Archive for May, 2011

What does Wealth Management Mean?

What does “Wealth Management” mean, and what do “Wealth Managers” do that is different from other advisers? Why did I name my company “Generosity Wealth Management”. I’m glad you asked, because I answer these fine questions in a 3.5 minute video below. I encourage you to click on it and listen. TRANSCRIPT: Hi Clients and Friends, Mike Brady here. This week I want to talk about wealth management and wealth managers and how that might be different than a money manager. And then I’m going to talk a little about why is my company called Generosity Wealth Management. Wealth management ... Read More

What Rate of Return Do You Need for a Comfortable Lifestyle?

According to this article, you can withdraw 4.5% out of taxable accounts per year and your money will last at least 30 years under most scenarios. I don’t have his supporting material to double check his numbers, but I do know there are a lot of variables involved in coming to this conclusion. Do you know what your number is for retirement? Contact me and I’ll try to help you figure that out. LINK TO FULL ARTICLE   Read More

10 Biggest Money Wasters

What are 10 things you can look at in your financial life that can immediately save you money? This article sheds light on 10 of the most popular money wasters in the US, from ATM fees to the Lotto to cigarettes. Interesting article…..   LINK TO FULL ARTICLE Read More

It’s not a Banking Problem

This article is good because it talks about Household and Consumer Debt as the underlying problem with our financial problems, not the banking regulations. I happen to agree personal consumer debt has been a huge problem for our country and will continue to be a major factor in the next crisis. What can you do? Get your personal debt under control and as low as possible. If you need help with strategies around this, please let me know me. LINK TO FULL ARTICLE Read More

Doritos Flavored Mouthwash

Proving once again that you will be rewarded for reading my blog, I share with you important news. Doritos Flavored Mouthwash. Mmmm……   Read More

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