Category Archives: Debt elimination

Could You Use A Little Clarity

When you look at your bank account, you should feel good about what you see. If you don’t, chances are you’ve been following traditional and popular financial strategies that haven’t evolved with our economy. Just think about the past 10 years alone, and how much has changed in that short timeframe economically. Yet, the “personal… Continue Reading

Suddenly My Dog Lunges For The Courtyard Gate!

Suddenly My Dog Lunges For The Courtyard Gate!

She’s spooked by someone hurrying past. It’s only Dr. Mark, my neighbor, hoofing it to his nearby practice to start another workday. The dog repeats her performance as a few cars drift by on our normally quiet street. So many people off to work. Not me. I’m sipping coffee and recording this drama for you.… Continue Reading

How to Increase Your Income

If I asked any group of Americans if they believe their lives would be better if they could increase their income, probably 90+% would respond, “Yes!” But, in the reality of our full financial lives, it’s not just how much money we make. It’s how much money we end up with that determines our financial quality of… Continue Reading

What is Wealth?

What is Wealth?

What comes to mind when you think about the word “wealth?” If you’re like most people, you probably think of things like yachts, fancy exotic cars, all kinds of bling and the like. And, if you’re like most people, you probably think that — wealth — is only for the wealthy. But, what if you… Continue Reading

The Anti-Solution Bias

The Anti-Solution Bias

We go through life subconsciously trusting institutions that, evidence would indicate, don’t deserve it. We see them as solvers of important problems or issues in the life of America and Americans, yet these very institutions may be delaying, hiding, or even actively working against the very solutions they appear to exist to solve. I should… Continue Reading

“Come here, you little monkey”

"Come here, you little monkey"

How many parents have lovingly said that to their little child over the millennia? Of course, they don’t consider their child a haplorhine primate. They’re calling their child a playful, cuddly, cute little person that they love. However, they’re closer to the truth in one area than they’re probably thinking. The old saying, “Monkey see,… Continue Reading