Couple working out finances - Earnings and Personal Planning

Earnings and Personal Planning

This article begins with some uncommon guidance from an news editor friend of mine.  I say uncommon as the focus was to be about personal financial planning from an earnings perspective.  Here’s the guidance questions I was provided:

  • Why is it important for you to create a long term personal earnings estimate?
  • What are the steps to create this personal earnings estimate?
  • What...
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Increase Wealth With Certainty - Coin Piles

Increase Wealth With Certainty

Which do you find more fun, spending or saving?  If you answered saving, I’d be very surprised!  Most people, me included, love to buy things.  However, to be able to buy things confidently, you need a certain amount of wealth.  Striking a balance with spending and saving will help you increase your wealth with certainty.

I’m not saying that most people don’t desire savings. ...

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the game of risk game board

The Game of Risk

Have you ever heard of the game of RISK?

RISK is probably the best known and most played war game.  The game of RISK was first released in France in 1957 and made its way to the US in 1959.  It is a game of world domination, where the object is to conquer the world.  The game board features a map of six continents divided into 42 territories and accommodates two to six players.

The...

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Folly of Impatience are we there yet

The Folly of Impatience

Have you ever gone grocery shopping or to a restaurant when you were really hungry?  How did that work out for you?  Did you suffer the folly of impatience?

Hungry people order more food than they can eat.  They are experiencing the “your eyes are bigger than your stomach” effect.  This reaction is so common that you’ve likely experienced this kind of impatience before.  It is...

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The Powere of Rigorous Thinking - The Thinker

The Power of Rigorous Thinking

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.” - Albert Einstein, (attributed)

To what degree do we heed the advice of others and who do we find ourselves listening to?  How about choosing our investments, the best career move or the right specialist?  Or adapt to and navigate through uncomfortable times or challenges?  How do we evaluate new products,...

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