Author: Ted Smith

Good Morning, Now that fall is rapidly approaching – even though it might not feel like it – I’ve got to ask you a question:  What are you doing to ensure that this year is STILL a great year for …

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Good Morning, I hope you’re having a great day, and we’re continuing on this month with our “Financial Literacy for Kids” theme.   Today, I want to talk about taxes.   Now, I’m not talking about preparing a return, although for older …

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Good Morning, This month, a lot of kids are actually going to school, versus the virtual schooling that so many have gone through in the last two years.   Something that I’ve always thought schools missed, though, was teaching kids …

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A lot of folks probably looked at the title of this post and cringed – “Rethinking the Customer?  They’re not the problem!”  I get it, it seems like the wrong thing to do … but it’s not.   The entire process …

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It’s hard to believe the difference a year can make.  This time last year, the world was practically locked down, and now?  Economies are opening, people are getting back to work and production of nearly everything is running as quickly …

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Many, many times, in speaking with business owners, I hear the stories of how they inadvertently created a system – big or small – and even though the system isn’t a good one, they have trouble “fixing” it.   It’s even …

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If you follow the financial markets – even for a company 401(k) – you’ve probably noted that there are some challenges going on right now.   Not only are the markets up and down on a near-daily basis, investors are freaking …

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People of a certain age will remember Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street and one of his most famous lines…“The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, …

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Despite what the movies would have you think, there’s a very real zombie problem in the United States that only a few people understand BUT one that can have a hugely negative impact on homeowners. Zombie Mortgages. I know how …

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