Working with Wealth

Working with Wealth “Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” Henry David Thoreau “He who dies with the most toys wins.” Malcolm Forbes To fully experience life today, in terms of supply, time may be more valuable than money. Who today has the wherewithal to spend two years simply living on the shore of…

New to the Finance Game?

New to the Finance Game? The most popular outdoor game on the planet involves an object, in the shape of that planet, that is often spotted as if to represent seas and landmasses. Hundreds of millions play the game, while billions are football (soccer) fans. But for a person had never seen nor heard of…

Looking Out for Number One

April 5, 2019 By Sterling Neblett If the United States economy were an 18-wheeler, its driver might be singing along with Dave Dudley, “I got my diesel wound up and she’s a runnin’ like never before.” The driver would be looking at clear skies, and a wide-open highway, but an unreliable fuel gauge. Unemployment is…

Independent Income: Precious Liquid

Independent Income: Precious Liquid “Mama may have, Papa may have But God bless the child that’s got his own.” Billie Holiday All life needs water, some need an ocean, others make do with remnant desert moisture. All members of human society need income. For some of the few remaining untouched indigenous people, income may be…

Independent Expenses: The Hard Part

Independent Expenses: The Hard Part “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu And the first step is the hardest. Whether just starting an independent financial life, starting one over or taking over the controls that have been operated by another, there is fear, frustration and failure involved in any learning…