblewska


Anna began her career in finance as a college intern at a hedge fund, and she hasn’t been able to escape its siren song ever since. She’s done academic research at Harvard Business School and UCLA, was the COO of a wealth management firm, and now writes about finance, economics, behavior, and business.

Recent articles


Are You Making This Health Insurance Mistake?

One study found that most people pick the wrong health insurance. Are you one of them?


Retirement Income Is Dynamic. Are You Ready?

Retirement is often treated like a single life-stage, but it's far from being this simple.


4 Ways to Stop Your Impulse Spending

Impulse spending can ruin even the best of budgets. Here are four strategies to help you stop.


How Gyms Make Money

When you don't go to the gym, it's your budget that loses.


Choosing a House With Science

Making a decision about where to live isn’t easy -- here’s another way to approach it.


How Sweating the Small Stuff Can Help You Reach Your Financial Goals

You might think you need a financial overhaul, when what you really need is a little extra improvement.

Use This Behavioral Bias for Successful Budgeting

Mental accounts can cause some silly spending behaviors, but they can also help you prioritize and manage your budget.


Should You Borrow From Your 401(k) to Pay Off Credit Card Debt?

Addressing the math and the psychology of 401(k) loans.


3 Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire

Think being a millionaire is all about creating the latest hot product? Think again.


The Simple Financial Trick That Can Save You Thousands

When it comes to cars, buy used. Nothing could be simpler.


The Money Mistake You Don’t Know You’re Making

Your relationship to probability is a lot less straightforward than you think.


3 Insurance Tricks to Supercharge Your Savings

Save money on insurance can give your savings a major boost. Here are three ways to do it.

Having Trouble Saving? The Secret to Better Financial Behavior

It can be hard to adopt sustainable and virtuous financial habits, but there is a secret way to make it happen. Instead of getting down on yourself, make being "good" part of your personality.

Investing With Bernie Madoff: Advice From America's Most Infamous Investor

Bernie Madoff is known more for his criminality than his investment advice, but it turns out, he is pretty good at both.


3 Scary Retirement Planning Statistics

Three key retirement planning statistics that might just scare you into action.


3 Ways to Stop Spending More Than You Earn

A lot of us spend more than we earn, and despite our best efforts, it can be hard to know what to do to stop. These three tips can help.


Penny Wise Isn't Enough: The Key to Smarter Saving

Frugality has its limits, and it can even cost you when taken too far. Here’s how to optimize your savings.


How Your Off-Budget Spending is Hurting You

We all have our secret off-budget items -- don’t let yours undermine your financial plans.


Five Ways to Gamify Your Finances

Managing money can be stressful -- make it into a game instead.


How to Manage Your Money Like a CEO

Instead of letting your money control you, treat your household finances like a business.