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  • A bad plan
    A financial plan is … yours
    The term ‘financial plan’ is pretty generic – but yours shouldn’t be. Your plan should be as good a fit for your life in the future as it is today, be easily adaptable to the constant changes you’re bound to encounter...
  • Obama and golf
    Obama the man with a plan
    Everyone is pretty steamed that the media reported Thursday that Obama said he had no plan for ISIS. We all know it was “We don’t have a strategy yet”. Those in the know realize what he meant was “we can’t reveal our...
  • Moonrise
    Proactive vs Reactive Mindset
    In a society where our daily lives can be weighed downed with stress, we must make choices and plan ahead of time to minimize this stress. Our choices to be complacent could start a snowball effect of unnecessary dilemmas. For example, an...
  • When the rubber hits the retirement road
    Fully inflated tires are a must when you hit the retirement road
    Whether your retirement begins tomorrow or somewhere down the road, the time to begin real retirement planning is now – especially when it comes to ensuring you’ll have the retirement income you need to realize all your retirement...
  • President Obama leaves after NSA speech
    President Obama and NSA surveillance at a nexus
    Yesterday, Friday Jan. 17, 2014 President Obama laid out a plan to limit some NSA surveillance programs as seen in the attached Reuters News video. In the analysis by The Times Minute videoMr. Obama is seen in a state of transition regarding the...
  • Introverted employee working alone
    Even introverts can be taken seriously at work: Part 2
    If you find yourself in the predicament of being segregated into the group of people that aren’t taken seriously, here are a few steps that you can take to elevate yourself to the group that is.Think about when and how you do your best work....
  • Eat, Sleep, Plan
    Stress Budget during the holidays
    The holidays can be festive times. They can be fun and happy for many people. But it can also be sad and stressful for many. An activity that helps my clients is creating a stress budget in times of burnout, hardship and during the holidays. Just...
  • How to Achieve Your Dreams in Fitness
    How to Achieve Your Dreams in Fitness
    The body and health you desire is nothing more than a mere typical dream. It is a vision of what you want to be, how you want to feel, and what you want your body to look like. When most people enter a gym, they enter it with certain goals in mind...
  • Starting a neighborhood vegetable garden
    Starting a neighborhood vegetable garden
    Starting a neighborhood vegetable garden can be a great way to bring your community together while providing relatively low cost nutritional food to everyone in the neighborhood. Fortunately, while it can take a bit of effort to get a neighborhood...
  • Never Forsaken - A Devotion
    Never Forsaken - A Devotion
    Hebrews 13:5-6 (NKJV)Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we may boldly say: “The LORD is my helper; I will not...
  • Bring It Back - A Devotion
    Bring It Back - A Devotion
    Psalm 51:10-13 (NLT)Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you....
  • 3 Tips to help when you feel scared about not having a job
    3 Tips to help when you feel scared about not having a job
    When things happen that leave us without a job and with very few resources, we can understand a bit of a panic can sometimes course through your veins. Of course, you are expected to be on high alert with concern. Intense emotions are also quite...
  • Here's the Plan - A Devotion
    Here's the Plan - A Devotion
    Proverbs 16:1-3 (NLT)We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives. Commit your actions to the LORD and your plans will succeed.As a consummate planner, I...
  • Are You Working Hard Enough?
    Are You Working Hard Enough?
    If you are paying your bills on time the answer is probably: yes!If you are juggling a career, a family and all your other obligations, while paying your bills, the answer is probably: YES!Now imagine doing the work, family and life thing and...
  • Preparing for disaster coast to coast
    Preparing for disaster coast to coast
    It’s devastated Boston and Oklahoma City. It’s destroyed parts of Indiana, the East Coast, and New Orleans. It’s annihilated an entire community in West, Texas. And it has ravaged the forests and homes of the Colorado Rockies...