Category Archives: Goals

What I See in My Work as a Financial Planner

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM professional and as President of Lauber Financial Planning, a Registered Investment Advisor, I have a code of confidentiality, so absolutely no names or identifying information will be shared here – or anywhere. Some years ago I … Continue reading

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Saving for Retirement Is About Living For Today

How do you live today and how much does it cost? What elements of this life do you embrace with joy and what elements cause you worry, grief or anxiety? I’m guessing, for many of you, this is the first … Continue reading

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Money Is Not The Answer, It’s The Question

How much does it cost? How much does it pay? How much do you owe? How much did it grow? How much have you saved? Enough. Enough with the endless questions, the pressure, the anxiety, the stress, the worry. Enough … Continue reading

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The Mindful Budgeter

I am happy to share this post by guest blogger Nicole Newcomb, MHCP, CASAC of Explore What’s Next who presented at “The Joy of Budgeting” support group about mindfulness. Everyone struggles with making tough and stressful financial decisions. Sometimes we feel the … Continue reading

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The One and Only Personal Finance, Time Management & Relationship Tip You Need

I have become overwhelmed with the amount of information and advice coming at me from all angles. I was listening to Rush’s song Limelight and the lyric “…one must put up barriers to keep oneself intact.” No newspapers piling up on the dining … Continue reading

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There’s No Minimum Wage for the Self Employed

What was your minimum wage job? Did you appreciate it, tolerate it or hate it? I worked three jobs in college: short order cook, card store clerk and a pizza server at a college campus snack station. I actually liked … Continue reading

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I HATE Budgeting Support Group Notes: Get Organized!

We were happy to have professional organizer Jamie Shaner of Home Solutions present to our group about the financial benefits of being organized. Jamie works with residential as well as small office spaces and specializes in seniors who are downsizing as … Continue reading

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