It seemed like something that would never fit into my life, but since young adulthood, I had thought I would love to live in a high-rise building with views of the city. When I was raising my children, it was not a fit, of course. And in the city in which I live, there are very few such buildings. However, life’s twists and turns have led me to a situation which is perfe
We often have clients receive an inheritance from parents, extended family, or others who are important to them. Often times, this process can be very emotional simply because of how hard the person worked to accumulate this wealth, and the recipient may feel that they aren't deserving of this generosity. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some tips for managing th
During the summer months, our schedules are not as full with client meetings which gives us time to focus. We, like our clients, enjoy having the time to spend some summer days with our families and friends. This is usually our personal focus for the summer. We also take this time for professional focus as well.
Sound applealing? Here are some tips that may help you add an hour or two to every day.
In the morning:
Get up earlier and go for a walk
Put in a load of wash and get your partner to help you hang it out. When you get home, it will be done
Clean one room before you go to work-by the weekend the housework will be done
As I write this, my second great-grandchild, who is also my first great-granddaughter, is coming into this world. I’m waiting “on pins and needles” for the official announcement. A birth in the family is such an exciting time. It is also a time for reflection. From my viewpoint as the “matriarch” of the family, I think about the legacy I sha
It’s the time of year for vacations and travel of all sorts. I personally am planning two trips by air this year. It would be easy to feel apprehensive due to the negative publicity the airlines have been enduring recently. However, I grew up as the daughter of a military pilot and was taught that air travel is much safer than traveling by car. Also, I believ
Luckily, I have recently been hired by Strategic Partners Financial Group and have been introduced to the financial services industry. I am very excited for the opportunity to be able to learn and work in an industry where the primary focus is to help people.