Author Archives: Sarah Milton

Making the 1% Difference

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill A few weeks ago, in my “Making Success a Habit” post, I listed, “Find Your 1%” as one of the strategies. This idea, that making multiple small changes could create a surprisingly big difference, came from an article I read

Financial Success ultimately comes from your commitment

“Decide. Commit. Succeed.” – Unknown Commitment is one of those words that we often tend to associate more with romantic relationships than anything else. The idea of “committing” to one person tends to involve a promise of loyalty and fidelity to that person and a commitment to valuing, preserving and improving the relationship over the

How to achieve more by doing less

“We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are” – Max De Pree As the new year is here, many people are busy making resolutions and thinking about what they can do differently in 2015. If you’ve read my posts before, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I’m a

3 Investment options for Passive Investors

“Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo Over the past few months, I’ve had lots of conversations with employees who are filling out application forms for their group retirement plan. The one section of these forms that seems to cause people the most stress is the section which asks them to

Boosting Your Financial Fitness

“Clear your mind of can’t.” – Samuel Johnson With 2015 just around the corner, it seems only natural that our thoughts should turn to creating change and making resolutions to “do better” next year in some way. Often those resolutions are connected to health and fitness and this might explain why gyms and fitness studios

40 Lessons About Money and Life

“Life is too short to live small.” – Anonymous This week is milestone for me; I’m turning 40! It’s a landmark birthday that I’ve been looking forward to because so many of the goals that I’ve set over the past three years have had a December 2014 target date for completion. I haven’t hit all