Member Blogs

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:02:25 -0400

The 20th century saw great advances in manufacturing and, therefore, employment, especially after WWII. Reliable, steady employment created a foundation of financial security from which many benefitted, around which an economic system was built. The 21st century, not so much. … Continue reading

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:13:37 -0500

“You have to try tough love.” “Don’t be an enabler.” “I’m scared he won’t survive without my help.” “We’re all doing the best we can.” “We can’t afford that!“ “The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.” ~ … Continue reading

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 20:42:21 -0500

“Our beliefs are the invisible ingredients in all our activities.” ~Wayne Dyer I have a few women business friends who gather monthly to discuss goals, struggles and achievements. We serve as each other’s cheerleaders, coaches, and/or accountability partners. Two of … Continue reading

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:30:37 -0500

I’m surrounded by conversations about the new tax bill. In between “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and a remix of Leonard Cohen’s “Halleluja,” my day is sprinkled with tax bill news. Colleagues, clients, friends and even strangers talk to me about … Continue reading

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:33:49 -0500

I smiled at this Tweet from Pope Francis: Pope Francis‏@Pontifex May artists spread the beauty of the faith and proclaim the grandeur of God’s creation and His boundless love for all. The “I HATE Budgeting (But I Like Having Money)” support … Continue reading

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:31:15 -0400

Some years ago I heard Dr. Wayne Dyer talk about the children’s song, “Row, row, row your boat.” He went on to explain that the song provides a succinct and sweet guide to life: “Row, row, row (don’t try to … Continue reading

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:27:27 -0400

My Mom had beautiful, long nails that she frequently painted a deep red but I don’t think she ever had a a proper manicure at a salon; that would be too much of a luxury. Every year, on the day … Continue reading

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 17:30:03 -0400

Raise your hand if you’re tired of trying to please people only to barely survive their judgments of you. Keep that hand up if you’re tired of using your precious energy to judge yourself and others. There are few areas … Continue reading

Tue, 30 May 2017 23:09:05 -0400

“She’s really writing that? Who does she think she is?!” I am a financial planner who is trying to make the world a better place, that’s who I am. And for the world to be a better place, we all … Continue reading

Thu, 04 May 2017 13:43:45 -0400

“Do not talk long with a fool or visit a stupid man. Beware of him, or you may be in trouble and find yourself bespattered when he shakes himself. Avoid him, if you are looking for peace, and you will … Continue reading