When Emotional Investing Hurts You

Emotions have run high this year In Libertyville, IL and beyond. The U.S. has faced a major global pandemic, choppy economic times, plummeting equities earlier in the year and then new highs and contentious political times.  All of these factors and more may cause investors in Libertyville to give in to emotional investing. Emotional investing

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Turning 50? The Best Financial Moves Now

Turning 50 is a significant milestone for many reasons. Your children may be grown and leaving home. Retirement, which has seemed far in the future for decades, suddenly looms as a real thing that will occur.   Are you on the right financial path? Contact Prism Planning Partners today!   As a result, 50 serves

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ADDING MORE LIFE TO YOUR YEARS

Advances in health care have added years to our life.  However, Laura Carstensen, founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and author of A Long Bright Future, proclaims it is time to add more life to our years. In a recent Op Ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, Carstensen issued this challenge: Given

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CONQUER “FINANCIAL STACKING”

In a recent editorial for the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), Brent Neiser commented on “Financial Stacking: A Modern American Burden.” He wrote:   Myriad choices, opportunities, and expectations generated by the financial services industry, media, advertisements, experts, employers—and even family and friends—create an amassment of jumbled priorities that often leads to inaction, frustration,

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Inside the Business Owner’s Mind

We asked some independent business coaches for their input on the challenges that business owners tend to face. What is the most common question that business owners ask you? “How can we get our culture fine-tuned to engage more of our staff, and retain / recruit top talent?” – John A. Page, LFHIMSS, Chair of Vistage Worldwide

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Buying Ourselves the Gift of Time

Most adults are increasingly experiencing a time crunch.  The result is mounting stress and compromised health and vitality.  And yet, despite their best efforts, many individuals express frustration about not being able to bring tasks to completion or having enough time to focus on what or who is most important to them. Scientists have even

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