Winter Wonder

Congratulations, you’ve made it to mid-January. The holidays are behind you and you’re only 63 days away from the first day of spring! But if you’re like many of us (and especially if you live in an area of the country that gets a lot of cold, ice and snow) the days seem longer than…

Stay Connected

In order to stay happier and healthier throughout your life, stay connected to your family, friends and co-workers.

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, “nice guys finish last.”  Or how about “you can’t play it safe if you want to get ahead.”   And somewhere along the line, many of us received the message that we had to be ruthless to climb to the top of an organization.  So is it true? Do nice…

Why Make A New Year’s Resolution?

It’s getting to be about that time. Maybe you’ve already gotten a head start on making your New Year’s resolution list. Or maybe you categorically refuse to participate in the ubiquitous tradition of self-denial or self-improvement.  Love it or hate it, we can not escape the New Year’s resolution. Even if we flat out refuse…

Personal Finance And The Power Of Education

In 2010 the US Department of Education released a series of recommendations on providing personal finance education in secondary schools. According to Tony Hobman, Chief Executive, Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB), providing personal finance education in schools is the best opportunity to embed a basic understanding of financial matters in our young people. However, there…

Staying Positive In A Negative World

As the election draws closer (we are only weeks away) most of us are probably thinking the same thing, “how did our country end up in such a negative place?” According to multiple polls, both candidates are the most unfavorable and least liked candidates in US history.  Each candidate has spent countless hours and millions…