20 Dec, 2016

Giving the Gift of a Legacy at Christmas

By |2018-11-16T22:09:35+00:00December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Giving the Gift of a Legacy at Christmas

On this blessed day of the year, we have an opportunity to create something of lasting value, far greater than any gift that perishes. The wonder of Christmas morning can lose its luster over the years, but tucked away in the hearts of us all is a longing for joy to surprise us on Christmas [...]

16 Nov, 2016

Creating a Memorable Thanksgiving

By |2018-11-16T22:11:13+00:00November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Creating a Memorable Thanksgiving

The lingering smell of turkey invites us to the Thanksgiving feast with loved ones around, oohing and ahhing over their favorite food. It's Thanksgiving again, with a hint of pumpkin spice and cinnamon filling the air, we are comforted with the simple things of life that help us to take a break from the ordinary. [...]

27 Oct, 2016

No Better Time Than the Present

By |2018-11-16T22:12:21+00:00October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on No Better Time Than the Present

October was designated as National Estate Planning month in 2008 by Congress. The resolution noted “Many Americans are unaware that lack of estate planning and financial illiteracy may cause their assets to be disposed of to unintended parties by default through the complex process of probate.” People fail to plan due in large part to [...]

30 Sep, 2016

Prepare for Their Future

By |2018-11-16T22:13:13+00:00September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prepare for Their Future

Once the best laid plans have been in place, how do we help to prepare loved ones for their future? Sometimes we can get so caught up in the routine of life that we forget to prepare sufficiently for our future. While we don't want to be guilty of missing the present, the future is [...]

25 Aug, 2016

Time’s Up: Stewarding our Time

By |2018-11-19T01:08:28+00:00August 25th, 2016|Budget, Christian, Family, Generations, Legacy, Lifestyle, relationships, Spiritual, Steward, Time, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time’s Up: Stewarding our Time

Schedules and resolutions are made, but why is time so difficult to manage? Time's Up. Seemingly a never-ending cycle of opportunities to invest moments for the here and now or for eternity, in reality, time is an evaporating commodity that we will be accountable for, ultimately having an earthly end. In light of this vacuum called [...]

28 Jul, 2016

Teaching Our Kids Godly Spending Habits

By |2018-11-19T01:21:56+00:00July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teaching Our Kids Godly Spending Habits

Say the word, "budget" to a kid and you are a spoiler of fun. Our concept of being a wise steward can be relegated to the status of B-O-R-I-N-G and placing loved ones in a state of deprivation if we fail to see the rewards for godly stewardship and forget to have fun in the process. [...]

27 May, 2016

Vacationing with a Purpose

By |2018-11-19T01:31:44+00:00May 27th, 2016|Christian, Legacy, relationships, Spiritual, Uncategorized, Vacation|Comments Off on Vacationing with a Purpose

  Vacations are a necessity in the life of the believer. An opportunity to unplug from our busy lives, time away from the routines of our lives helps us to put back into perspective what matters most. But just getting away from it all is not the highest purpose of our vacationing. God knew we [...]

13 May, 2016

The Legacy of Mealtime

By |2018-11-19T01:36:57+00:00May 13th, 2016|Christian, Eating Habits, Entertainment, Family, Food, Health, Legacy, Lifestyle, relationships, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Legacy of Mealtime

Summer is around the corner and the intoxicating aroma of barbecue summons us to take a break and enjoy the simpler things in life. Food nourishes our bodies, relationships and can even nourish our souls. In all of the financial decisions we make, food is one that occupies a large portion of our everyday budget. [...]

28 Apr, 2016

Are You Really Ready for Retirement?

By |2018-11-19T01:38:59+00:00April 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Really Ready for Retirement?

Many of us aren’t addressing the realities of retirement planning. Here are some common misperceptions people have today. 1. Underestimating life expectancy. Twenty-five years ago, insurance companies estimated life expectancy at 83 years. Despite the volumes of media coverage generated over recent years about our increasing life spans, many investors still underestimate – often severely – [...]

22 Mar, 2016

Writing Your Legacy: An Interview with Dodie Davis, Storyteller

By |2018-11-19T01:41:35+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Writing Your Legacy: An Interview with Dodie Davis, Storyteller

"When an old person dies, a library burns down." - an African proverb What do you want your children and grand-children to remember about you? Our life experiences can benefit future generations, but if we don’t take time to write our experiences down, they may easily be forgotten or never known. We interviewed Dodie Davis, [...]