Archive for March 2012

Viewing Retirement as the new frontier

The opportunities keep getting better with age. It used to be that workers longed for the gold Rolex watch as their career crowning achievement. In the early career days it was motivating giving a target to aim at. Once the Rolex was on the wrist life it left a person feeling like life is over. …

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More Than Just Travel Tips

So there we were standing face to face with Rick Steves, the leading authority on European travel. He has a cult-like following by those who have watched his shows experienced his services, read his books and taken his tours. I became aware of him when I noticed the countless number of Steves’ books sitting on…

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Retirement: Not to be a burden to the family

In our research and interviews with wealthy couples this is precisely their biggest concern as far as retirement goes.  For the entrepreneur, there is no retirement but planning for the continuation of success to the next generation and beyond.  For the successful executive, retirement is a matter of moving on to the next thing that…

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On the Farm Day with live animals from the ArtBarn

The Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, in Roswell, is bringing a taste of farm life to the center. Farmer Sue is coming to the center along with her ArtBarn animals. The family-friendly event features ducks, pigs, chicks and “some hoofed animal surprises.” The animals will be at the center from noon to 4 p.m.,…

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The Challenges of Wealth

We have just completely an incredible set of interviews for our research on the challenges of wealth.  We interviewed millionaires who are among the mass-affluent or “Millionaire Next Door” as coined by a popular financial book, and the mega-affluent with a net-worth up to a half a billion dollars.

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Cooperation among your advisors

Cooperation among all your advisors is critical to the success of making your wealth endure now and after you’re gone. This cooperation is best served by a leader you trust who can coordinate the team you choose to serve your purposes now and later.

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ShamRockin' for A Cure 2012 fights Cystic Fibrosis

The ShamRockin’ for a Cure event is March 10 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta. The annual event raises money to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis, a fatal disease that attacks the lungs. ShamRockin’ for A Cure starts at 7p.m. with Taste of Shamrockin’ from 7 p.m.-9:30pm. There is a goal to…

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Biggest Opportunities are Now!

People wrongly mistake the negativity of the masses as reality. They listen to how bad things are and affirm the whole “doom and gloom” thinking. The self-help promoters’ say ignore this way of thinking and just be positive. Certainly positive thinking has its place and value, but not unless it results in a different way…

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