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Can We Pass the Marshmallow Test?

In the late 1960’s, psychologist Walther Mischel conducted an ingenious experimenttesting the ability of children to delay gratification.  A child was left alone in a room with a marshmallow on the table, and was told if he or she could wait 15 minutes to eat it, they...

Abundance is our Future

This week we turn to TED’s 2012 Conference where Peter Diamandis gave a talk called “Abundance is Our Future”.  Peter looks at the world of information overload, how we’re predisposed to focus on negative news first and how that shapes our view...

A Different Angle

My husband, Tom, and I recently updated our estate planning.  I recommend my clients review their documents at least every 5 years or as their circumstances change (marriage, divorce, inheritance, birth or adoption of a child).  This seems to be an item that can...

Playing to Fear, Not the Plan

After combing through what’s become a lengthy “future blog topics” list for this week, I was sidetracked by the recent onslaught of advertising by the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock. I don’t have anything against the firm, per se.  They aren’t managing more...