Category: Goals

Different Horizons

“World stock markets have rounded off a wild and difficult year,” the article began, pointing to multiple uncertainties in a polarised US political system, a crisis–ridden Eurozone and a rapidly slowing Chinese economy. Does that sound familiar? That was from a calendar year wrap–up of markets published by BBC News on 30 December 2011, more […]

Values-Based Retirement Planning

In the past, the transition to retirement has been viewed solely as an economic event. As a result, the focus of retirement planning has primarily been on building a nest egg. In The Late-Start Investor, author John Wasik recommends discarding this obsolete view in favor of a “flexible life plan that provides for financial, vocational, […]

The Magic of Purpose-Based Goals

Do you desire to be rich?  The word “rich” can be defined as “possessing great material wealth,” and it can also be defined as that which is “abundant, meaningful, and significant.”  Therefore, which kind of wealth do you desire the most?  Do you want to experience a life of riches or a rich life? Author […]

Goal Setting Outside of the Box

  “We should never let reality interfere with our dreams. Reality can’t see what we can see.”  —Simon Sinek   Goals are targets—something to aim for.  They give life a sense of purpose and direction.  In addition, setting goals is a proactive way of designing your life, initiating positive change, and preparing for the future. […]