Planning matters

1,000 Pieces

If you had a 1,000 piece picture puzzle with the pieces dumped on a table in a disorganized pile, what is the most important part of that puzzle? Most might say the corner or edge pieces. As a planner, I would say . . .

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Setting Successful Goals

Tis’ the season for New Year resolutions. Like others, you may be thinking about goals you want to achieve in the new year. Goal setting is a powerful activity; shaping our dreams and giving us the ability to focus on the exact actions needed to meet the desired goal.

After years of acting as a trusted advisor to client’s life goals, we have a few tips on how to set-up your goals for success.

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Defining Moments

Today’s 17th anniversary of September 11, 2001, has our office reminiscing on both the tragic events of that day but also defining moments of our lives—just as 9/11 was a defining moment in American history.

Keep reading for a walk down memory lane with the Johnson Bixby team—hearing about personal defining moments and our memories of that fateful September day…

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Are You Ready to Head Back to School?

Recently a friend mailed me a postcard with a quote, “The more I know, the less I know.” Isn’t that the truth? Just because we’re no longer in school, it doesn’t mean our learning should slow down. Lifelong learning can help us…

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Setting Your Small Business in Motion, Successfully

Some of our clients own their own business; more of you may decide to start one someday whether as a career, for extra income, or as a retirement activity. The Small Business Administration (SBA) estimates that there are more than 30 million small businesses (defined as those with fewer than 500 employees) accounting for over 99% of all companies in America. So, how can a small business get on the right track and be successful?

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