Points of Possibility

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Fair Process for Decision Making in Family Businesses

Dear Richard, I have enjoyed reading your blog posts over the years. My parents are in the process of transitioning the ownership and management of our family’s business to my brother, sister, and me. All three of us are in our mid to late thirties and have worked our way up in the business for […]

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Should you spend money on Experiences?

In this New York Times article, Carl Richards confirms an important lesson I learned for myself many years ago: It’s fine to spend money on memorable experiences. Earlier in life, I was certain that the wisest and most prudent use of discretionary money was to invest it into assets that would appreciate in value, like […]

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How the Economic Machine Works – An Educational Video

Without enrolling in your local university, it’s difficult to find good educational information on how our economy and markets function. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, sometimes masked as marketing or entertainment (most financial “news”). Finally, we have discovered and excellent 30 minute video that explains how money flows in our economy, with an […]

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