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What Books Will You Read in 2016?

For many years I have based personal and business decisions on this philosophy: “Who you are ten years from now will be a result of the books you read and the people you spend time with.” This quote is an … Continue reading

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Are You Playing the Net Worth Game?

Too many people are playing the wrong game with money. I have devoted my career to helping home buyers and homeowners make smarter financial decisions to achieve their short and long-term goals.  I’ve become a student of cash flow and … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Motivation

Sometimes we need some motivation.  There are times we are too caught up in the minutia of our day-to-day work and lives that we forget to be excited about the opportunities around us.  I make it a point to attend … Continue reading

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The House versus Home Conversation

One of our favorite discussions to have with new clients is what we call “House versus Home”. It goes like this: “When you hear the word ‘home’, what words comes to mind?” Clients typically pause for a minute before beginning … Continue reading

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What if Life Started Tomorrow?

Imagine if everything up to this point in your life was simply “practice”?   Those mistakes with money were merely stepping stones in helping you learn how to play the game of life correctly once it started.   That business venture that … Continue reading

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The Story of the Magic Penny

If you had the choice between taking $3,000,000 in cold hard cash right  now, or a single penny that doubles in value every single day for 31 days, which would you choose? If you’ve heard this story before, you already know that … Continue reading

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Boost Your Confidence – It Means Everything

One of the biggest breakthroughs I have personally had in recent years is realizing how important confidence is. I have come to believe that confidence is the key to just about everything, both personally and professionally. In sales, the confidence … Continue reading

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Assessing Your First Half of 2015

It’s July! My family and I had an amazing time celebrating the 4th of July with friends and watching the parade through downtown Lake Oswego. We finished the evening out on a boat in the middle of the lake, enjoying … Continue reading

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Attitude Check Time

      Here at our Aspire office, attitude means so much. We recently shared the following quote with all of our team and now want to share it with you.                                                           “The longer I live, the more I realize … Continue reading

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Good, Bad and Ugly Debt, Part 1

 “Debt–the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” – Part 1 There are three types of debt, “Good”, “Bad”, and “Ugly”. Let’s discuss the differences and provide some direction for addressing your debt-related issues. When discussing debt with clients, too often … Continue reading

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