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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Back in 2006, I bought my first condo in an "up and coming" neighborhood in Boston known as the South End. I had previously lived in the Back Bay and the condo was a 10 minute walk further from all of the places I was frequenting. The...

 

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

FINANCIAL PLANNING UNSCRAMBLES YOUR BRAIN 🧠NO PLAN 🍳🍳 No strategy🍳 No long term clarity🍳 Confused🍳 Overwhelmed🍳 Not organized❓Are you thinking, “This 👆feels like me❓”WITH PLAN 🥚 🥚 Strategy🥚 Clarity🥚 Less...

 

Thursday, June 24, 2021

We just adopted a new puppy. He’s the fourth dog I’ve owned over the last two decades. Here are some proactive steps I have taken with with each dog to protect their longevity or make sure they’re taken care of in the...

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

PROGRESS > PERFORMANCE ❗️❕❗️PROGRESS✅ Happens incrementally 📶✅ Takes time ⏳✅ Immediate results may not show✅ Small steps 🐾🐾🐾 towards a target 🎯✅ Requires Dedication✅ Ongoing 🔄PERFORMANCE⚠️ Is fleeting ⚠️ Can involve luck 🍀⚠️...

 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

🚨TROUBLE🚨FEAR 😱 ➕GREED 🤑 ➕MEDIA 📲 ➡️ 🚨TROUBLE 🚨If you are driven by external noise💥🎧, it’s going to be 👎 Troubling News for you❓What are you waiting for ⁉️ ❓Are you afraid to make a mistake ⁉️❓Do you have FOMO and feel...

 

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Monday, June 7, 2021

❓What is Financial Planning ⁉️👣👣👣👣A series of small steps over time that compound to help you solve your problems 👣👣👣👣NOTE: Plan will not always move in a straight line 🌀 because life doesn’t. Your plan needs to adapt...

 

Thursday, June 3, 2021

The overlap ↔️ between your Financial Goals 💰 and your Life Goals 🎯FINANCIAL GOALS 💰💰💰💵 Emergency Fund🎓 College Savings🏠 New Home✈️ Travel🏖 RetirementLIFE GOALS 🎯🎯🎯🔒 Security⛑ Safety😎 Stress Free🥳 Fun🧸 Comfort❤️...

 

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Every decision we make in life has good ✅ or bad consequences ❌ In planning for your future 🔮 It’s somewhat of a financial 🦋 effect. We have two ✌️paths:🟢 Is a series of small good ✅ decisions that over time will increase ⏫...

 

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

❓ When was the last time your financial advisor asked WHY you were planning and investing ⁉️❓ When was the last time your financial advisor asked what you want your yourself in the future ⁉️❓When was the last time your financial...

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Last night I was asking my Kindergartener when will she learn to read so she can help me work. I said I’d pay her $1 for her help.She went on to explain to me how she would put the bills into her piggy bank and save as follows:🐷...

 

Sunday, May 23, 2021

❓WHAT IS THE BEST INVESTMENT⁉️Special 💲50 Meal EditionCheeseburger 🍔 v. Pizza 🍕v. Michelin Chef Mystery Item 🧑‍🍳Most people ❤️ burgers 🍔 & pizza 🍕Here we are also guaranteeing it is the best 🍔 or 🍕 you have ever had....

 

Friday, May 21, 2021

♾❓🌀‼️Behavior is the only pattern that is going to influence your 💰 for better 👍 or worse 👎Each day we are faced with decisions, both big and small. Sometimes the BIG decisions are scary 😱 and we kick 👟 the can 🗑 down the road....

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

THE 💯% GUARANTEECHANGE WILL HAPPEN OVER TIME✅ Goals 🎯✅ Jobs 💼✅ Markets 📈📉📈✅ Family 🤰👨‍👩‍👧‍👦✅ Values 💸✅ Dreams 💭Planning is a Process 🔁, not a one time exercise.The more we repeat the process ♾, the closer we...

 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

You have dreams 💭, wishes🧞‍♂️, ambitions 🔮How will you accomplish this alone❓The world 🌎 is a big scary 👻 and confusing 😵‍💫 placed.It’s easy to get overwhelmed 🤯Before you lose your head, talk 🗣 to a Real...

 

Monday, May 17, 2021

A one time financial plan is a quick fix 🔧. My experience is that people want this to “say I have a plan!”The truth is that Plan is worthless 📉 the second ⏲ you walk out the door 🚪.Why⁉️📄 It was built on guesses 🤔 and...

 

Friday, May 14, 2021

❓WHAT IS THE BEST INVESTMENT⁉️DIY Investing 🪶 v. 1x Financial Plan 📑 v. Ongoing Financial Planning Relationship ♾DIY Investing 🪶🪶 Control your own destiny 🔮🪶 Implement how you want🪶 Potential to get 💰 or 😭 quick🪶 Unlimited...

 

Thursday, May 13, 2021

❓WOULD YOU RATHER BE A 🐛 OR A 🦋❓The Metamorphosis of Financial Planning🐛 ➡️ 🦋👉 Financial 🐛’s have something great in them but need help 🤝 to bring it out🐛 Don’t know their purpose🐛 Aren’t sure what they are...

 

Friday, April 30, 2021

Now and again, the price action on Wall Street can surprise even the most seasoned investors.Look no further than when President Biden in late April proposed an increase in the tax on capital gains to 39.6% from 20% for those...

 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have been the recipient of the latest buzz. NFTs are digital files attached to blockchain codes. If you know anything about digital currencies, you’re probably aware that these blockchain codes are...

 

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Are your financial goals well-defined? While "I want to have lots of money" may sound like a great goal, it's just too vague. How much is "lots?" If you don’t know … how will you know when you have it? And will the...

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Spend today, save tomorrow?Okay, we've all been there. But if it seems you're always living paycheck-to-paycheck and never able to save anything for the future, then it may be time to make a change .April is Financial Literacy Month....

 

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Among the many changes arising from the pandemic, one of the most noticeable was a change in American spending habits.A survey released in March 2021 by Pew Research shows that Americans have increasingly chosen to put away what extra...

 

Sunday, March 28, 2021

This year, as with every year at Passover, we remember the first Exodus from Egypt and reflect on being a part of the diaspora. The Seder concludes with the phrase “L'shanah Haba'ah B'yerushalayim,” meaning “next...

 

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Hardly a day goes by that the topic of bitcoin or other cryptocurrency assets doesn’t come up in meetings with clients and prospects or from friends and relatives who want to know, “what all the buzz is about?”The...

 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

This time of year, you might glance at an account statement and see there has been an adjustment. But there may not be any cause for concern.Many mutual funds in December pay shareholders capital gains distributions that they have...

 

Monday, December 14, 2020

Your investment strategy is a lot like a marriage. One day you may feel like everything’s going swimmingly. The next day, there might be an argument over who forgot to load the dishwasher. And even the best marriages and...

 

Friday, October 30, 2020

The world's events always affect the markets and making smart investment choices requires you to look at what's happening around the world. But what about during an election year? How should you invest while the country is deciding...

 

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Many experiences in my life I use as a parallel to financial planning and investing. My family is in the process of building a new house. We have an excellent contractor/builder who has guided us through most of the process and made it...

 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

How to get the most value out of your advisor relationship Here are some practical tips to consider as you begin your new relationship with me as your financial advisor. Practical Questions to Ask: What services do you provide? What...

 

Thursday, June 25, 2020

I hope this finds you safe and healthy. These are unprecedented times for certain. I would like to take this moment to acknowledge the challenges we are facing, and to commend you for holding steady.A quick update on your team:Our...

 

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