Category Archives: Live Abundant Radio

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A Message For Seekers of Wisdom

The Power of Honesty If someone were to offer you advice, would you prefer that they be completely honest or that they be gentle with you? This is a question that Doug often asks the audiences to which he speaks. After a few moments of reflection, most people express an overwhelming preference for honesty. This…

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A Quiz For Those Who Refuse to Settle

How Do You Rate? Many of us are suckers for those little quizzes we run across where we score ourselves relative to our health or knowledge or other topics. Here’s a little quiz where can score how savvy you are about money. You’ll score yourself on a scale of 1-4 with 1 being poor, 2…

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Avoiding the Costly Money Myths

Choosing Between Truth or Comfort A question that Doug often poses to his audience is whether they’d rather be on the receiving end of complete honesty or if they’d prefer he simply be gentle with them. Most people, after a moment of contemplation, will express a preference for straight up honesty. Even so, our preference…

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Protect Your Serious Cash With the Right Savings Vehicle

Financial Planning Vehicles Over the past four and a half decades, Doug’s clients have often asked him about what he looks for in a financial planning vehicle in which they’ll be placing their serious cash. Serious cash refers to the money they’re not willing to jeopardize that’s being set aside for future use. It’s been…

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Wisdom Is the Antidote We Seek

Why We Follow Myths Given the choice between someone be completely honest or simply being gentle with, most of us would acknowledge that honesty would be more useful.. Honesty helps us see things more clearly. Still, many financial advisers pefer to analyze and give advice based on data, information and knowledge: This means that they’ll…

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A Different Take On Ownership

Who Really Owns Your Home? Many Americans try to achieve financial independence but they do it in such a way that it’s like they’re trying to drive down the freeway with one foot firmly pressing on the brake pedal. The worst part is that most of them aren’t even aware that they’re doing it. What’s…

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Avoiding Hidden Agendas That Hold Us Back

No Such Thing as ‘Free’ It’s very intriguing to listen to the various politicians as they appeal to their intended audiences regarding various concerns. Oftentimes, their solutions are actually just thinly disguised agendas. A good example of this is the prospect of so-called “free” college for all. Recently, Julia Freeland Fisher wrote an opinion piece…

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Myth Busting That Matters

Shall I Be Honest or Gentle? Doug often asks the audiences to which he speaks whether they’d prefer that someone be completely honest or be gentle with them. To their credit, nearly all of them prefer honesty, after giving it a few moments of thought. Many financial advisers tend to analyze and give advice based…

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The Mindsets of the Successful

Why ‘Live Abundant’? When people ask Doug about the name Live Abundant, he tells them it’s about having been abundantly blessed throughout his life while rubbing shoulders with abundant-minded and successful people. 8 key mindsets are necessary for this kind of success. These folks are naturally abundant-minded. They think in terms of “we” rather than just “me.” Scarcity-minded…

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Why Wisdom is More Valuable Than Knowledge

Which Do You Prefer? When Doug speaks to audiences across the country, he’ll often ask them if they do you prefer that he be honest or gentle with them. After a few seconds of thought, most of them say they want honesty. Many financial advisers are taught to analyze and give advice based upon three…

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