3 Things to DIY and Save Money

June 19, 2015

It’s so easy to outsource every little bit of your life. Sometimes outsourcing tasks is a good idea and other times it just ends up being a huge money suck and of very little value. Here are a few instances where it makes more sense to do it yourself and save money verses hiring the […]

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3 reasons to shop at a local farmers market

June 19, 2015

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  Tomorrow I am going to a local farmers market and I’m really excited about it – probably more excited than someone should normally be, but oh well.  I am finally starting to feel like myself again after having the cold from hell for several weeks so I’m looking forward […]

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Accounting Software is a Must for Business

June 18, 2015

Whether you’re new to the world of business, or a seasoned professional who is just now dipping your toes back into the pond, one thing is certain: Times have changed, and the goods and equipment that were requisite for doing business a mere decade ago are no longer what you need. In the past ten […]

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Is cash a good gift?

June 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  With wedding season and graduations upon us you may be trying to find the perfect gift.  Handing a newlywed couple or a recent grad an envelope full of cash can be a great gift to help them ease in to the next phase of their lives.  But is giving cash as a […]

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5 signs it’s time for a career change

June 17, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a  question, do you love your job?  If the answer is anything but an affirmative YES you may want to make a career change.  I did. Just a few years ago I changed careers from being a financial planner to being a social media consultant.  To be honest […]

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4 (Cheap) Ways to Spend a Day Off

June 15, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Do you ever just need a day off?  Well I do.  So today Nick and I are at home enjoying some time together.  Well actually the time together hasn’t started yet because we can’t decide what to do. If you had a whole 24 hours to spend with your sweetheart and only […]

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Weekly roundup: Why you should always act like you’re sick

June 12, 2015

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  I’m happy to say that the dreaded three week cold/flu/stomach ache I told you all about last week has finally started to come to end.  Thank you to everyone who sent over their best wishes and homemade remedies for recovery.  I’m finally feeling better.  I still have a little […]

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How to Buy Mutual Funds

June 11, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Yesterday I had a client who asked “How do I buy mutual funds?”  That’s a pretty general statement, the food equivalent would be “Where can I buy the best chocolate?”  Well that depends on what type of chocolate you’re looking for, how much you’re willing to pay for good quality as well […]

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4 Ways to Create a Financial Plan for Couples

June 10, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have a financial plan?  If so do you have one with your spouse?  Truth be told as a financial planner I very often create individual financial plans for people who are married, but very rarely do I create a financial plan for couples. The […]

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