The Blue Blaze

Is Your Money Being Used to Improve Your Life?

Posted by Frank J. Corrado, CPA, CFP on Jun 14, 2018 8:27:13 AM

There’s a movement toward redefining money: instead of accumulating money for what it can buy, more of us want to use money to live the best life possible with what we have––a concept known as Return on Life™ (ROL).

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Topics: return on life,, Optimal Life,, Financial life guidance

Our Return On Life: Why It's More Important Than Our Return On Investment

Posted by Frank J. Corrado, CPA, CFP on May 29, 2018 11:10:36 AM


TAKE THE ROL (Return on Life) QUIZ -  and get your personalized report.

“Do I have enough money to get married?”

“Do I have enough money to have more children?”

“Do I have enough money to start my own business?”

“Will I have enough money to retire?”

These are typical questions that people often ask themselves over time when they start thinking about financial planning. And that’s only natural. We expect our money to help us feel safe, provide a safety net for key life transitions -- especially as we grow older -- and start thinking about retirement.

Unfortunately, if you view your savings and investments only as numbers on a page that you’re trying to nudge upwards, then there’s no such thing as “enough.”

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Topics: return on life,, Purpose,, Optimal Life,

You Want a Happy Life? Stop Worrying About What You’ve Got

Posted by Frank J. Corrado, CPA, CFP on May 4, 2018 8:15:48 AM

 

 

Quick, what’s the definition of a happy life? This semester, about a quarter of Yale University’s undergrads signed up to find out, making it the most popular class of all time at the school.

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Topics: Optimal Life,, return on life,, Financial life guidance