Deaths of Despair

  In March of 2017 a landmark study was released connecting financial security and death rates in the United States. The information is sobering and should be the focus of policy changes at all levels of government.   A recent study by Princeton Professors Anne Case and Angus Deaton titled, “Mortality and morbidity in the… Continue reading Deaths of Despair

Creating Social Impact Through Giving

  Every day millions are helped to improve their lives due to the generosity of others. As a community we each have a stake in the success of every individual, every family. Many organizations that make massive positive contributions are struggling due to cutbacks in government supports. We as stakeholders in American society have a… Continue reading Creating Social Impact Through Giving

“Morning in America…”

I was driving into work today and a Chevy Volt sped by me. Yesterday a Fisker Karma was parked in front of my office. Last month Tesla started mass production of the Model3. Technology is bringing a renaissance to American manufacturing. New industries and new job descriptions are being created, even as “old economy” jobs… Continue reading “Morning in America…”

Can Your Financial Plan Last to Age 149?

A recent article out of South Africa cites Betje de Vroome as the oldest living human being. She was born Sept. 24th, 1866… The world has literally changed before her very eyes. *   Think about how family members are now living longer. While people used to live into their 70’s, people regularly live now… Continue reading Can Your Financial Plan Last to Age 149?

A Guidebook for the Anthropocene Era

      I recently had the pleasure of seeing Gary Vaynerchuk and Stephanie Ruhle in New York City at the 92Y. (1) During the evening Gary shared many insights on the nature of the new economic system that we are seeing develop and how we can survive and excel.   I have written before… Continue reading A Guidebook for the Anthropocene Era