Category: Life Planning

Learning

If You Only Knew…

It may sound a bit obvious, but I want to pose a question: How would that statement end if you were speaking to: …your children? …your grandchildren? …your successor? …your apprentice? …your co-workers? My bet is that those words come fairly quickly and easily for many, if not all, of those as you considered on…
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January 3, 2023 0
Gratitude

Gratitude Isn’t Always Easy

‘Tis the time of year to be thankful, but let’s face it, that isn’t always easy. Our nation – and the entire world actually – has had a pretty rough go of things over the past few years. COVID uprooted and changed our lives almost overnight. Many of us lost loved ones, friends, and neighbors.…
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November 22, 2022 0
Success

The Time Value of Success Issues

It doesn’t take rocket science to employ time value of money – it’s simply the power of time and compound interest. If you started saving $1,000 a month at 20 years of age and it earns 8% a year, this would mean you would have almost 5.3 million dollars at age 65. But…. If you…
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November 9, 2022 0
Destination

Arriving at Your Destination

A recent speaker told a story that I think most of us can relate to: Whenever I get in the car, I have a driving companion named Tom. He warns me in advance and reminds me just before a turn comes. Even if I make a wrong turn, Tom patiently tells me to turn around…
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September 29, 2022 0
Caregiver

The Caregiver’s Toll

We raise our kids and then shout a “Halleluiah” as we become empty nesters, but our job as parents really never ends. Our adult kids are still kids in many ways—whether they live with us or not. And then there are our parents, whose needs inevitably grow as time marches on. Whether it be physical,…
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June 21, 2022 0
Graduation

Life After Graduation – What Should Your Kids Know?

Graduation is a major step for those important young adults in our life. Whether it be graduating from high school or graduating from college, a parent’s goal is always to see their kids launch successfully and stay successfully launched. How do you do that? Well, we have few ideas for you. The Cost of Living.…
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June 14, 2022 0
Grief

The Griever’s To-Do List

Tom and Maria were married a little more than forty years when Tom suffered a severe stroke. The stroke changed him. It not only caused permanent physical impairment, but he became angry and unmanageable. As she struggled to manage him or tend to all of his needs, Maria was forced to get help. Life had…
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April 18, 2022 0
Delegate

What Can You Delegate?

There just isn’t enough time in the day. It doesn’t matter who you are, or what you do or don’t do – we all have the same problem. Unfortunately, there are some things you can’t delegate or don’t want to delegate–your faith, family, health, etc… But there is a lot you should! More than 19…
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April 13, 2022 0
Rethink

Rethinking Your Thinking

We have all been completely blind-sided by this Pandemic and the weight of it is carrying through to almost every aspect of our lives. Needless to say, in many areas, Pre-Pandemic thinking may need rethinking. Day-to-day living has changed beyond imagination – not only are we trying to stay safe, we are trying to stay…
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April 5, 2022 0
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning Your Financial House

Have you ever met anyone that doesn’t have at least one area of clutter in his/her house? I would bet that even the tidiest of homes has a closet or drawer that gets cluttered from time to time. Life gets busy. We throw stuff here and there, planning to deal with it later. Then before…
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March 21, 2022 0

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