Batter Up!

You’d have to work to be bored in early retirement – there are always interesting things to do.  This summer we’ve gone on some great trips (Los Angeles & Michigan), attended a big outdoor music festival, served as event chairs for our Zoo’s summer fundraising bash, and spun our sports car through a couple of great driving events. In between the ‘big events’ it’s been … Continue reading Batter Up!

Professional Consulting Networks

We came home from a trip last week Wednesday, our third of the year, and the next morning I did a consulting call from this unique bench in a park near a shopping center where I had stopped.  It’s a picturesque perch on a man-made lake with beautiful flowers and walking paths.  This shady spot is so different than any ‘office’ I had ever worked in. … Continue reading Professional Consulting Networks

Mindless Money Advice

It’s shocking to me how inane many personal finance articles are. I understand that handling one’s finances can be a complex topic, but so many articles are just simplistic click-bait. This recent article from The Motley Fool is a perfect example. The headline teases ‘Three Secrets To Retire Rich”. That sounds like a pretty compelling article, but when you click on it you find it … Continue reading Mindless Money Advice

A Tale Of Two Running Backs

Add the name of NFL running back Adrian Peterson to the list of celebrities that can’t seem to figure out how to manage his prodigious wealth.  Despite earning over $100 million dollars in his career, Peterson is apparently so broke that he cannot pay back millions in dollars of  loans he took.  In news reports they wrote it up as another case of an athlete who … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Running Backs