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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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The beginning of the year is a great time for financial housekeeping – taking into account the resources you have, learning how best to use them, and most importantly, (re)assessing what YOU want your money to do for you. What is your relationship with money? Before we get to tactical ideas, let’s start with evaluating […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: If You Want More Money, You Should Root for 2023 to Be Just Like 2022 This statement sounds ridiculous. Another painful year in the markets? No thank you! But for those of us who are “Savers” or “Preservers” as defined by this article, the statement is very true. […]

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 […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this past week or so. This week, I’ve been reading about the proposed tax changes with the recently released draft of tax legislation from the House Ways and Means Committee. Nothing has been passed, but there are potential impacts for all taxpayers, especially high-income earners, to be aware of should […]

The Majesty of Simplicity The financial industry is paid to make things complicated. My job is to help keep things simple while always remembering that simple does not equal easy. Why I Might Never Pay Off My Mortgage Should I pay off my mortgage? This article highlights how we don’t live in a spreadsheet and […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this past week or so: A Little-Known “Back Door” Trick for Boosting Your Roth Contributions Roth accounts are something that I talk about with every client. Roth accounts are amazing tools to save for retirement and plan for taxes. Basically you pay income taxes on the money now, but then […]