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Learning How to Turn Bad News Into Good News

Is It Really Bad News? This is the time of year that we reflect on what lies ahead. We hope that it will be good news but should remember that whether we take it as good or bad is usually up to us. The world’s greatest mentors excel at teaching their students how to turn…

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The Writing Is On the Wall Regarding Taxes

Clarity Empowers Are you concerned about what will happen to this great country of America and her economy? Do you worry about what will happen, no matter who is attempting to run the country? First of all, you’re not alone. Many people feel powerless and confused about what they can do. Nothing snaps us out…

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Breaking the Paralysis of Uncertainty

What’s Making Us Nervous Right now, a lot of people are concerned about where America is headed. They have serious questions about how the election will turn out as well as the economy and what lies ahead. Many are experiencing considerable confusion as to what they should do. Let’s face it, the kind of decisions…

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Truths Liberate While Myths Trap Us

Hard Truth or Gentle Deceptions? When Doug speaks at various educational events around the country, he’ll often ask his audience whether they’d prefer that someone be completely honest or just be gentle with them. Nearly all audience members, after taking a minute to think it over, say they’d take honesty over the alternative. This can…

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Some Thoughts On What’s Coming

Which Way To Go? Are you concerned about America? About its economy and what may lie ahead no matter how the election turns out? Many people are feeling somewhat confused as to what to do. Few of us could have dreamed about the kind of decisions we’re currently facing. It can be difficult in deciding…

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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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