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The Best Gift

My mother turned 80 last week, and we’d planned a weekend birthday party for her in Cincinnati, with family members coming in from out of state to surprise her.  But Thursday night those plans were cancelled when Mom called to say she couldn’t leave...

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The More You Know

They say sometimes ignorance is bliss.  That nagging pain, a drip in the basement, stepping on the scale to see how the new fitness plan is going, anything worthy of our attention that goes ignored due to our reluctance to know the truth. This can especially be true...

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What Are You Paying?

When we purchased our first home, I was stunned to see all the estimated costs on our closing statement: loan origination fees, appraisal fees, credit report fees, flood certification fees, recording fees, and more.  While I was overwhelmed by the number of...

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Whose Interests are Served?

My hope this week was to take a break from the non-stop, often confusing news surrounding what’s going on with our new administration, Congress, various cabinet and judicial appointments, etc. and focus on a less divisive issue like the Super Bowl, Groundhog Day or...

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Doing Nothing is Hard

In my last blog, I talked about the challenge I had booking a vacation because of its cost and my nerves around spending the money.  Well, I’m happy to report that I booked that vacation and am just returning from a glorious week in the Turks & Caicos.  Worth...

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Chasing the Trade Winds

When I was a little girl, summer began with strawberries and ended with pumpkins.  In between we plowed dirt, planted vegetables and pulled weeds on our small farm.  Work began in the morning when dew was still on the strawberries, and ended when we could no longer...

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A Look Back at 2016

(from Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Down to the Wire blog by Weston Wellington dated 1/13/2017. Weston is a Vice President with DFA, helping to lead the firm’s market research.  He works closely with financial advisors all over the world in helping them to understand...

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Disclaimer: The financial planning information discussed within this blog is meant to offer general thoughts and shouldn’t be taken as individual advice, but we’d love to meet with you and answer your specific questions!

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