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Month: January 2018

How Contagious Discipline Killed the Bear (Market)

A plan that was attempted and failed is always better than failing to plan.  Right?  If you don’t plan at all, you are just guaranteeing failure.  Being mentally, relationally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally disciplined all have guaranteed dividends. But how does discipline kill a bear?

“Fire Your Financial Advisor” Review

“Fire Your Financial Advisor” Review

The following is a review of this course, which is called Fire Your Financial Advisor. The review is long, but this course includes over 6 hours worth of video and presentation information all-in-all. Want to sneak a peek? Read more to find out.

The Fourth Philosophy: Make Investing Exciting!

The reason that The Fourth Philosophy is so important is that it encourages us to stick to the method that we know works and to recognize that the excitement involved is in the profits we know we are likely to make over the next 10, 20, or 30 years.  This is how we make investing exciting!

The Second Philosophy: The One Month Rule

We all know the feeling. You purchase something in a moment of brilliance that you have to buy. You think it’s great. Surely, this new (insert: financed car/home, expensive clothes, computer, etc) is going to make you happy. It’s the best thing since sliced bread. Then it hits…. buyer’s remorse. Let the One Month Rule help you out next time.

A new golden rule? The Doctrine of Charity

Charity is defined as “the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need.” While charity via giving money is a good thing (and one we encourage!) it is not the only form of charity. Charity can be given through a variety of mechanisms to “those in need.” One way is through the Doctrine of Charity.

Budgeting: Four False Assumptions

Budgeting has earned quite the bad wrap.  It is often viewed negatively whereas “tracking spending” is viewed as the positive term. Today we will look into the top four false assumptions regarding budgeting, and discuss why it may be a necessary and beneficial endeavor.