Shine A Light This Black Friday with Heifer International

Every year at this time, retail establishments are touting Black Friday sales at the top of their advertising lungs. Consumers may or may not respond with the expected volume of purchasing, but the whole concept should, by now, be a little stale for anyone over the age of ten. There’s the fatigue of trying to … More Shine A Light This Black Friday with Heifer International

The Old Money Windfall

We talk about the concepts of Old Money constantly on this site, but there’s nothing like real world encounters to make the concepts come to life. In this case, the real world encounter is with an OMG (Old Money Guy) I know who recently sold his company and experienced a substantial financial windfall as a … More The Old Money Windfall

The True Value of a Gift

Many of us are going to brave the malls and the crowds and the chaos soon in search of the perfect holiday gift for someone special. We’re going to rack our brains–especially us men–in order to conjure up that perfect, awe-inspiring material thing that says it all to the one who means everything to us. … More The True Value of a Gift

You Must Remember This…

When you walk into a grand retail establishment and gaze in wonder at the crystal chandelier, the marble floors, and the fine wood furnishings, remember…you’re paying for ’em. When you’re flattered by the elegant and sophisticated salespersons who work on salary–and probably commission–remember…you’re paying for ’em. When you see ads in a magazine or newspaper … More You Must Remember This…

It’s All About Choices – Part 2

A very small percentage of people who have come to America over the past 200 plus years hit the shore with a substantial amount of money in hand. If it was good back home, why leave for the unknown? No, most of our ancestors came over because things were bad in the homeland. A strong … More It’s All About Choices – Part 2