I work in the life insurance industry and I am passionate about educating others about it. For many, life insurance is not the most appealing thing to talk about—go figure. And it’s never too early to plan ahead. Here’s what I recently wrote to my best friend. (more…)
Everyone in their lifetime goes through periods of significant loss and this year has been one of those for my family. We have lost close family members and dear friends as well as acquaintances. Looking back over the year, we lost someone just about every month and sometimes more than one a month.
Some had lived a very long fulfilling life, others were just starting their life journey. (more…)
At the start of each year, I call to mind the past and acknowledge the changes that need to follow me into the New Year. A resolution to me is more than a healthier diet or an increase in exercise; it is about doing good and demonstrating gratitude. Gratitude is the one resolution that can change your life–it certainly changed mine. (more…)
I still have Jack-o-lanterns on my porch, and I just received a stack of catalogues in the mail telling me about the hottest gifts for the holidays. It seems like too much, too soon. And for many, the months of November and December are filled with far too much. They are filled with too much food, too much hoopla, and too much spending. In fact, it is estimated that the people of the United States will spend $2,875,000,000¹on Thanksgiving Dinner Food in 2016. (That’s right, we’re going to eat almost $3 BILLION dollars.) But, that’s nothing. It’s literally a drop in the year-end spending bucket. It is estimated that Americans will spend a whopping $52 BILLION² on holiday shopping between Nov. 1-Dec. 16th. (more…)