Quantcast

Tag Archives: Liz Weston

Can you trust your mobile payment app?

liz-weston-col-sig_1

Money transfer apps including Venmo, Cash App and PayPal have surged in popularity during the pandemic as people seek safe, contactless ways to send and receive money. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the limitations of these payment platforms or how ...

Read More »

Is your financial adviser really helping you?

liz-weston-col-sig_1

Stock market crashes don’t just test investors’ mettle. Abrupt downturns also can reveal what kind of financial adviser you have. Some people will discover, to their horror, that they’ve been dealing with outright crooks. Ponzi schemes are among the cons ...

Read More »

Liz Weston: Here are money mistakes even smart investors make

In this Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, file photo, Megan Johnson counts money from a sale at Chagrin Hardware in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

Certified financial planner Jill Schlesinger has seen smart people make some pretty spectacular money mistakes. One client who repeatedly refused to buy disability insurance later developed multiple sclerosis. A doctor she knew put off writing a will and left behind ...

Read More »