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31 Awesome Personal Finance Statistics to Know in 2020

Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash From Capital Counselor, Bojana Petkovic has put together some terrific statistics on personal finances. Some of my favorites are:  Financial Planning Statistics and Tips Finally, let’s see what you can immediately apply in practice: 26. If you make multiple payments to your credit card debt each month, you should be [...]

By |2020-05-17T11:30:57-04:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 31 Awesome Personal Finance Statistics to Know in 2020

15 Traits of Unstoppable People

From Entrepreneur, Deep Patel provides an excellent list of 15 traits of unstoppable people. These are my favorites from his list: 2. They develop a clear vision. Every path to success starts with a vision; it’s what gives you direction. It’s your reason for working as hard as you do. Once you have a vision for what you [...]

By |2018-08-11T17:24:49-04:00August 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15 Traits of Unstoppable People

My dad and Jean Valjean

​My dad died three years ago. He was 85 and had slipped dramatically in the year before his death so it was not a surprise to anyone. My dad was a kind, generous, complicated man. When he played with young children, he was exceptional.  My godson, Jason, once called  him "Mr. Teaserman."  Many of my memories [...]

By |2018-02-04T11:55:51-05:00January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My dad and Jean Valjean

Wild Card Playoff Gallery at Vikings

The Seahawks hit the road and traveled to Minnesota for the second time this season for the NFC Wild Card Playoff matchup at TCF Bank Stadium and escape with a 10-9 victory to advance to next Sunday's NFC Divisional round. Source: Wild Card Playoff Gallery at Vikings

By |2018-07-08T10:49:26-04:00January 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wild Card Playoff Gallery at Vikings

Why I love Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark (Photo credit: Richard Cawood) First of all, I have to admit that I've never met Dorie Clark.  To be fair, it would probably more accurate to say that I like,respect and admire Dorie Clark's work.  But that would be an understatement. Several years ago, I started reading Dorie's stuff on on Harvard Business Review and on Forbes and [...]

By |2019-08-21T05:58:51-04:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions — A Good Time to Take Steps To Move You Towards Where You’re Going

As 2013 begins, it seems to be an appropriate time to appraise the process for both making and keeping New Year’s resolutions.  I have not been one who made or kept New Year’s resolutions in part because they seemed trite and it was easier to be self-deprecating and say that they only lasted one day.  [...]

By |2019-11-17T10:33:51-05:00January 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment