Quotes

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence” said our 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge.  One of my favorite all time quotes as it may be applied to all areas of our daily life.  In our relationships with friends and family, our work...

Principles

The following are principles that I’ve adopted over the years when managing various financial and life decisions for my family and also for clients.  This is by no means a complete list, nor should it be taken as advice.  Just some reoccurring themes that standout at...

College Students & Spending

College campuses are opening back up again to welcome students as the fall semester approaches.  Next month, some will arrive to a new dorm as others may return to an apartment with friends.  Now may be a good time to chat with your son or daughter about their...

Continuing the relationship

When Flowerstone Financial was created 20 months ago, it was with the purpose to serve a limited number of client relationships.  Leaving an environment of transactions and more for more sake, I was curious if a financial firm may be created and grown to serve a small...

To move or not? 

Our neighborhood, probably like yours, has seen a lot of houses up for sale and then quickly under contract the past several months.  It’s an exciting time to be a seller, pretty stressful if you are a buyer and want your contract to stand out among the crowd. ...