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Success Is Rarely Pain Free

Success Is Rarely Pain Free

The last few months of football here in Kansas City have been among the most entertaining I can remember. While the Chiefs didn’t advance to claim the ultimate prize in the end, this season was mostly a success, despite the…

What New Parents Need to Know About Estate Planning

What New Parents Need to Know About Estate Planning

When you are adjusting to life as a new parent, estate planning is unlikely to be at the top of your to-do list. You are probably preoccupied with matters such as car seats, pediatricians, and child care options, all while…

Q3 Market Recap

Q3 Market Recap

In contrast to last year, when almost all types of investments moved up together, this year has brought more volatility and a wider difference in performance. These are times when it becomes even more important to remain fully diversified, to…

Always Tell Me the Odds

Always Tell Me the Odds

Traditions are very important to our family—they’re a fun way to build excitement and memories together, especially with two kids in the house. One of our more recent traditions involves seeing all the new Star Wars movies when they come…

Simple Enjoyments

Simple Enjoyments

One of my favorite stories is about Jeanne Calment, the woman with the longest confirmed lifespan. She lived in France until the age of 122. In 1988 she was interviewed about meeting Vincent van Gogh in her uncle’s art shop…