What matters in life is what we do with our wealth and having the ability to choose. It's more important to focus on spending your money on experiences than on buying tangible possessions. The most important thing you need to do is to figure out what makes you happy and are you using your money in a … [Read more...] about Video: Why Experiences Trumps Possessions
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Don't confuse risk and volatility. Risk refers to a permanent loss of capital. Market volatility is short-term and a common occurrence. If you have a financial plan and stay disciplined during the periods of volatility they shouldn't pose a long-term risk. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Risk & Volatility Are NOT the Same Thing
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 … [Read more...] about Finding Your Purpose in Life is Good for Your Health
Recently our office has moved into the new age. Not new technologies mind you. We have purchased standing desks for all of us. The standing computer desk size is small. It fits our computer laptop and a pad, but not much else. When I first started working at Chase Manhattan Bank in the mid … [Read more...] about De-Cluttered Office Desks
Many years ago when my daughters first went to school, I worried about whether or not they would find a friend. The benefits of having someone who you can count on during the long school day was important and I completely understood the dynamics of the classroom. A buddy would definitely be an … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Friendships
Maureen and I were big fans of the hit TV show “Downton Abbey”. Now the series has recently hit the big screen with a featured film. This British drama series follows the lives of the Crawley family and its servants in the family's Edwardian country house. The series begins with the 1912 sinking … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey – What is your part to play?