Retirement planning

Retirement planning

Back in 2007, I would tell clients that retirement is made up of a three-legged stool:  Social Security, Pensions, and Savings.  And if any of these legs broke, it could ruin your retirement.   Then we had the 2008 Banking/Wall Street crisis, and people began losing...
Saying Goodbye to the Past

Saying Goodbye to the Past

I hope you had a wonderful New Year Celebration last weekend!  I was so excited to celebrate with the DSO and the music of Prince.  It was a fantastic evening and one I won’t soon forget. We lost so many amazing people in 2016 and it was wonderful to celebrate a...
Stepping Out and Showing Up!

Stepping Out and Showing Up!

Earlier this month, I attended the Women’s Division of Project Hope’s Annual Holiday Luncheon at Oakland Hills Country Club in Birmingham, Michigan.  This is a very important organization that has raised over $500,000 for Project Hope, which provides...
The Distinguished Women Award

The Distinguished Women Award

Forty-seven years ago, the Distinguished Women Award was created by the Northwood University Board of Trustees to honor the enormous contribution of women.  This may well be the first achievement award program for women bestowed by an institution of higher learning....