A Christmas Story: A Lesson in Generosity

  My grandmother is quite the financially savvy woman, and throughout the years, she has intentionally taught her sons and grandchildren how to steward their resources. After years of buying all 10 of her grandchildren Christmas gifts, she decided to do something...

How Does An Election Affect The Market?

  Like you, we hear a lot of people make bold statements about how the presidential election will affect the market.  A lot of these statements even contradict one another.  We decided it was time to actually get the historic facts and answer these common...

Mortgage Rates and Refinancing

  We get this question a lot: “Should I refinance my house right now?”  The answer for many is probably yes.  A lot of people in America are “in-the-money” when it comes to their mortgage.  What that means is that many Americans likely have a higher interest rate...

Independence to Pursue

  Opening story by Robert Stark “Perspective, Marines!” was the famous saying of our platoon commander, Lt. Iversen.  Any time we thought we had it rough, he was immediately ready to give us a huge dose of perspective with a 10-mile run in the unforgiving heat of...

Love, Money and Relationships

  February is the month of Valentine’s Day and love.  A commonly misquoted verse in the Bible is 1 Timothy 6:10 “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil.”.  People often say that money is the root of all evil, but it is the love of money. It is the...