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Generosity Is Not a Feeling

That is a quote from Andy Stanley who is a pastor, writer, and speaker in Alpharetta. I recently attended a conference for financial planners, and he was one of the speakers. That statement really hit me because my acts of generosity are definitely…

Picture Your Vision

Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own. ~ Robert Collier “The conception of what can be” is such an…
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Balance or Fall off!

A balanced lifestyle is simply a state of being in which one has time and energy for obligations and pleasures.  ~ Madisyn Taylor A balanced financial life is one in which you have the money for obligations and pleasures. This is the never-ending…

Freedom

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.   On MLK day, I wanted to find some words of…
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Prosperity

Prosperity is the alignment of your beliefs, values, and actions. Lorri Palko & Beth Egan This is a unique way to look at the word prosperity. It puts a different spin on it and makes prosperity that much more attainable and controllable.…

The count down is on…

I’m not talking about how many  days until New Year's Day; I’m talking about how many tax days are left in the year. Wow, fun stuff! Here are a few things to be thinking about as you round out the last tax month of the year: Income…

You Won’t Believe this! It’s FAFSA Time!

  What? Isn’t that in January? Not anymore! For those of you with kids in college or about to be in college, this year is the first year of the timing change. Gone are the days of trying to cram in your tax return in January or make a…
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Uh-oh!

There is suspicious activity on your MasterCard in the amount of $99.99 at Target. If this is your valid charge, press 1, if not press 2. “Hmmm, not mine,” I think as I sit on the deck in the afternoon sun. Turns out, it was not my husband’s…
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You Just Never Know!

Someone that I know died last week. She wasn’t a friend, but was someone I have known for a long time, and most shocking, she was my age. Death is the one thing just about guaranteed to rock our worlds even if it is peripheral to our day-to-day…

You Don’t Have to Be an Olympian to Go For the Gold

The Olympics always stokes the patriotic fires, ignites our love of both champions and under-dogs, and touches the spirit of greatness that lives in each of us. There are so many stories that come out of the games, some of triumph over the odds,…