Yep. I said it. You’re not going to die for a very, long time. Even if you have a life threatening disease that 30 years ago would have been a death sentence. Diseases like cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, and HIV, used to mean you only had a few years left, but thanks to modern medicine many people with these conditions have fairly normal life expectancies. Frankly, I’m really happy about this … [Read more...] about Why Planning for the Future is Important: Because You’re Not Going to Die Anytime Soon
Archives for August 2013
I recently went to a breakfast meeting to hear financial planner, Ross Levin, speak on his philosophy behind his book, Implementing the Wealth Management Index. He started his firm, Accredited Investors, when he was 28 years old and now, at age 54, the firm has over $1 Billion in assets under management. One of the really important questions that he asks his clients is, “Are you trying to make a … [Read more...] about Are You Trying to Make a Living or a Life?
There are parts of personal finance that people associate with financial planning, like paying down debt, building up savings, and planning for retirement. But there is more that goes into financial planning than that alone. One of the most important parts of financial planning is protection planning. That’s the part that has to do with insurance. It’s not glamorous. It not as fun as … [Read more...] about The Most Overlooked Insurance for Gen Y
August is here and while you’re busy grilling, swimming, and enjoying the great outdoors, I have a feeling you’re not thinking the holidays, however, now is the perfect time to start saving! Why? Because if you start now, you’ll have five months to set aside money for holiday shopping. By doing a little planning now, you can avoid overspending in December. Trust me: you’ll thank me in … [Read more...] about Time to Start Saving for the Holidays – So You Don’t Blow Your Budget!