Life

Yes, Your Stay-at-Home Spouse Needs Life Insurance

If your family depends on your income, buying life insurance for yourself is a no-brainer. They will need money to replace the money you’ve been bringing in every month. But what about your spouse who stays at home and takes care of children? Do they still need life insurance? Absolutely. Here’s why. The Cost of […]

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Simple Actions That Can Change Your Marriage

In football, the offense will try to get in a rhythm by running the ball well and by throwing passes into the mix. No offense succeeds by trying to throw a bomb on every play. The best teams move down the field in little chunks at a time. A five-yard run here, a seven-yard pass […]

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You Can’t Reach a Goal Without This

Last month, the tennis world witnessed something miraculous. I know, some of you aren’t into tennis, but you can still appreciate the wonder of it. Roger Federer defied the odds by winning the Australian Open at age 35 and became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam title in 45 years. Sharing the spotlight […]

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How to Calm the Chaos and Empower Your Family to Connect

Keeping a family running smoothly is like herding cats through an open field. If your house is anything like mine, it’s a perpetual mess of schedules, homework, housework and five distinct personalities living under one roof. And if your family is like mine, being in the same room together without technology, toys or other distractions […]

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What’s a Good ROI? It May Be Different Than You Thought

When you own a business, one of the many things you worry about is the ROI—the return on your investment. It’s one way to measure the growth and profitability of your company. But an ROI isn’t just a measuring tool in business. It’s an expectation in everyday life. Follow me here: When you take an […]

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The One Investment You Must Make

You work hard, so naturally you want your investments to pay off. Obviously, you don’t want to lose in the deal! Here’s the problem: Lots of folks spend their entire lives working hard and investing their money, only to find out they invested in the wrong things. They never learned about the most valuable investment […]

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Why You Should Make Promises, Not Resolutions in 2017

Pretend for a second that you and I are sitting across the table at lunch. I can hardly contain my excitement. I’ve discovered a new business venture. I like the guy behind it. I like the concept. I am investing money in it. “Great!” you say. “Do you think you’ll make money in the first […]

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Dream

“I have a dream.” That single sentence—proclaimed by Martin Luther King Jr.—marked a defining moment in the American civil rights movement. And that speech has been repeatedly named the number one speech of the 20th century. Why? Because dreams matter. That one sentence has been plastered on protest posters from Tiananmen Square to Budapest to […]

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A Story That Will Motivate You to Plan Ahead for Retirement

His name was Michael. He was one of my clients, and he told me a story I will never forget. Michael got a call from his favorite aunt who needed him to cut her grass. He was more than willing to help; she had always been special to him. She was one of those people […]

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6 Must-Do’s for an Intentional Christmas

I spend my time like I spend my money: on purpose. This is especially true over the holidays. Because I’m on the road so much during the year, I am very intentional with how I spent my time over the Christmas break. My priority is the people living under my roof, not any of the […]

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