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Instacart – Part 1

In All by Brian Imrich

Over the past five years, several grocery delivery services have emerged. Some of them nationwide and some of them just in larger cities with hopes to roll out and expand …

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New Year’s Resolution

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Since the grocery store already has Halloween candy out, I figured what the heck, why not start talking about New Year’s resolutions now!  Here are the things I love about …

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“Boogers Do Grow!”

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“Boogers do grow! I find new ones everyday!”  My five year old yells from the third row seat of our minivan while we’re driving down the highway.  A light bulb …

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Patience of a Diamond

In All by Brian Imrich

It is estimated that it takes anywhere from 1 to 3 billion years for a diamond to form as a result of the compounding effects of time, pressure, and intense …

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Financial Planning in 1987

In All by Brian Imrich

A couple weeks back, I was sitting with clients who are on the eve of retiring and one of our last projects was the review of their current life insurance …

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Relaxation is a Muscle

In All by Brian Imrich

I remember growing up I could lay around in the summer for hours at a time.  Headphones on, book open or just laying with my hands behind my head. Relaxation …

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$1,000,000,000,000

In All by Brian Imrich

A trillion!   Look at all the zeros.  It is so difficult to comprehend that level of wealth or that many dollars being concentrated in one spot! During the morning …

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Vaca Take Away

In All by Brian Imrich

We just returned from a week long family trip in the Adirondack mountains.  The weather was phenomenal, the kids were great, but the one curve ball was a small black …

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Finding Parity

In All by Brian Imrich

Definition of Parity – “the state or condition of being equal, especially regarding status or pay.” Savings parity could be defined as your savings per year being exactly equal to …

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A Small Leak

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“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”     -Ben Franklin There exists a term in the finance world, “lifestyle creep,” and it sure as hell …

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Keep It Simple

In All, Having a Child by Brian Imrich

In many recent meetings, the question has been posed to me, by mostly new parents, what to do with the child’s money??  They got $50 for a baptism or $100 …

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The Race to Zero

In All, Everyday Life, Retirement by Brian Imrich

Today the awareness of investment-related fees is higher than ever. While Benjamin Graham and other professional investors wrote about the erosive effects of high mutual fund management fees, trading costs, …

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