Understanding the basics of money principles is always a great place to start making your life… Financially Simple.

July 5, 2021

What Is the Average Cost of Hiring an Investment Advisor to Manage $1,000,000 or More?

I recently received a listener question that I’m all too familiar with. Over the past twenty years or so, of my career, I’ve fielded one question thousands of times. It’s been asked in a variety of different ways but it all comes down to the same basic point. I’ve even had a few close friends, who have never needed the services of a financial advisor, suddenly come into windfalls that are now prompting them to ask this question. The question? What is the average cost of an investment advisor? More specifically, what is the average cost of hiring an investment advisor to manage $1MM or more?
June 18, 2021

Is Inflation Coming and What Does It Mean for Small Business?

There is a dark cloud floating around the business sphere right now. It has been discussed in every major board room. I’ve even had a few business owners reach out to me with their concerns. But what is this lurking around the corner? What has so many business owners on edge? How do you recognize the signs and what can you do to mitigate the damage done to you and your business? Join me, as I take an in-depth look at rising inflation and what it means for your business.
February 1, 2021

How Much Disability Insurance Does A Business Owner Need?

Chances are pretty good that you know someone that is living with some type of disability. It might even be you. You see, disabilities are just part of life. That’s why having disability insurance is so important. We never know if or when we could become disabled and find ourselves unable to work. But how much disability insurance do we need? That’s the question I will seek to answer with today’s post.
January 28, 2021

How Much Life Insurance Does a Business Owner Need?

If you have followed me for a little while, then you know that I am a big proponent of insurance. Life comes at us fast and we just never know when disaster may strike. Therefore, it’s just good practice to protect ourselves as much as possible. In today’s post, I want to talk about life insurance. Providing a source of income for your loved ones after you’re gone is one of the most loving things anyone can do. But how much life insurance do we need? It might not be what you think.
January 26, 2021

How Much Should Business Owners Pay for a House?

Many of us want to own our own homes. I mean, isn’t that part of the American dream? The white picket fence, tire swing, two cars, apple pie, and a dog are all a part of the idyllic American lifestyle. Owning your own home is a good goal to have. But how much should business owners pay for a house? This is the question that I seek to answer with today’s post.
January 26, 2021

Stimulus: Should Business Owners Pay Off Debt or Invest?

Recently, the government approved the second round of economic stimulus checks for the American people. With the influx of cash, many business owners are asking how it would be best put to use. In today’s post, we will address how business owners can use the stimulus to their advantage, using principles that can be applied to any sudden windfall. Should business owners use the stimulus to pay off debt or invest?