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Happy Graduation….and Wear Sunscreen!

It’s graduation season and with the college graduations, come the speeches.  Some will be good.  Some will be bad.  And some others will be remembered for a long time. One such graduation speech was actually written – not given- in the Chicago Tribune by columnist Mary Schmich in June 1997. It was an exercise in […]

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Sunshine Here I Come

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun.  This time of year can be difficult for many of us as the cold and snow cause an overwhelming feeling to hibernate.  There are a minority of people who embrace the winter days and nights with excitement and enthusiasm, from skiing and sledding to cozy […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

  ‘Twas the night before Christmas in the Crimmins’ house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas would  soon be there; The girls were all hanging out in their beds, With iPods loudly playing music in their heads. And all […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

Do you ever wish you can go back in time?  Not to change the way things turned out or make different choices, but to experience the wonderful memories that you have of a time and a place. This Thanksgiving we are doing just that.  For a number of years we celebrated Thanksgiving at our vacation […]

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Focus on What Matters

I am a bit of a control freak. I do not like to admit it, but I do not like the feeling of not being in control. I can hide this character flaw at times, though I know that those who know me best are fully award of my compulsion to control my environment and […]

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Saying Goodbye is Never Easy

One of the most difficult acts that one can do is to make the decision to say goodbye to their pet.  As many of you know, Taxi, our Labrador retriever, has been an integral part of our family for the past fourteen years.  She was a sweet, loving and smart dog who brought joy and […]

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Tooth Fairy and Market Success

There are many aspects of parenting that are fun and easy and some that are not.  I am ashamed to say that Dan and I had a difficulty with an integral part of parenting…..being the tooth fairy! How can it be that two grown adults cannot remember that their child had lost a tooth and […]

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Dan Crimmins Named on Investopedia 100 List of Influential Financial Advisors

Investopedia, an online source of trusted financial information and services, announced on June 27, 2017 their inaugural INVESTOPEDIA 100, a ranking of the top 100 influential financial advisors based on social, digital and event clout.  We are proud to announce that Dan Crimmins of Crimmins Wealth Management LLC was on their list. Investopedia – powered […]

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Summer is for Reading

One of the best things about the summer is the ability to get lost in a good book. Whether you spend your time at the beach or the lake, the time for sun, relaxation and a great book to read is upon us. It brings back fond memories of the library reading club which I […]

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Happy Valentines Day!

 Valentine’s Day is a holiday marketed to all of those in love with the purchase of cards, flowers and candy.  But as the day is approaching, it makes me think about the meaning of love and how love actually is all around us. It is easy to feel sad on this day of love, especially if […]

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