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How Safe Is Your Safe Deposit Box?

I have routinely recommended that people use a bank safe deposit box to store valuable papers and small assets. The physical protection of a bank vault, plus a system of access requiring two keys kept by the customer and the bank, would seem to provide a great deal of security. Yet several recent news articles […]

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Business Ownership No Self-Indulgent Path to Success

“Most of my friends assume that business owners spend their money and time on cocaine and hookers.” This jaw-dropping quote came from a young man I was talking with recently about money, investing, and running a business. I was shocked; this was a money script I had never heard.

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Dig Deeper Than CFP To Find Financial Planner

I have long recommended that consumers look for a Certified Financial Planning (CFP) certificant when shopping for a financial planner. But don’t stop there. A CFP is no guarantee that someone is a competent, ethical, fiduciary professional. It only ensures that you are choosing from a pool of 85,000 financial services providers who are educated […]

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Is Faster Financial Therapy In Our Future?

Financial therapy can help clients increase saving or income, reduce spending, and significantly reduce anxiety. The problem is that achieving such results takes time and money. The longer it takes to heal, the deeper the financial hole. And of course, the longer financial therapy takes, the higher the cost of the financial therapy.

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Earn an Extra 25% on Your Charitable Giving to SDPBS

There’s a chance to make your gift to South Dakota Public Broadcasting increase by 25%.  How?  Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) has an opportunity to receive a 25% match on new dollars contributed to the Friends of SDPB endowment fund at the Black Hills Area Community Foundation. The Friends of SDPB uses the […]

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