Monthly Archives - December 2015

New Year’s Resolutions = RESOLVE TO DO BETTER!

“My goal for 2016 is to accomplish the goals of 2015, which I should have done in 2014, because I promised them in 2013 and planned them in 2012.”   – Anonymous New Year’s Resolutions are supposed to be things that we RESOLVE TO DO BETTER! This means typically changing habits….and boy are those things hard to change! The quote at the top is funny because most of us identify with it and have had the same resolutions several years running! Research into [...]


Peace…What Would Financial Peace Look Like For You?

One of the things we wish each other during the holiday season is PEACE. When I feel peaceful, it is amazing. It’s a quiet swelling of joy in living. But, the question is, how do we find peace with money? According to polls, money is is the #1 stressor for Americans.  Stress caused by money turns out to be a great blocker of peace. So, what would financial peace look like for you?  The easy answer that jumps out of many [...]


It’s Taxing Time!

Yes, time for 2015 year-end tax prep BIG PICTURE: Interested in reducing your tax burden for 2015? If so, you’ve got to add one more thing to your year-end holiday gifting and partying! You’ve got shopping, and holiday parties, and family get togethers, and cleaning house, and wrapping and entertainment events, and New Year’s planning, and oh yeah…year-end tax moves. Who has time for those? (Let’s see, if you saved $40 on gifts in 3 hours on Black Friday, what [...]

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