78 Quotes that will….

Paul FennerLife Transitions

I’m not sure where I collected the 78 quotes below over the years?  But I thought that they were worth sharing.  You never know where your source or spark of motivation will come from. There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots. – Unknown The value of an investing strategy is not … Read More

How to Buy or Sell a House During the Coronavirus

Paul FennerLife Transitions

As we all adjust to our new normal with people working from home, children being homeschooled, and a shelter in place order being enforced in most states, the real estate market has also adjusted to a new home selling reality. Although the Coronavirus has ground most economic activity to a halt, it has not entirely stopped all facets of life.  … Read More

Setting Priorities; 3 Essential Factors to Begin the New Year

Paul FennerLife Transitions

New Year resolutions and goals are a huge part of ringing in the new year.  And while having goals are important, studies have shown that less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after just 30 days, and only 8% accomplish them. So what can you do to help yourself achieve your personal and financial goals?  Focus on … Read More

Optimize Your Spending to Increase Your Happiness

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Many people think having more money and the ability to buy whatever they want will make them happier, but in reality, the way you spend your money has a greater impact on your happiness. Research even shows that once you obtain a certain income level ($75,000), your level of happiness does not change much. You have likely heard the expression, “spend money on experiences, not things.” As more research … Read More

Three Laws to Help Guide You to The Answer

Paul FennerLife Transitions

One of the best books that I read recently was The Answer, by John Assaraf and Murray Smith.  The book, in reality, is two books within one.  John Assaraf writes the first half of the book with a focus on the laws of attraction, gestation, and action.  The second half of the book is written by Murray Smith with a … Read More

What Would You Consider to be Your Most Valuable Asset?

Paul FennerLife Transitions

What would you consider to be your most valuable asset?  Some people may think about a retirement account or piece of real estate.  What about your career as your most prized possession?  A person’s major revenue stream, typically their career, is likely a major key in the ability to achieve life and financial goals. One of my recent reads was … Read More

To Sell is the New Pink

Paul FennerLife Transitions

After spending an entire career in a non-sales or non-business development role, I gradually found myself in such a role as I began to build my wealth planning firm for individuals, families, and businesses.  Struggling to make sense of how to build a robust business development process, I turned to one of my favorite authors and business thinkers Dan Pink. … Read More

3 Reasons Why We Worry About the Wrong Things

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Once upon a time I often found some of the daily/nightly news to be interesting.  It was also my attempt to see another person’s view on various stories.  But over the course of time, I have noticed that everything is breaking news.  What is so earth-shattering about another Presidential tweet?  Even more so, I see a constant amount of fear … Read More

Investing in the Middle

Paul FennerLife Transitions

Below is a very relevant Ted talk for this time of year which features a friend of mine Bill Kieffer.  Bill is someone who had a very successful military career and was able to transition that success into the business world specifically in Human Resources. While many people will be taking take time off over the next few weeks for the holiday break, … Read More