Anchors Aweigh

This month, I am going to rudely interrupt your sunny summer activities with a reminder that financial storms can always happen.  However, to build emotional resilience against investment losses, it’s good to exercise your “I can ignore it and not make bad investment decision” muscle before you need to use it. When calculating financial projections…

Summer Plans Around Colorado

It’s the time of year where summer plans are top of mind.  Here are three reasonably affordable Colorado hot weather activities – whether you live here (as many of my readers do), or are drawn to the state for the beauty and climate. Visit Ouray, CO! Men’s Journal recently named the Southern Colorado town of…

How to Thank Your CPA

…and anyone else who may deserve a show of gratitude, need a pick-me-up, or merit a congratulations. First of all, I’d like to publicly thank my CPA, Elizabeth Moore of Ryan Gunsauls, O’Donnell, PC.  Not only does she put up with my chronically late information submissions, but there is also no one I’d rather have…

Are You Missing Money?

Super short blog this week for a quick tip on how you might find some extra money. And put it in your retirement investments, of course! The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators has endorsed a website to help find missing assets.  It might be inactive brokerage accounts, uncashed checks from corporations/banks/insurance companies/municipalities, or unclaimed…

Perfect Plantings with Devon DeLong

You know I love a guest interview to break up the monotony of relentless financial topics.  This month, I’m thrilled to feature Devon DeLong of Landscape Connection.  Devon has some quick tips for perking up your garden with plants that thrive in Colorado.   Kristi:  Is it true that you can’t plant in Colorado before…