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Like the NPR Politics Podcast always begins, I should report that I am writing this blog the morning of Monday, October 15th. Things in the market, economy and global political scene may very well change between now and when you read this. With the speed of change...read more
Do you ever find yourself day dreaming, imagining how happy you will be when you get that house on the beach, when you write that last college tuition check, or when you tell your boss you’ve had it and are finally retiring? On that day, you think, I will be happy. ...read more
(from Seth Godin’s blog dated 7/27/2018. Click here for the original post. Seth is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of...read more
On October 1st thirty years ago, TAAG began when a 28-year-old Cincinnati newcomer became a self-employed Certified Financial Planner. No one really knew what a CFP® was back then, which was obvious when I told people what I was doing, and especially when I submitted...read more
I was recently reading an article where a nutritionist was commenting on the pluses and minuses of using rules of thumb and other broad-based rules in giving diet and fitness advice. Her hypothesis was essentially that the person dispensing the advice needed to...read more
What does $410,000 buy you these days? A house, a couple Lamborghinis, a doctoral degree from Harvard or…one Delaware license plate. Yeah, you read that right. A few weeks back, a Delaware resident purchased a license plate at auction for $410,000. At that price...read more
(from Jason Zweig’s 8/24/2018 Wall Street Journal Intelligent Investor column published every Saturday in The Wall Street Journal. Click here for the original post. Jason is also the best- selling author of Your Money and Your Brain. Follow Jason on...read more
A few weekends ago my husband and I took a long weekend and attended the Bridgestone PGA golf tournament followed by a visit to Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron. The trip was a gift from our son for his dad’s birthday, and we enjoyed watching golf and touring the...read more
From time to time, I like to clean out the “blog ideas” folder on my desk and share any topics that may not justify a full blog, but still feel like they’re worth passing along. Below are a few of those topics along with some thoughts, links to articles and other...read more
When it comes to personal finance, the single most influential factor to your success is how much you spend. It affects funding long-term goals like retirement and college, it informs how much emergency savings you should have, it influences how much insurance you...read more
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