Archive for October 2014

Because It Is Personal…

At least it should be. Fred and Millie Cargill had been married forty years. Although they both came from what most would consider to be humble beginnings, their families wanted them to receive an education beyond high school.  There was one problem: Neither family had enough money to fund education. Despite this, Fred and Millie…

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To Give Or Not To Give…

It seems as if the world’s billionaires are in a race to see who can give away their money the fastest. Warren Buffet famously pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune by the time he and his wife are gone, and the younger generations are following suit. Twenty-nine-year-old Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and…

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Educate Your Heirs

Because building this matters more than the money  If you were to ask a class of Kindergarteners what their parents do for a living, the answers can be amusing.  You’ll hear everything from, “My daddy talks on the phone” to “Mommy wears tall shoes and comes home with a headache.” It’s understandable; they’re five. The…

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Be Intentional with Your Legacy

Inspiring a legacy  Dick was the owner of one of the largest recreational vehicle retailers in the country.  He had asked the youngest of the three children, Loren, to work in the business. But Loren wanted to build a career of his own. After a number of years Loren changed his mind accepting his father’s…

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