Just One More…

We all did it. We all pulled ourselves up on the nearest piece of furniture and tried to walk. Some of us didn’t bother to crawl first. We got around by rolling. Wheeee! But, barring early childhood issues, the one common denominator for humans is Continue reading Just One More…

“Success is not Final” Winston Churchill

“Success is  not final.  Failure is not  fatal. It is the courage to continue that  counts.”  Winston Churchill   1871- 1965 This quote rang in my ears as I watched the market implode yesterday. It reminded me of all that I lost after September 11, 2001. Continue reading “Success is not Final” Winston Churchill

How to get back on the horse and have a Great 2009

A horse named 2008 has thrown a lot of riders – even experienced ones. We’re all in this one together, no matter our circumstances, no matter how well we planned. When people suffer, it affects us all. This isn’t just about finances and mortgages. We Continue reading How to get back on the horse and have a Great 2009

Keep On Going

If there is anything we learned in 2001, it’s don’t quit when the chips are down. That year I’d had my house on the market so long that I finally sold it at a $50,000 loss. Three months later the market popped and, had I Continue reading Keep On Going

“When You’re ridin’ thru hell, keep on ridin.” James Owen

It was 2004 and I was going through a rough patch. My big brother Glenn, an honest-to-God cowboy from Nevada, told me I needed to read a new book that had just hit the shelves. James P. Owen, a stockbroker in Austin, and David Stoecklein, Continue reading “When You’re ridin’ thru hell, keep on ridin.” James Owen