"It's hard to be humble, when you're perfect in every way." - Mac Davis Jim Shellenberger, CFA | Financial Advisor I first heard “It’s Hard to Be Humble,” performed by Willie Nelson, but later discovered that Mac Davis is the original singer / song writer. If you haven’t heard it, give [...]
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"Invisible Touch" - Phil Collins Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor In 1986, Phil Collins sang, “She has a built-in ability to take everything she sees.” During tax season, I often think of those words, and if it weren’t for the title of the song, I’d say the lyrics are pretty [...]
"I Said 'Hey, a-what's going on?'" - 4 Non Blondes Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor This last month, the drama that we watched unfold between hedge funds and Reddit users battling over GameStop left for an entertaining story. Reddit users banded together to try and take down the hedge funds causing [...]
“Hey, Hey, Hey, Goodbye” – Steam Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor If you have watched Remember the Titans, this song is quite memorable. It is a good representation of many people’s view of 2020 as we enter 2021. We know that a new year won’t magically change [...]
"I Got Nobody to Blame but Me"- Chris Stapleton Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. When it comes to making financial decisions, our cognitive and emotional biases can help us or hinder us in making the best decisions. Our cognitive biases [...]
"Every Rose Has Its Thorn"- Poison Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor While there are many pros and cons to Social Security, in the end, it has helped many individuals make it through their retirement years. The reason for the quote, “Every rose has its thorn,” is that even though Social [...]
MORE THAN INVESTMENTS Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor I wanted to take the time this month to remind you of the many offerings we have outside of investment management. Our intention is always to offer a comprehensive package of tools for you and your financial situation. Below, you will find [...]
"Free and Easy Down the Road I Go"-Dierks Bently Jim Shellenberger | Financial Advisor By the very definition of investing, we set aside money to build wealth over time. Most of us approach an investment and hope to make money or “let our money go to work for us.” Ideally, [...]
We learn that many times the wait is worth it. "Wouldn't it be nice if we were older, then we wouldn't have to wait so long?" The Beach Boys Have you heard of the Stanford marshmallow experiment? It was a study on delayed gratification where young [...]
Biblically Responsible Investing Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI) is a way of investing to align your faith with your financial choices. We know that values guide the way we speak, what we say, and everything we do. It is not as common to think about investing and biblical values and the impact the combination [...]