The Sweet Emotion of Money and Investing

 I was raised in the financial industry to believe that when it comes to being a successful investor, you have to take the emotion out of the decision-making process.   That belief still holds true today.  About a month ago, I was flipping channels on TV and came across a well-known financial coach…he was promoting his new book and traveling around the country speaking to people.  I was curious to see why this coach was so popular and how he had come to have such a huge following.  He was asked the question, “How do I take the emotion out of investing?”  Sitting on the edge of my seat, I thought, “this has to be it…”  The answer he gave is what most financial advisors would give…proper asset allocation, diversification…blah blah blah.  

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Writer’s block….seriously??

So I sit down to begin writing and what happens? Writer’s block! I kid you not!  I take a deep breath, sit back and say, “Well, what’s REALLY happening here? If I look at this symbolically, what do I see?”   Writer’s block isn’t anything new, everyone I would imagine at some point has experienced it, right? I can remember back in high school and college (all those Art History papers!!) experiencing writer’s block…I remember feeling excited that I had so much to say, really important information to share but, yet when it came time to start writing…BLOCK! Continue reading “Writer’s block….seriously??”

Hello World!!!

So here I am…almost!!  Just getting acquainted with all this “techy” stuff…and trying to stay enthusiastic as I muddle through!!

Few more things I have yet to do regarding some business changes…once settled I’ll be ready and fueled to get this blog rolling!!  Can’t wait!

…stay tuned!! 🙂

 

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