Archive for November 2014

Let Go To Gain More Control

The lack of control is dominant in other countries.  For instance, arranged marriages still happen in other countries.  However, this seems absurd to Americans who find every way possible to get more control of our lives and futures. We want more control of our wealth too. Once you’ve accumulated enough money to have some measure…

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The One Time It's Okay to "Give Up"

Harold Turner held tightly to his business right up to the end. He was afraid to give up any ownership of the thing he’d worked his entire life to build.  When he passed away, the business became a windfall for his oldest daughter, Sally, when she took over both ownership and control. She didn’t understand…

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The Economy You Control

In these volatile, uncertain times, there doesn’t seem to be much left for which we have much control.  There are aspects we can’t control such as the attitudes and behaviors of others.  On the other hand, we can control our attitude and how we respond to the events around us. When it comes to your…

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Is There Something I'm Missing…

Glenn and Nancy have been what most would consider successful and even some would consider wealthy – although they don’t feel this way.  Yet they know they have been blessed with enough resources that they feel responsible to be good stewards. For Glenn, stewardship is first and foremost about NOT paying more in taxes than…

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