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First, I hope this post finds you and your loved ones safe and well. With the terrible state of affairs in the Ukraine, it’s personally been a reminder of how blessed I am to do what I love with people I truly care about and to have the freedom to do so! War is unpredictable. […]

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Why are there no women in upper management? Cue awkward, long silence. My 45-year-old male manager, Joe, was stunned by my blunt question during one of my first performance reviews. Hmm…probably not the best way to approach the gender equality issue at a storied financial institution at the age of 22 in my first real-world […]

Is my money safe at the bank right now? This is the question on many American minds. Over the last week, three banks failed or entered liquidation: Silvergate Bank, Signature Bank, and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) (the second-biggest collapse in U.S. history). Here’s some high level points that I shared with clients earlier this week. […]

Happy New Year! Every new year there is pressure to have grand plans of a whole new YOU! We are bombarded with ads: “If you lose 10 pounds, you will be happy!” “If you invest your money with us, you will be secure!” Sometimes we make resolutions without really thinking about them. However, research shows […]

Not sure about you, but I am so glad January is over. This quote from James Clear, author of Atomic Habits, helped me through the month that seemed to last forever: “When working with people, assume good intentions. When listening to people, interpret their words in a generous way. You will occasionally get burned and mistreated […]

Buh bye 2021! Hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe! How to Make Your Financial Life Happier in 2022 Do you think you will be happier if/when you have more money? This article gives you strategies on being happier in your financial life that aren’t dependent on the size of […]

What to Do With a Windfall Windfall could be a large cash bonus from work, proceeds from the sale of your stock options when your company goes public, or unexpected inheritance. Here are some tips on how to handle your money when you are handed the check. Keeping It Getting rich and staying rich requires […]