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 The 6 Financial Habits Of Mentally Strong People for Year-End Planning 

As the seasons start to change and the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time for a financial check-up. Let’s reflect on how much we’ve accomplished this year and set the stage for financial success in the upcoming year with some year-end planning. If you haven’t scheduled a meeting with your advisors yet, now is the time to get your financial planning done. In fact, for our clients, this is one of the busiest and most important planning periods of the year.

Many of us set ambitious financial goals, but how often do we follow through with them? It’s time to take a page from the mentally strong and map out some to-dos to achieve our financial objectives as we head into the end of the year. Remember how important reaching financial independence is?

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Pikmin 2 for Wii – My Review

Our family tried out Pikmin 2 for Wii and I have to say, my kids loved it. In the game, you take a spaceship to the planet of the Pikmin, where a tiny explorer on a strange alien world, Captain Olimar must enlist the help of the curious Pikmin creatures to find treasure and save his company from financial ruin. (That’s what it says on the back of the box.)

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4 Happiness Skills Anyone Can Learn

Happiness is not only good for your health, according to a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences but apparently its good for business too. In his Harvard Business Review article, Shawn Achor sites that happy doctors diagnose 19% faster and happy sales people increase sales by 37%.