I am taking guitar lessons. It’s been a goal of mine for a while, and I realized I needed the face to face instruction and accountability to give myself the best chance of success. My instructor keeps telling me…”I’d rather you practice 15 minutes a day than ONLY 2 hours on Saturday!” This made me…

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“Automate your priorities and they will happen…automatically!” It sounds like a joke, but it’s such a powerful financial planning tool. l’ve also heard it said this way…”direction, not intention, determines your destination.” Here are some common financial priorities that can be easily automated: When you know that your most critical priorities are happening in the…

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Do you have kids in high school, college or grad school? Have you filled out the FAFSA yet? FAFSA is the government’s “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (fafsa.gov). It is a yearly application, and should be first filled out starting October 1 of their Senior year in high school, using parent and child assets…

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You are invited to attend a webcast this Friday, September 30th at 11:30 AM EST. Our friends at Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) are hosting the webcast about US elections and the investment markets. During the webcast, they will look at historical data and explain why capturing long-term returns in the capital markets does not depend…

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As mentioned in a previous post, Scott, Thad, and I are all training for various running events this fall. Well, my first race took place this past Sunday, and I did NOT hit my goal. I was disappointed, but, after analyzing the outcome, I am motivated to keep going. I heard someone say that “wisdom…

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