No such thing as the perfect time? Think again. Daniel H. Pink, author of six provocative books, including his newest, “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing,” says timing is a science — not an art.
Research shows we can make systematically better “when” decisions at work, at school, at home — and for our wallets. We cover short- and long-term financial decisions, including when you should get married (seriously) and how to identify your “chronotype” — the pattern of circadian rhythms that affect mood and performance — which will then tell you how to tackle your days (because productivity equals profitability). Late to the retirement savings game? Kelly and I discuss catch-up moves and when to take a severance package in Mailbag. And, if in addition to spending time with loved ones over the holidays, you spent a little too much on them (or yourself), then stick around for debt repayment strategies in Thrive.