Dating & Money: Is She A Gold Digger Or Just A Woman? 

Let’s cut to the chase and dive into why mastering your finances could be the KEY to finding love. You might be thinking this is ‘gold digger mentality’ but hear me out for a minute. As a financial advisor, I’ve worked with both women and men for decades. I hear both sides of the story […]

Your Child Support Payments Don’t Buy You Love

I recently had a client of mine tell me how upset he was at his children for not calling him or wanting to spend time with him. “I pay thousands in child support every month and I don’t even get a phone call or a thank you” he said angrily. “Your child support payments don’t […]

Documents You Need NOW Before You Die: A Comprehensive Guide

No one likes to think about death, but if it wasn’t for death, life wouldn’t be so exciting. It’s like winning… you don’t know how good it feels unless you’ve lost. Yes, everyone’s going to die… even you. And me. Handling these documents NOW puts you and your family at ease and ensures that your […]

How Old Should Your Kids Be When You Teach Them About Money?

Short Answer: As soon as they can count. Long Answer:  When my son was 11 he wanted a $500 Gaming Computer. I remember thinking “I don’t even buy myself a $500 computer so why the hell would I pay that much for him to pay games??”  Most middle class parents would use this as an […]

Are you settling for less? Why you might deserve a better job

You know that anxiety you get on Sunday knowing that Monday means back to the office? Just the thought of going back makes you wonder if this is all there is to life. Deep down there’s this feeling of, “There must be more”. But somehow, the years have flew by… and nothings changed. What makes […]

Perfectionism: How It Can Sabotage Your Finances & Relationships

Perfectionism has worked in my favor for decades. I’ve stood out in corporations because I’ve strived to be better than the ‘average’ person. I’ve pushed myself constantly and have succeeded. My perfectionism has been the voice 🗣 that leads this success. “So what’s wrong with that?” you might ask.🤔 – The problem begins when that […]

Does Your Inner Child Control Your Spending?

Ever tried budgeting your money and you start off pretty strong but then, somehow, you end up failing miserably? Maybe it was that inner voice that would say “I deserve it, I work hard!” and talked you into buying those shoes you didn’t really need. Or maybe it was that desire to finally get that […]

 Why Some NFL Athletes Get Rich and Others Go Broke

The average NFL salary is $2.8 million, however The American Institute of Bankruptcy reports that 16% of NFL players file for bankruptcy within 12 years after retiring! Despite wealth, fame, and power, how do they end up losing everything? Here’s what you can learn from their mistakes. Mistake #1: Choosing the Wrong Financial Advisor  NFL […]

Mastering the Negotiation Game: How to Confidently Secure the Salary You Deserve

Let’s dive into the art of negotiation, particularly focusing on how to negotiate a salary that truly mirrors your worth and contributions. Whether you’re interviewing for a position OR already in a position that you feel should be paying you more, this process works. Understanding Your Value and the Market before entering the negotiation arena […]

The “I Deserve It” Trap: What’s Holding Many Millennials Back

“I deserve it.” It’s a simple statement that can carry a heavy cost. This idea hit me when I prospective client came to me drowning in over $20,000 of debt. The culprit was her persistent “I deserve it” mentality. The Cost of ‘Deserve’ A Chanel bag here, a BMW there, her wardrobe was packed with […]