Articlesby Brett Anderson, President, St. Croix Advisors, LLC
2020 was off to such a great start! Wrapping up the holiday season with friends and family, winter vacation travel in full force, snowbirds enjoying life outside of this cold tundra, the economy roaring—how could it get any better?
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—isn’t that what we all seek? These three common goals unite all of us as Americans. It doesn’t matter your background, education, or occupation; we all strive for this. Aren’t those three items at the core of financial freedom?
I suspect you think I’ve gone off the rails this time. How can someone who makes a million dollars a year be broke?
With markets whipping between rallies and retreats, it’s natural to ask:
Is it time to buy? Is it time to sell? Are we near the bottom? Is the bear market finally over?
After weeks of headlines about the coronavirus outbreak, markets have been caught in a volatile pattern of surges and retreats.
We may have reached the end of our Life Lessons for the year, but the real lesson is this: the lessons never end.
Visualization is a powerful technique that can help anyone realize their dreams. To harness this power in your everyday life, make a dream board!
You don’t have to be a professor to take a sabbatical. Whatever your career, spending time away will help you recharge your batteries and refresh your spirit.
One line from the movie Remember the Titans sums up trickle-down leadership culture better than any management book ever could: “Attitude reflects leadership.”
Don’t say “trust me”—these days, the phrase is practically meaningless. Instead, demonstrate qualities that will make me want to trust you on my own.
We all have choices, including the choice to do business with good people. Why waste valuable time with those who don’t have your best interest at heart?
We often say “poor” when what we mean is “broke.” Broke simply means being without material comforts; poor is a serious life-threatening condition.
We’ve all been blessed in our life, whether we realize it or not. Want to increase your quality of life? Share your blessings with the people around you.
We can prepare as much as possible, but we can’t predict everything. This is real life: shit happens, and sometimes all we can do is roll with the punches.
Every choice we make influences the direction of our lives. Many of these choices boil down to the same basic question: What’s more important, your money or your life?
The Benefits of Having Children BY BRETT ANDERSON/ST.CROIX ADVISORS, LLC Photo by Ben White Our messy, beautiful lives are filled with many blessings, but those of us who are parents know that children are perhaps the greatest blessing one can know. Parenthood may not...
Whatever industry you’re in, at whatever level, personal and professional development is something all of us should focus on periodically throughout our careers.
Whatever you do, don’t retire with a mortgage—you want to kick back and enjoy your retirement, not spend your time worrying about making those monthly payments.
A recent trip to my dentist had me thinking about the financial responsibility of being a business owner. It’s all about which side of the check we want to sign.
No matter how handy we are or how many side skills we develop, there’s someone who’s been doing it longer. For some tasks, it’s best to trust the professionals.
Looking for unconditional love, boundless enthusiasm, and a lifelong friend? The solution is simple: get a dog!
I’m ready! What’s the next step?