1. Patience in Financial Planning

    Patience is a vital tool in financial planning. As I mentioned in my last post, I want to do more with Faith-based topics in financial planning.  As we look again at the Fruits of the Spirit from Galatians 5, let’s focus on patience. In a world where we can have anything our hearts desire almost…

  2. Financial Planning:  Asking for Help

    Humility – Asking for help with financial management. There are millions of websites telling you about financial management and it will be difficult for me to pull the audience away from those sites.  I have a degree in finance and still look at those articles myself, so I don’t fault you at all for going…

  3. Three Ways to Fight Inflation from Home

    Inflation is nothing new.  We have all heard our elders say things like, “In my day I could buy a loaf of bread for a nickel.”  Nickels and other monetary units are still the same as they were then, but the purchasing power has declined. In essence, this is what inflation means.  When we have…

  4. Tithing is an Investment

    Financial Planning in Pikeville, North Carolina Pikeville, North Carolina is a small town with about 700 residents.  Pikeville is in Wayne County, which has approximately 120,000 residents.  Being a financial planner in Pikeville brings an interesting challenge because it’s not so much about having more money as it is about maximizing the money we have. …

  5. Embrace the Seasons

    This month’s blog is going to be a little different. Originally, I submitted this to one of those motivational websites.  After three weeks I still haven’t heard anything from them, so I guess it wasn’t accepted.  Sure, it was a little disappointing not getting part of my story in front of a huge audience, but…

  6. Is Financial Advising a Scam?

    Is Financial Advising a Scam?  Don’t Fall for It! Financial Advisors know the look we receive when we tell someone what we do for a living.  It usually involves an eye roll as if they’re just waiting for your sales pitch.  The question is if they really hate salespeople that much or do they believe…

  7. Three Reasons Why You Need a Financial Planner

    While there are many reasons why I personally believe we all need a financial planner, there are three main reasons.  The three reasons why you need a financial planner are convenience, consistency, and the opportunity for growth.  Technology has found ways to replace many jobs and this trend will probably continue.  However, I believe these…

  8. What to Expect From Your Financial Planner

    I can preach all day about the advantages of financial planning and the need for all people to use these services.  However, sometimes it helps to hear from others, so my readers will not think I’m crazy or the typical salesman just pushing their services on consumers.  In a perfect world, my job wouldn’t even…

  9. Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

    Yes, I believe everyone needs a financial advisor. If you are asking “Do I need a financial advisor?”… “Do I need a financial advisor” is one of those questions we ask, but never trust the answer.  People say we don’t need a financial advisor because we just need to spend less.  That’s all we do…

  10. Dressing For Success

    I have always disliked the saying, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”  Finance is an industry known for suits, which I am unable to wear because of my disability.  It is difficult for someone to dress me in everything that makes a suit, especially after expending the effort needed to…

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