Financial Freedom For Our Children

If we want the best for our kids, we must first lead lives that set a good example. One of the most important areas for this is in the financial realm. If you are leading a financially responsible life, you can expect your children will do the same. While leading by example is a great foundation, there…

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June 2020 – A Real Estate Opportunity

Real estate is one area the wealthy invest in. It may be their primary homes, vacation homes, or rental properties. One of the most important ingredients in good real estate investing is knowing yourself, what you want, and what is a good buy. This is a lot more difficult to do than many people think. Take a…

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The Power of Affirmations

Today, I want to share the power of affirmations. Webster defines an affirmation as “the action or process of affirming something; encouragement.” For our discussion here, an affirmation is a positive statement about you. When you make such a statement about yourself, it creates positive energy. The spoken word is very powerful. Ancient Greek and Chinese…

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May 2020 – Career and Budget Spring Cleaning

I hope you had a good week. May weather is here, so make sure you go outside, get some fresh air, and exercise. While we continue to protect ourselves and loved ones from COVID-19, it’s a good time to do a financial self-evaluation. As I’ve mentioned before, if you already have a job, keep it. Do your best…

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Coronavirus Relief and Benefits

Being unemployed is one of the most discouraging experiences. However, the good news is that during these unprecedented times, the federal and state governments have taken steps to provide additional unemployment relief. Here are some resources you can use if you happen to be without work: 1. CARES Act provides additional unemployment benefits. Specifically, the CARES…

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Cash is King

With the board game Monopoly, it was love at first sight. I still remember that experience when I was eight years old: The fresh smell of a newly opened board game at Christmas time, the miniature houses and hotels, the play money, and the great feelings of winning. My life has changed quite a bit…

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April 2020 – Finding Your Ideal Career

At the age of 29, Jack had dropped out of New York University. He was unemployed, and living in a tiny apartment he could barely afford. He tried desperately to find work, but got turned down by numerous employers, including managers at McDonald’s. Eventually, he met up with a long time friend, and they committed all…

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Coronavirus Quarantine Time

We had an excellent virtual seminar on Monday. For those of you who participated, thank you! It was great to have you as part of the presentation. I also want to extend a special thanks to Wework, Washington D.C. for sponsoring the event. As we settle into a period of extended social isolation, I wanted…

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Virtual Seminar Invitation

Good morning! I hope your week is off to a good start. I’d like to invite you to a virtual personal finance seminar today at 12:00 pm Eastern Time. This is being sponsored by wework in Washington, D.C. You can join us here: https://wework.zoom.com/j/569374032 The meeting ID is 569 374 032. We can discuss any…

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Getting Through Uncertain Times

I hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and well during this time of anxiety and uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic. People throughout the world are dealing with this in different ways, but we’re all equally indebted to those serving on the frontlines of care. If you or a loved one is a…

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