Lori and I have our two children, Chuck and Jordan. As any parent, who raised their children in a responsible way, we thought our kids would take care of us to some degree in our later years.
You have done well in life. You’ve saved enough money to last you the rest of your life and then some. That was your first goal.
Sounds ominous, doesn’t it. And if you’ve read the last book of the Bible, called the Book of Revelation or the Apocalypse
I recently read a Bloomberg article called “Mom and Pop Sit Out Rally, With Stock Exposure at Six-Year Low.”
Some people make New Year’s resolutions. Fewer actually stick with them for very long. But most do agree that having goals, and striving to achieve them, is important.
When I am trying to find a good topic on which to write, I tend to gravitate to things like “lessons learned” or “lessons I wish I learned” or “lessons people should learn.”
I play tennis and have for many years. I also have a very competitive nature and really hate to lose, especially when I believe I “gave” a match away; that I made too many mistakes.
Take out a dollar bill from your wallet and look at it. Now take out a second dollar bill and look at it. They look pretty similar, don’t they? They spend at the grocery store the same.
I imagine many of you have heard the story of the Blind Men and The Elephant. I believe it may have been the sixth grade or so when I was first introduced to it.
I recently read a Forbes Magazine article by Michael Schmidt dated August 27, 2013 named Don’t Take Dividends for Granted. The name itself caught my attention.
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