To win a gold medal in financial planning, use an athlete's SMART plan.
Updated: August 23, 2008, - 03:48 PM
Sometimes, when it feels as though you're drowning in an economy in turmoil and grasping for a nonexistent lifeline, consider standing up and walking to shore.
Updated: July 26, 2008, - 04:45 PM
No matter how productive we are, a feeling of satisfaction is an impossibility so long as we keep chasing more possessions.
Updated: June 28, 2008, - 08:53 PM
Don't confuse cause and effect or profitable investment calls with wisdom. Randomness could be the explanation.
Updated: June 21, 2008, - 09:03 PM
Reaching your goals takes hard work and commitment, but in the end, it's worth it.
Updated: May 24, 2008, - 04:52 PM
Financial help to offspring involves weighing a sense of obligation against potential pitfalls and ability to provide help. Emotions, above all, can cloud good judgment.
Updated: April 26, 2008, - 08:50 PM
As the players swarmed one another after their first-round victory at the Girls' State High School Basketball Tournament, I noticed that the elation was shared equally by the stars and by the girls who didn't get in the game.
Updated: March 29, 2008, - 02:20 PM
Relationships and circumstances can box us in. Thoughtful planning and self-awareness can bring solutions and relief.
Updated: March 22, 2008, - 09:11 PM
Remember that life experiences shape our views of money. In troubled times, focus on what you can control. Then hang on.
Updated: February 23, 2008, - 03:14 PM