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Friday, April 17, 2020

For many of us, the novelty of staying home has long since worn off and we are growing weary. We just want our normal lives back. But I would offer that we can never go back to “normal” and why would we want to? I believe...

 

Friday, April 3, 2020

As a thing reoccurs often enough, it begins to feel normal. Today’s extreme social separation, while very necessary, seems unlikely to ever feel “normal.” I would love to hang around my coffee shop and trade stories...

 

Friday, March 27, 2020

We’ve lived through a lot of scary times in our lives. I was born 4 months before the Cuban Missile Crisis which for 13 days, brought the two most powerful countries to the brink of nuclear war. I remember none of this, of course...

 

Friday, March 20, 2020

Often this is a time of new beginning, celebrating spring and feeling rejuvenated. This year, though, I recognize that things are different. Throughout the world, there is uncertainty of what tomorrow will bring. In the span of just a...

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dear clients and friends, To say that we live in interesting times would certainly be an understatement. Fears of the Coronavirus—which most of us had not even heard of 90 days ago, continue to grip our world, with the rapid...

 

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The ultimate work-life balance? By Mark Reinert What a concept: go to school until you’re 21, work 45 more years, then one day just stop and relax for the rest of your days. Traditional, and for some, very scary. Having helped...

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Sometimes obstacles can lead to creativity. Take Keith Jarrett, the famous jazz pianist for example; in 1975, Jarrett performed a concert at the Opera House in Cologne, Germany. This very late night concert, organized by a 17 year...

 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Anthony Mancinelli has it figured out. At 107 years of age, he has no aches or pains, no glasses, no medications, no diet, still has his original teeth, and only goes to the doctor because people tell him he should. Oh, and he is still...

 

Friday, October 5, 2018

I recently joined a friend for lunch at a terrific restaurant. It was a good thing that we were not in a rush because we had to send our server away three times. The menu it seems, was eight pages long, and narrowing our selection was...

 

Monday, September 17, 2018

We have stepped way back in time to the ancient days of Babylon. Arkad, the wealthy sage in George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon,” has shared his seven cures for a lean purse. In this final cure, Arkad advises...

 

Friday, August 3, 2018

Previously, Arkad, the wealthy subject of George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” espoused the advantages of home ownership in his Fifth Cure. His eager students were hanging on his every word as he shared his...

 

Friday, July 6, 2018

The fifth cure for a lean purse… By Mark Reinert “Guard thy treasure from loss” instructed Arkad. The wealthy sage in George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” had previously been sharing his...

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

“Make thy gold multiply” implored Arkad, the wealthy sage in George Clason’s wonderful story “The Richest Man in Babylon.” This was the third of seven cures for a lean purse and suggested that merely...

 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Picking up where we left Arkad, the wealthy subject of George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon,” the second of “The 7 cures for a lean purse” was described as the need to control your expenses and live...

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

Continuing the story from our previous post, the wealthy Arkad from George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” was sharing his formula in what he called “The 7 cures for a lean purse.” His first cure...

 

Friday, March 2, 2018

Chances are, it involves money. Will I have enough to retire? Is my savings invested properly? What if the stock market drops? How much can I spend now and still be okay for retirement? The answers to these questions...

 

Monday, January 22, 2018

Retirement means something different for everyone. Will you spend your time traveling, visiting a new country or city every year? Do you prefer to stay close to home, maintaining your current standard of living as you spend more time...