Financial Planning Disaster: Don’t End Up Like Tim Duncan

There was a recent story about NBA and San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan losing over $20 million in investments. He got advice from a financial planning advisor with a conflict of interest, and now that money is gone after the investments tanked. This has the potential to have many people scared and worried about […]

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STOP! Don’t Buy That New Car!

If you’re like me, the prospect of being without a car is a scary one. Cars are what we use to get around, whether it’s a trip to a friend’s house, a restaurant, the grocery store, work, or anything else. Public transport is, of course, an option, but the most common method of transportation, and […]

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August is the Sunday of the Summer

“All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything […]

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Living Below Your Means: 10 Things to Give Up That You May Never Even Miss

Sometimes you may find yourself in a tighter financial situation than you thought you would. Maybe that paycheck didn’t reach as far as you had hoped. Maybe there are more expenses than you thought. Maybe taxes just went up, or inflation is kicking you in the rear. Or maybe you are just trying to boost […]

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Invest in the Justice League

Imagine that the Joker is on the loose in Gotham City. He’s doing his normal Joker thing: robbing banks and breaking things, and he has Joker-dressed goons running all over the city. Not only that, but let’s say that the Riddler is also wreaking havoc. There’s only one hero that can save the day, right? […]

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Meet Our Interns

This summer we are thrilled to welcome nine interns to our company. A few of these wonderful high school and college kids work with us year round, but most of them are here for the first time this summer. Our interns are given the opportunity to work on many different projects, including web design, writing, […]

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Inflation and Jurassic World

“Jurassic World,” just one of the summer’s major blockbusters, has been raking in the ticket sales. The fourth movie in the Jurassic franchise took just 13 days to reach $1 billion at the international box office, the quickest ever to do so (“The Avengers” took 14 days to reach that amount). The first weekend alone saw a […]

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A Reese Witherspoon Independence Day

Did you know that the Declaration of Independence doesn’t actually contain the words “declaration of independence?” Of course, if you read the document from start to finish you do get the idea pretty quickly. While it’s probably easiest to remember the flourishes of poetic inspiration like, “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” we often […]

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Chrysler and American Pride

“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better” -Albert Camus Have you seen the new Chrysler 300 commercial? I saw it for the first time last night while watching The History Channel’s Texas Rising with Ryan. When the commercial was over we both paused, and then simultaneously said, “Wow, that’s a great message.” The commercial shows […]

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Buried Under: Managing Your Financial Papers

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans dispose of more than 250 million tons of trash each year, and recycle 82 million or so more. But no matter how much we throw away, we always seem to end up with a stack of paperwork somewhere in the house that just keeps growing. Am I Keeping […]

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