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Is there a specific financial need or question you want to talk over with a financial expert? Are there just a few areas that are in need of a financial tune-up? This package allows you to spend your time focusing on a specific need. Some examples might include: brainstorming ways of earning additional … [Read More...]
Do you make too much money to be this broke? Do you need help focusing your financial energy? Do you have financial goals in place? Do you and your spouse agree on how your household's money is spent? Are you at a loss as to how to get started? A Financial Overhaul will... Teach you how to create and live on plan for … [Read More...]
Are you ready to start building serious wealth? Tipping Point Coaching will help you to define your legacy and what your impact will be on the lives of others. The tipping point is when your money will make more for you than you will make in a year. At GFC, we will… Help you clarify your retirement goals Freed from … [Read More...]
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. George Bernard Shaw Are you ready? It is only a matter of time. It is not if, it is when. In today's world of technology, everything you do is tracked. Doctors store your recorders in their computer systems. Grocery stores record your preferences in their data-base. You are often asked and readily give your phone number to local retailer's who also track your spending and preferences. Making a purchase? Just swipe that card. All your information is there. This may be fast and convenient, but it is not always secure. Recently, our Health Insurance provider was hacked. Our information "may have" been among the information taken. This included social security information, names, birth dates, address etc. The list goes on. Luckily, we are covered by identity theft protection. When Target was hit, thousands of customers were affected. So again I ask, "Are you ready?". Do you have identity theft protection in place? … [Read More...]
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." Thomas A. Edison I am running again. Last September, I broke my toe, which set my exercise and running back a few months. It was a frustrating experience to have a goal and have to set it aside for a time. Now … [Read More...]
As part of our ongoing battle against nature, we are replacing a rotted wood retaining wall with a cement wall. The wall is not very high, but the foundation that it provides for the garden is a necessity. In our personal finance lives, we also need a foundation. If you have these necessities, you will be able to function … [Read More...]
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we are having a mild winter and maybe even a false spring. The birds are starting to nest, the bulbs are beginning to grow and if it is the least bit sunny, I want to get out into the yard to prepare the garden. This year, before we begin to plant, we have to build a new retaining wall to … [Read More...]
"Kathryn and Tim have helped me in ways I didn't realize I needed help. They helped me look at my budget and prioritize the 4 walls and decide what was above the line and what was below the line. I took the online course and was not able to get the part that "$ is amoral-neither good or bad." So when it came to money and budgeting through situations, I did not see myself with any choices or power … [Read More...]
Tim and Kathryn have given us many tools to get our finances under control. The envelope system has been a lifesaver, and we found we needed to move certain expenses into the “envelope” when the debit card became too easy to use and we overshot our planned spending amounts. We also participated in Dave Ramsey's 13 week Financial Peace course at our church, and found it immensely helpful and … [Read More...]