History of St. Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, towns hold festive parades, people head to restaurants to dine on Irish fare, children pinch each other if they don’t wear green, and everything from beers to milkshakes turn the color of shamrocks. Wondering about the roots of these celebrations? Then, take a look at this brief history of Saint Patrick’s Day.   Read more

Avoid The Market Timing Trap in Retirement

After decades of adding to your retirement accounts, making the mental switch to withdrawal mode can be a challenge. It may be tempting to try to time the market to mitigate the risk of any sudden drops or ongoing turbulence. However, market timing is almost unequivocally a bad idea, especially when you no longer have the ability to financially recover from major mistakes. Learn how creating a financial plan for your retirement can help you avoid any sudden, costly moves.  Read more

An Active Life is a Healthy Life

A healthy lifestyle fosters human excellence. It is an integration of the mind, body, and spirit that enables us to continually uncover our potential and strive to achieve all of which we are capable. Healthfulness is a state of accepting responsibility for our own well being. It recognizes health as a method of living that leads to self-fulfillment. Read more

Why Some Doctors are Prescribing a Day in the Park or a Walk on the Beach for Good Health

Taking a walk on a wooded path, spending an afternoon in a public park, harvesting your backyard garden and even looking at beautiful pictures of Hawaii can all make us feel good. Certainly, for many of us, it’s beneficial to have time outside in natural environments. Being cooped up inside can feel unnatural and increase our desire to get outside. The renowned biologist E.O. Wilson created a theory called the biophilia hypothesis, where he stated that people have an innate relationship to nature. Read more

3.30.20 CARES Act Passed

I hope this finds you and your family healthy, safe and well!  Last Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed what has become the largest emergency stimulus measure in our country’s history, a $2.2 trillion package aimed at helping individuals, families, businesses of all sizes and healthcare facilities impacted by the virus.  Congress acted quickly with legislation to complement the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts on the monetary side.  Nearly 900 pages in length, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act will be read and analyzed for weeks, months and years to come.  We wanted to make you aware of the most notable provisions potentially relevant to you and your family.  Read more