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Following a birthday sleepover for my oldest daughter last week, my wife and I were out for an early morning walk in search of some peace, quiet and a good cup of coffee. Reflecting on the fact that we now have a teenager in the house, talk turned to our home. While...read more
The 401(k) plan is the most popular employer-sponsored retirement plan today. Sixty-five percent of employers offer a 401(k) or similar plan to their employees. The world today has largely shifted the burden of retirement savings from the employer to the employee....read more
From Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Also available at https://us.dimensional.com/perspectives/a-tale-of-two-decades The first decade of the 21st century, and the second one that’s drawing to a close, have reinforced for investors some timeless market lessons: Returns...read more
The song Once in a Lifetime sums up the way I believe many people feel when they get to a certain point in their lives. Time has passed, they made decisions – or avoided making them – and they find themselves living a life they aren’t so sure about. Or as Talking...read more
Some of my most common sources of inspiration for blogs are industry conferences, my mild obsession with podcasts and my long-term involvement with CISV. In just the last week, I experienced the rare trifecta of a blog idea intersecting with all three of these...read more
I love a good, motivational quote. You know, the kind you see painted on wooden signs in the home décor stores. I’m not talking about “live, laugh, love”, I’m talking about those quotes that put a little fire in your belly, the quotes that make you think about...read more
(from Seth Godin’s blog dated September 1, 2019. Click here for the original post. Seth is the author of more than 18 books that have been bestsellers all over the world. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting,...read more
In the United States we arguably live in one of the most peaceful and prosperous times in our county’s history. Our husbands and brothers are not being drafted into war. Most of us worry more about our weight than we do where our next meal will come from; and we...read more
I’ve recently been reading Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. Harris, a Ph.D. in history from the University of Oxford, has sold millions of copies of this book and his two prior books, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief...read more
I have very fond memories of my childhood; playing in the creek with my brothers, sledding every winter at Embshoff Woods, and spending summers at my grandfather’s pool, to name a few. But I also remember that money was tight, not because I was balancing the family...read more
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