Category Archives: Financial Stability

Wealth Creation Consulting – Yes, YOU need it too!

When people see my business card I am frequently asked the question – What is Wealth Creation Consulting?  Is that just for your rich clients? The short answer NO, Wealth Creation Consulting is just as important for any income bracket.  What … Continue reading

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Support the Troops – Memorial Day 2012 – The time is now!

Over the past decade the U.S. has participated in two major conflicts on foreign soils.  Between Iraq and Afghanistan 6,442 Americans have given their lives since 9/11.  Throughout this time period there have been many calls to support the troops.  … Continue reading

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What are the most popular graduation gifts for 2012?

Do you have a friend, child, or grandchild graduating in 2012?  Are you looking to find the perfect gift and wondering what is trendy this year?  Thinking of an iPad, iPod, or similar gadget?  I’m a huge advocate of Apple … Continue reading

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A STEP TOWARD FINANCIAL STABILITY – THE RULE OF 72 – The adult version of waiting 20 minutes to reap the reward of a second marshmallow

Some time ago I wrote a 2 part blog entitled “What Spending Plans and Marshmallows Have in Common.” I strongly encourage you to use the filter function on our site to find that blog entry, and read both parts before … Continue reading

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A Step Toward Financial Stability – You Can Reduce the Price You Pay For A Gallon of Gas and Save Thousands in the Process by Making a Simple Strategic Choice

In my ‘What Marshmallows and Spending Plans Have in Common’ blog I pointed out a very important aspect of crafting an effective spending plan – the need to understand human psychology and how to use that knowledge to your advantage. … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: SUCCESS PATH SHERPA PARTS WITH A FRIEND OF 10 YEARS!

  WAS IT BY FIAT OR STRATEGIC PLANNING? IN ALL HONESTY A BIT OF BOTH Success Path Sherpa followers will recall a blog entitled “A Step Toward Financial Stability, How To Ditch Your Car Payment.”  This was a two part … Continue reading

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A Step Toward Financial Stability – What Spending Plans and Marshmallows Have in Common Part II

Dear Sherpa followers: This is PART II of my spending plan marshmallow experiment blog.  Please ensure that you have read the first installment before proceeding. I had just raised the question of “If we know that spending with a plan … Continue reading

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A Step Toward Financial Stability – What Spending Plans and Marshmallows Have in Common Part I

Back in 1972 a study was conducted by a professor at Stanford University, which has come to be called “The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.” Based on the title you might conclude that it was a taste test funded by Jet-Puffed, but … Continue reading

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A Step Toward Financial Stability – Ditch Your Car Payment Part II

Just decades ago the act of making a purchase on credit was seen as an extremely undesirable option and most people only chose to use credit out of absolute necessity.  The few who used credit as a preferable option to … Continue reading

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A Step Toward Financial Stability – Ditch Your Car Payment Part I

Where do deductive reasoning and financial literacy intersect?  I contend that the answer is as far away from a car payment as possible.  Let me prove it to you with a simple argument. My first premise: Only the rich can … Continue reading

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