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The Tincture of Time

There's an old adage often used in the medical field - allow for the tincture of time. In other words, let time do its work in taking care of the pertinent medical issues. Time heals all wounds, right? In today's fast-paced, instant gratification world, we have been…

Your Future Self Will Thank You

A couple of weeks ago, we had a client come in who'd gotten into a bit of a tight spot in some financial areas. We went over everything and presented a few strategies to help get this client back on the right path and headed in a better financial direction, and we could see…

Living Within Your Means

You hear it all the time: If you want to be financially successful, you have to live within your means. But, what does that really mean? How does a regular person living life actually go about living within their means? Here's my unscientific definition: Living within…

3 Common Questions From Young Professionals

We often see new clients coming to us as they move from one life stage to another. Starting a new job, getting married, having kids, preparing for retirement - these different life stages bring up different financial questions. Over the next few weeks, I want to explore some…

Revisiting Resolutions

Here we are four months into the year. I want to take this time to encourage you to think back to the start of the year. Remember the new year? Or maybe you don't? And no, I'm not talking about all that champagne. I'm talking about the resolutions, goals, lifestyle changes…

Starting Out Your Savings

A friend of mine told me a story recently about the first time she decided to open a savings account. She wasn't making much money, but had landed her first job and was finally on her own. So, she researched savings accounts via BankRate.com, picked an online money market…