Caring for others may come naturally to you. You may have cared for your children as they’ve grown up, or helped your parents as they’ve gotten older. We spend countless portions of our lives investing in those we love. But when it comes to hard conversations, sometimes that isn’t so easy. End of life planning…

Read More

Gratitude is a word we all hear in November. We are so grateful for family and friends and the ability to come together to celebrate the holidays. We are grateful for our health and jobs, our hobbies and relationships. The list is endless of what we are grateful for, but did you know that the…

Read More

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…

Read More

Some income-oriented investors are attracted to dividends because they view these stocks as less risky, and perhaps more stable. While dividends are one way to generate income, they are not the only way to produce cash, and investors should be aware of the potential tradeoffs that accompany a focus on dividends. For example, prioritizing dividends…

Read More