Financial Challenges of Divorce

2018-01-12T16:24:46+00:00

By Megan Poore

Major life transitions almost always create stress – even the good transitions.  Whether it’s leaving a career and transitioning to retirement, seeing children off to college after 18 years of nurturing and parenting them, or starting your own business after working for someone else, the stress can be great. Even […]

Financial Challenges of Divorce 2018-01-12T16:24:46+00:00

Can Seasonal Spending (and Saving) Bring Comfort and Joy?

2017-12-08T22:36:29+00:00

By Megan Poore

Although we are in the thick of the holiday shopping frenzy, it’s not too late to slow down and think about how, where and when we will spend our money and time this holiday season.  The pressure is on to find the best deals on the “perfect” gifts. Each year […]

Can Seasonal Spending (and Saving) Bring Comfort and Joy? 2017-12-08T22:36:29+00:00

Faith In the Future

2017-11-17T22:11:54+00:00

By Thomas Twombly

You’ve heard this from me before, but it’s always worth repeating: investing, in anything, is first and foremost an act of faith. Yes, there are many other factors that go into a great investment decision. But, whether you’re building a company, investing your hard-earned money in one, committing yourself to a marriage, […]

Faith In the Future 2017-11-17T22:11:54+00:00

Before You Kick the Habit…

2017-10-27T21:22:05+00:00

By Cass Grange

 

Do you ever feel like you are on autopilot?

You brush your teeth when you wake up. You click the seatbelt when you get in the car.  You pour that cup of coffee before you sit down at your desk in the morning.  These are some habits we do daily that, […]

Before You Kick the Habit… 2017-10-27T21:22:05+00:00

Stewarding Social Wealth

2017-08-11T20:44:25+00:00

By Thomas Twombly

Last month we introduced the idea of thinking about wealth as a multi-dimensional concept.  We explored the idea that material wealth is just the tip of the iceberg for many people, and there is so much more beneath the surface.  In my experiences, a lot of people […]

Stewarding Social Wealth 2017-08-11T20:44:25+00:00

How Do You Define “Wealth”?

2017-08-11T20:46:40+00:00

By Thomas Twombly, President

How do you define “wealth”?

For over twenty-five years I have been asking this same question to better understand how to communicate the value of a firm like Lucien, Stirling & Gray. I’ve asked clients, colleagues, friends and business associates in various settings. I’m curious to hear people’s answers, because […]

How Do You Define “Wealth”? 2017-08-11T20:46:40+00:00

Looking Forward

2017-06-09T21:43:54+00:00

By Thomas Twombly, President

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”
-George Bernard Shaw

“The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward.”
-Winston Churchill

In the short eighteen years between 1946 and 1964, almost 76 million people were born in the United […]

Looking Forward 2017-06-09T21:43:54+00:00

Twenty-Five Years at a Glance

2017-05-12T22:31:01+00:00

By Chaney Barton-Nichols, Marketing Assistant

“I remember the days when we’d have to walk down the street to the bike shop to use their fax machine.”  This is one of the favorite stories that is told often (usually to the “new guy”) around the office.  You have probably heard by now that Lucien, […]

Twenty-Five Years at a Glance 2017-05-12T22:31:01+00:00

Parents of College-Bound Students: This one’s for you!

2017-04-07T20:17:43+00:00

Intro by Cass Grange, Senior Advisor Associate
Article by Katherine Akinc, Estate Planning & Probate Attorney at Ikard Golden Jones, PC

Today’s article hits home for me.  When I first heard this idea, I thought, “I don’t need to take her advice!  This won’t happen to my family!” Then I thought about […]

Parents of College-Bound Students: This one’s for you! 2017-04-07T20:17:43+00:00