Are You Financially Fit?

Wednesday, Jan. 19th Are You Financially Fit     Let’s face it. We are all in different shape financially. Some folks have more money, some have less. Some spend more than others and some spend less. Some have more stuff, and some have less stuff. Who is happier? There is no right answer there because…

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Preparation is Key to Success

Wednesday, Jan 5th, 2022 Preparation is Key to Success A few weeks ago, GHSA crowned football state champions in all different divisions. All of the games were broadcast on local public TV. Some of the games were great and I know many of you likely had kids or grandkids playing in some of these games.…

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Meet My Firm

Wednesday, Dec. 15th Meet My Firm One of the things I like most about the Christmas season is being able to spend time with friends and family. We were made to be social creatures and interact with other people. And when we have the choice, who do we like to be with? You guessed it…people…

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Why The Focus on Tax Returns?

Thursday, Nov. 4th You may not know the name Willie Sutton. He was born in 1901 and died in 1980. What was his claim to fame? He was a very well-known bank robber in his time. He was very good at it. Records show that he stole over 2 million dollars over a bank robbery…

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Days or Decades: What’s it going to be?

Wednesday, Oct. 20th I’m going to borrow an email from a mentor and fellow advisor, Carl Richards. I don’t think I could relay his point in a better way, so here’s an excerpt from him. I’ll give you my thoughts afterwards: ********* What I’m about to tell you is going to sound crazy… but bear…

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20 Years of Marriage…How it all started!

Wednesday, Oct. 6th October 6th, 2001. Seems like it was just yesterday, but it was 20 years ago. A lot has changed since then. Technology is one glaring change since that time. The way we use Al Gore’s internet is one of the things that jump out to me. Even more amazing is what our…

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Busy Busy

Wednesday, Sept. 23rd One of the things people ask others when they haven’t seen them in a while is – “how’s everything going?” One of the most common answers is a reference to how busy they are. I have a friend that I don’t see that often, but when I do and I ask him…

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The Comparison Trap

Wednesday, Sept 8th One of the traps that we all fall into is comparing ourselves to others. We’ve all heard the saying “keeping up with the Joneses”. We’ve probably seen examples of how someone bought something and then someone else bought something a little bit bigger, or a little bit better. Apparently there are 2…

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Prayers for Walker Bethune

I know many of you are aware of this situation, but I wanted to make everyone else aware so you can add this to your prayer list. On Saturday afternoon, a family that we have known for quite some time experienced an unimaginable event. David and Stacey Bethune were vacationing with their 2 kids, Walker…

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3 Phases of Retirement: Go-Go, Slow-Go, No-Go Years

Thursday, July 8th, 2021 Many of you have heard me talk about what I call the 3 phases of retirement. The Go-Go years, the Slow-Go years and the No-Go years. I saw that in full display last week in St. Simons. People in all 3 phases of retirement enjoying things at a different pace.  I…

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