There’s NO Tax in Tax-Free

There’s a joke that my grandchildren love—it starts out: There’s a guy, he goes to a hamburger stand and he orders a hamburger, a shake and a large order of French fries. The gal says, “Sorry sir, we’re out of French fries for now. “Oh okay,” he says. “I’ll have a hamburger, a shake and…

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Market Crash Robs $2.3 Trillion from Investors

Matt Krantz from USA Today just wrote an article four days ago about the market crash that has destroyed $2.3 trillion from the market and $1.5 trillion in net wealth since the beginning of the year. December 31st the market (DOW Jones) was at 17,425.03 and at the time of his article was 15,988.08, down…

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A Little Lunch Goes a Long Way

Making Time … Can Outlast Time I’m guessing your life looks a lot like mine. Wearing different hats, filling several roles can be daunting—from leading a family to leading a team at work, serving in the community, and finding time for personal pastimes, life can get hectic. But while it’s easy to get caught up…

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What Appreciation Truly Means

Lessons from a Long Cold Alaska Night Appreciation—it’s a simple word that carries big meaning, in fact, two meanings. On one hand, it applies to things like real estate that can have an increase in value. On the other, it describes what happens when we fully understand, or empathize with, another person. Taking it further,…

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Own Your Life—Don’t Rent It!

How Taking Ownership Can Change Everything When was the last time you washed a rental car? People don’t wash rental cars; they wash their own cars. What about upgrades to a rented home? You’re probably not going to invest in re-carpeting or renovations for a rental like you would a home you own. You see,…

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