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Finding Your Purpose in Life is Good for Your Health

It is sometimes difficult to think specifically about what your purpose in life is, but reminding yourself is good for your health. According to Victor Strecher, author of “On Purpose” and Professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, It is important to have a purpose, a direction, in life, and it’s particularly […]

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Wedding Day Budgets

Wedding season is almost here, with the spring and summer seasons being the most popular times to tie the knot. When people hear that we have three daughters, the joke is always  “Wow – how will you pay for three weddings?” However, with the change in times and traditions, the cost of a wedding is usually a […]

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Our Longevity and Purchasing Power

In ancient Roman times, there was an elder by the name of Cato who said:  Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses  This applies today even more so than it did back then. Even if you were a member of the wealthy class during Roman times, the average life expectancy was age […]

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Reflections of Time Passed

Today is my last first day of school and like many endings, this one is a bit hard to swallow.  For the past 21 years, the first day of school has brought great joy for me as my girls headed off filled with excitement and trepidation.  The ritual of taking pictures with their fingers holding […]

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50th Birthday

50 and Fabulous!

As most of you know by now, this is a big year for Dan and me as we celebrated our 50th birthdays!  The AARP envelope came addressed to Dan a month before the big day and there was lots of jokes and laughter about the thought of being eligible for the coveted card.  Surely we […]

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Dan Crimmins Video on Crimmins Wealth Management

Well we have finally made it to the 21st century.    The 2 minute video describes what we do for our clients.  The purpose of the video is to help interested parties – such as clients and colleagues – answer the question: “What does Crimmins Wealth Management do for you?”   It will also help […]

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Entrepreneurs of the World

Our daughter Kathryn has decided to become an entrepreneur.  She’s going to work for a start-up company in Boston.  She had been working as a consultant for Deloitte Consulting for the past two years, but has decided to go into the world of entrepreneurship.  She joins people all over the world who are not waiting for the […]

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General Mills: Benefits of Owning Mature Companies

We wrote a post on the great American company Proctor & Gamble (P&G) and all its great global brands.  Another great American company is the food company – General Mills.  I saw a post recently by Joshua Kennon that discussed how this company’s stock price has done over the last quarter century and thought it […]

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Protect Yourself from the High Cost of Living Increases

Graduation is upon us and I am having a difficult time with the reality that my daughter Julianne is graduating from college this month.  I am proud to say that she is graduating from Notre Dame with a business degree, is planning the next stage of her life and looking forward to a new job […]

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