When It Comes To Your Financial Success: What Is The Meaning Of “More” vs. “Less”?

Less is more. More is less. Financial success is all about balance, perspective, knowledge, values, and how you define what is most important to your happiness. For some, the idea of “more” holds a level of allure and enticement that will motivate their actions to make more money and surround themselves with the trappings of… Continue reading>

Finding The Balance Between “Needs” vs. “Wants”

The question of what you “want” vs. what you “need” can be a tricky discussion filled with hidden dreams and pent up anger. Your feelings over this question might range from guilt to gratitude, battling between your adult brain and your inner child. The adult holding closely to gratitude for health, shelter and security, while… Continue reading>

When It Comes to Your Money, Does the Truth Hurt?

“We’ve been arguing about this for year, and here we are in our 50’s. It’s time to stop!” Laura said empathically. Paul’s downcast eyes and silence spoke volumes. Laura continued, “We’ve worked with several advisors who have tried to help us invest our money in a sensible way. Then whenever the market goes down, Paul… Continue reading>

Candace: A New Widow Wondering What’s Next

Candace had just lost her husband barely two months earlier when she was referred to us. She was, understandably, in a highly emotional state. What made her so anxious to meet with a new financial advisor? Her husband had died suddenly and she had no idea whether she could safely grieve without financial worry. We… Continue reading>

Mary: Starting Over After Divorce

“This is my year” Mary declared. “I will take control of my life and my money.” After a long, ugly divorce, Mary was ready to attack the stack of financial papers that represented her sadness, confusion, fear and anger about money. “That’s wonderful, Mary. I’m here to help.  Tell me what is most important for… Continue reading>