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Weekly Notables 6-12-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of June 12, 2019Market Timing... The weekly notable finance article provides three examples of assets (Bitcoin, S&P 500 and Gold) and how the time period used for calculating investment returns...

Weekly Notables 6-5-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of June 05, 2019Purposeful Life... I don't know if there's any merit to Peter Starr's claim that living a "purposeful life" had a part in his recovery from cancer.  However, I do believe that...

Weekly Notables 5-29-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of May 29, 2019Summer Kick-Off... Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of Summer even as the weather still feels like early Spring.  It's hard to believe that the days will start to get...

Weekly Notables 5-22-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of May 22, 2019The Emotional Side of Retirement... When I first began walking alongside clients thru the retirement process, I was surprised how the transition from full-time employment effected...

Weekly Notables 5-15-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of May 15, 2019The Science of Well-Being... While I just signed up for the class myself, some of the practices and mindset changes from the article's author include: Learning new skills for a more...

Weekly Notables 5-8-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of May 08, 2019Volatility Expected to Continue... Like or dislike* the current president (as the view from the middle continues to not make the headlines), his approach to negotiating and unfiltered...

Weekly Notables 5-1-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of May 01, 2019Focus... This week's notable articles both emphasize the importance of focus.  Whether it's how you look at your personal finances or actively engaging in activities that help...

Weekly Notables 4-24-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of April 24, 2019Annual Social Security Trustee Report is out... The Social Security Trustee report released on Monday includes updated estimates for the expected funding for both the Social Security...

Weekly Notables 4-17-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of April 17, 2019'Tis no longer the season for taxes... While for those of us who have not filed extensions, tax season is officially behind us for another year.  I encourage you to block out...

Weekly Notables 4-10-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of April 10, 2019April Fools Flop... Last week's Weekly Notable motorcycle article "Harley Announces Livewire to Offer Customizable Note Option" was an April Fool's joke by the folks at rideapart.com...

Weekly Notables 4-3-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of April 03, 2019Customizable Exhaust Note... Taking a note from the Ford Ecoboost notebook, the notable motorcycle article published on Monday introduces readers to the ability to...

Weekly Notables 3-27-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP® for the Week of March 27, 2019More measuring or simply being present... I was instantly turned off when I read the title of this week's notable article on measuring.  It was recommended by a very trusted...

Weekly Notables 3-20-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of March 20, 2019Benefits of having grit... This week's notable article on the importance of failing includes a list of ways to foster greater grit, resilience and well-being in children which includes:...

Weekly Notables 3-13-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of March 13, 2019Doing the work, the sequel... This week's notable finance article provides an assessment of how ready your heirs are for your eventual passing.   While not everyone is going to...

Weekly Notables 3-6-19

Weekly Notables from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®for the Week of March 06, 2019Doing the work... This week's notable finance article helps raise awareness of the financial impact of potential emergencies.  I can not overemphasize the benefits of...

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