Finding Your Purpose Isn’t Enough

If you haven’t yet seen the 2017 Harvard commencement speech given by Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, it is worth a listen. During the commencement, Zuckerberg implores the class of 2017 to not just find their purpose, but to create a world where everyone has a sense of purpose. Zuckerberg illustrates this by sharing the story of a NASA janitor in […]

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Budgeting and Saving Basics

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” This statement by Leonardo da Vinci regarding simplicity has been tested and tried in the financial industry. Tracking expenses and making sure they’re not exceeding income is a foundational component of building wealth. In the book titled “The Millionaire Next Door,” two professors studied millionaires in the United States. They studied what kind of car […]

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In The Community: French Toast and Finance

The Millenial Generation is rising strong. They are graduating high school, entering college, and changing the face of the workforce. Some have called them “entitled” and “high maintenance,” but many millenials are smart, hard-working and college-bound. Millenials now make up one third of the American workforce, and the question is: What have we done as their predecessors to prepare them for […]

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The Only Goal That Matters is Yours

“Begin with the end in mind, put your goals in focus, and move your ideas into the real world.”Stephen Covey, Habit 2, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People“We all have goals.Some of our goals are big, some small, but most importantly, they are ours. We run into problems, however, when we start comparing our goals to everyone else’s goals, or worse, […]

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