Posts Tagged ‘retirement planning’

NIKE, Just do it.

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number Five – NIKE, Just do it. Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur in his rags to riches story said it this way. Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge or you will become a fool. Let your learning lead to action and you can become wealthy.”…

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Get an Integrated Blue Print, aka Business Plan for Life Part 2

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number Four – Get an Integrated Blue Print, aka Business Plan for Life Part 2 An integrated blueprint or business plan for life will detail what you have including obstacles seen and unseen along with what you need, opportunities available to you to help you meet…

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Get an Integrated Blue Print, aka Business Plan for Life Part 1

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number Four – Get an Integrated Blue Print, aka Business Plan for Life Part 1 Having a plan with the flexibility to deal with changes and life issues is critical, this is the cornerstone of planning. We call it a business plan for life. This strategy…

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Find a Specialist

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number Three – Find a Specialist (or two) The book, Three Cups of Tea is about a mountain climber who was inspired by an encounter with impoverished villagers to build schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. You may wonder how this relates; let me explain. With most…

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Begin with what’s Important

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number Two – Begin with what’s Important In Steven Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, he says it this way, “Begin with the end in mind.” What do you want to accomplish and even more important, why? The ability to envision in your…

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Start Today

5 Principles to Restore Order and keep you well! Number One – Start Today This is about making a decision. Decide comes from the same word as homicide, means to kill all alternatives. Making a decision may mean you quit putting your head in the sand like the ostrich hoping everything will work out. It…

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Common Portfolio Wisdom – PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT = BETTER RETURNS

  Pros – Better potential long-term results if properly tactically managed in today’s market. Cons – Styles such as asset allocation and modern portfolio theory, systems, methods, and experience are still subservient to market trends. Axiom – Opinions don’t count; market trends do. Cheaper doesn’t always mean better. Just in the same way, more expensive…

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Common Portfolio Wisdom – The Key to Safety is Diversification

Pros – Gains in one asset class may offset losses in another. Diversification portfolio offers more stability than holding just one asset. Cons – There are periods when many asset classes may go down simultaneously. Gains can be “watered” down and may limit potential. Axiom – The key to safety is being in harmony with…

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Pay less taxes?

How is it possible that there are others I have heard of making more than me and paying less in taxes? Justice Learned Hand answer this question best when he said, “There are two systems of taxation in our country today, one for the informed, one for the uninformed.” He also went on to say, “Anyone…

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