Stephen Kelley

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“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” This nugget of pure gold from Albert Einstein is one of my favorite quotes, and that’s saying a lot. It’s the key to creating a good income plan; when you come right down to it, it’s probably the key to […]
One of the things I know I’m like a broken record on (guess I just dated myself there) is the need to take your attention off your inputs and put them on the desired outcomes. For example, take one of those little packets of seeds you can purchase at the nursery or hardware store. I […]
I have been noticing some things lately that I find both troubling and consistent with things I have known and been speaking and writing about for some time. That’s the struggle the industry has when it comes to promoting and discussing the very important issues facing today’s and tomorrow’s retirees. As I wade through all […]
We all have our end-of-the-year rituals. We do our Thanksgiving feast, which, hopefully, was full of blessings and gratitude for you and your family despite today’s challenges. We do our holiday shopping. We rake the leaves, put away our summer clothes, pull out our mittens and long underwear. We raise the amount of taxes we […]
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