I never could have imagined the amount of chaos and upheaval my husband’s death would cause.
I am so honored to help such strong and powerful women with their financial health. The moral of the story is that as women, we all come to realize that our lives don’t always go as we planned them to when we were little girls. Unfortunately, tragedies, that we could have never predicted, happen to us all
Throughout the year, I find myself reflecting and recognizing all that I am grateful for, and like most of us, I seem to do it more often during the holidays. Although nothing is ever perfect, and we all have our “stuff”, so to speak, I feel fortunate to have a family that I love, and a profession that at allows me to help others, work with an amazing team and incredible clients. And looking back on the year,
So, as I think about family, friends and colleagues - there seems to be an infinite list of those that inspire me. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it only seems fitting that I share with you Abby’s journey. Abby inspires me. She is my stepdaughter. She is beautiful. She is strong. Stronger than I ever thought possible.
After an exciting career with a major hotel chain, I sort of “stumbled” into financial services as a profession. I liked math, helping people and wanted flexibility in my schedule to raise my children.
Becoming educated about an exit planning process is ‘core’ to any successful business owner transaction. Without an owner learning what they do not currently know, it is impossible for that owner to make a fully informed decision for their own business exit.
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