The RSVP Thing…

The RSVP Thing…

When you have been invited to some event and asked to RSVP, did you know how much the host would be spending? All I knew in the past was the RSVP was something in French and it meant – tell us if you’re coming or not. Now that my wife is planning a wedding for...
How Do You Measure Real Wealth?

How Do You Measure Real Wealth?

While checking out a lovely video about someone who worked hard and succeeded, it ended with the words, “Real wealth isn’t measured by what you have, but by what you are.” This reminded me of the parent of a young woman, Alex, whom I met at a farewell dinner the...
Buy Now, Pay Later?

Buy Now, Pay Later?

A recent article in a Tulsa newspaper got me thinking that there are two types of people when it comes to creating wealth: 1. Buy now and pay later. 2. Defer now and create wealth. And before I was able to read the article online I had to answer a quiz about where...
Have You Heard of Spare Change Jobs?

Have You Heard of Spare Change Jobs?

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times had suggestions for college students to earn some extra money now that classes resumed. As I read the article I could see how this could be a fit for anyone, not just college students. For example, if you are retired you could...
You Can Trade Places!

You Can Trade Places!

Steve was one of the top athletes in elementary school and got good grades. He and Ike would be the captains of any team, like volleyball, kickball, or softball. They would be the ones to choose who they wanted on their team. Neither Steve nor Ike would ever pick me...
How To Manifest

How To Manifest

The article that I published last week, ‘Finding Your Mate’, had another title at first – ‘The Power of Intention’. What I realized upon reflection was that regardless of what title I used I needed to spend more time drawing a parallel to...