Monthly Archives: June 2012

Play Ball! You might learn something.

While it’s not too difficult to quantify the expenses incurred while raising our kids (currently estimated at as much as $250,000 to raise a kid from birth to 18 in the US – not including college), it’s much harder – nigh on impossible – to quantify the time, effort and emotional investment. Never is this… · Read More

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Fiduciary Duty: Teach Your Children Well. Then Take Them Swimming.

Summer’s here! It’s my favorite time of the year – for right now, anyway. I’m a real “live-in-the-moment” kind of person. When it’s summer, I love the sunshine and the swimming pool. When it’s fall, I love the harvest colors and raking leaves (really!). In the springtime, when everything looks fresh and new – well,… · Read More

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Buy Local. Help Everybody.

Cooperative – noun – an organization that is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits or benefits. Cooperatives are owned and democratically controlled by members (not by investors), return surplus revenue to members, and are motivated by service to their members, not by profit. This spirit of cooperation, embodied in the… · Read More

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Relocating? You’re gonna love it here!

Summer’s here! The weather is beautiful, flowers are growing, birds are singing – it’s the perfect time of year for baseball, boating – and relocation. If a “re-lo” is on your agenda this summer, your timing couldn’t be better. Lots of houses are available. Many of them have been on the market for a while,… · Read More

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So…you graduated. What now?

If you’re a new graduate, you’ve heard that question a hundred times by now. Graduation does represent a defining moment: a new beginning, a chance to make your own decisions and do things the way you think they should be done. Exciting? Yes. Scary? Yes, that too. So many big questions: Did you choose the… · Read More

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