Monthly Archives: June 2016

Here’s a thought about getting older–Take heart! “I am now in my 95th year. I never dreamed that I would live this long. My life reminds me of a sign that hung by a rusty staple to a run-down barbed-wire...
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“What’s important is to get out there and try stuff until you learn where your talents, interests, and priorities begin to pay off.”–Clayton Christensen...
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Have you ever thought about why budgets succeed? Why they fail? I read somewhere this week that two-thirds of Americans don’t have enough money to handle a $1,000 emergency expense. Talk about living paycheck to paycheck! Where to begin? I...
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Grace arrives, unannounced, in lives that least expect or deserve it . . . The message of the Gospels is that God works with the crooked timber of human failure.–Andrew Sullivan...
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A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.–Mark Twain–...
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“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it will always get you the right ones.” —John Lennon–  ...
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Happy Father’s Day to one and all. Last week’s blog closed with the observation that trying to manage money without a plan guarantees failure. Let me take that one step further. Even if you have a goal, the absence of...
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“This may sound too simple, but is great in consequence. Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which...
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Financial planning is the wise use of assets in savings, insurance and investments and allocating the proper ratio to each without prejudice. What does “wise use” mean? I believe that, in one sense, “wise use” means aligning your spending with...
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Politiconomic Journal of Money Management June 4, 2016 Do you remember your earliest experience with money? I remember one of mine. I was eight years old. My family was preparing to move to a new home in a different city....
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