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College: What I Learned From My Grandmother About a Real Education

Along with my mother and my wife, my grandmother was one of the most inspirational people I’ve ever met.  Since I didn’t have a father growing up, she and my mother raised me…and I was hard work.  Into her seventies, … Continue reading

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Does Your Financial Plan Pass the Sleep Test?

Members of the Greatest Generation, my grandparents came of age during the Depression, a period marked by severe distrust of financial institutions and an extreme aversion to risk. After my grandfather died, my grandmother had to manage her finances for the rest of her life, 28 more years. The way she handled her money reflected her upbringing, her deep dislike of risk and her commitment to her goals. Continue reading

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