Creative Strategies – Grounded Wisdom®

You’re successful; you’ve earned the right to explore life and all it has to offer. You have the right to explore with confidence.

We help bring clarity to your situation, provide financial planning advice based on empirically-validated theory, and engage in the ‘straight talk’ that is essential in today’s increasingly complex financial landscape. We provide the creativity and grounded wisdom that help you make the most of your very personal journey. Learn more.

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    With all the noise and turmoil that sometimes fills our daily lives (not to mention our daily newspapers), we all cherish the opportunity for quiet reflection and the joyful fellowship of family and…more


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    Medicare: Making Enrollment Make Sense While one’s 65th birthday no longer signifies reaching the “Full Retirement Age” milestone for Social Security retirement benefits, turning 65 still has a unique perk – gaining…more


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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that others won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ~Marianne Williamson