Financial Planning, Millennials

Budgeting 101

78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Ever wondered why? As a society, we have become so focused on what we have instead of what we have saved. Material possessions are our sign of status these days. We feel obligated to buy every new thing to keep up, as if we would be seen as less without them, and before…

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Big Picture, Financial Planning

A Purposeful Life

The question of life’s purpose is one that initially seems big, daunting, and even scary. Honestly, most people have never sat down and really thought through what their personal purpose is. If you haven’t, that’s okay. Typically, people just do what they are “supposed to do” and believe life should follow a predetermined pattern. You go to school, you get…

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Financial Planning

Time: Your Most Valuable Asset

What would you say if someone asked you “What is your most valuable asset ?” You might answer something like “my house, my 401(k), my bank account.” While all of these are solid answers, I like to think about assets that are more than money. Think about it. Those other three answers are things that you can lose and get…

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