My Older Brother, His Finances, My Help, A Dream

I love my older brother.  I would do anything in the world for him.  I think, care and worry about him all of the time.  No, nothing is wrong, at all.  It’s not that kind of worry, so readers, please don’t, “worry”.  I always think about how great of a person he is and the potential taking on life, in full force, as he has just as much energy as I do.  The one HUGE area he has potential in, is guess what?  His finances.  He’s not completely awful with money, but it’s moreso that he has so much potential to be that much better with money.  When it comes to family, finances is an area that you would kill to make sure that they are taking advantage of every single opportunity that they have.  I want him to be right there with me, if possible, or even have his finances in better order than mine!  That’s what we do as family.  However, it wasn’t looking like that was going to happen and after years of working with, talking to and showing him what can happen, he did one thing.  He finally said, “Lanny, please help me be better”.  That has been the best statement I heard from him all year.   Continue reading

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Weekend Reading – Sunday Night Edition

Happy Sunday everyone. The weather has been beautiful here in Cleveland and August could not have started off any better. It has been a great weekend in the dividend investing community as well and we have spent some time reading a lot of great articles this weekend.  It is an infrequent occurrence here on our website, but we wanted to take some time and put together a brief list of some of the articles we thought were great reads.   Let’s take a look at our Weekend Reading list, the Sunday Night edition!

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“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” – Emotional Memoir

Hidden deep within my 6 year old Aluminum uni-body Macbook is a message.  A Speech.  The Speech.  I am not sure if anyone has viewed and/or read, but I have re-read the speech, today.  It has been one of the most powerful speeches given, with high emotions, deep thoughts that happen and clearer yet foggy reflection.  Steve Jobs delivered something ever so powerful to us and I, I am moved.   Continue reading

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The Weekend Reading – July 19, 2014

We are now going to create a Weekend Reading post of our favorite weekly reads and show the community – which one’s we’ve read and which one’s we’ll make a mention!  These are articles that sparked our interest, intrigued us, challenged us and even taught us a few lessons. Continue reading

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