The devastation to life and property is tragic in every sense. It is an eye-opening reminder that we are subject to the whims of nature in a most terrible way. There is very little difference that any level of planning can make given the ferocity of certain storms—it is plainly evident and the cost inContinue reading>
Moneylogue [mu-nē-log] (n.) blog, writing or speech about money; story in which money contributes largely to the plot, themes, and character development.
Your financial life makes an indelible mark on your personal life. It should tell a story that YOU ARE THRILLED TO LIVE.
“But all the kids are doing it!” I’d argue as a child when I wanted to do something. Predictably, the parental response was, “If all the kids jumped off the Empire State Building, would you jump, too?” Parents: 1, Kids: 0. Down in flaming defeat. Flash forward to adulthood, and our desire for being partContinue reading>
Money might be the target of your desire. The reason you work, get out of bed in the morning, maybe even the driving force behind the endless hours you devote to its creation. You might believe that the more money you have, the happier you will be. You work, strive, invest, purchase lottery tickets, goContinue reading>
My friend—let’s call him Jim—is a complete and utter coffee geek. He buys green beans, roasts them to his liking, grinds them to the perfect consistency and measures the exact amount of ground coffee (in grams) for each serving. He—lovingly—prepares his coffee-making machine, making sure the water is at the right temperature before introducing itContinue reading>
I am not referring to the “financial advisor” who advises you to double down on a stock or buy an annuity or insurance product while requesting your signature. I am referring to the financial advisor who communicates with you that you’re not saving enough for the goals you’ve laid out, that you’re not taking actionContinue reading>