Author Archives: Anthony

How to Stop Screwing Yourself Financially, Build a Solid Financial Plan and Get the Life of Your Choosing

Whenever I teach financial literacy, I’m shocked at what people know and are willing to do with their money. Each class begins with a revealing discussion around wants versus needs. Most students have no idea what the difference is which leads to arguments when certain suggestions are made. During one passionate discussion, a woman repeatedly… Read More »

Ask the Old Guy Shares Tips On Bravely Dealing with Change

In a few months, I will be fifty. It’s hard to believe that the kid who used to dance the night away then jump up and go to work the next day is hitting the big 5-0 in a matter of weeks. Being married to someone who recently hit the big 6-0 should have been… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties Part 3

Money management is the root of most relationship battles and is a skill that we can all learn. People share personal details of their sex lives and all manner of addictions, drug use, and personal matters. People get squeamish about financial chats. I bring this up to let you know, I get you. I get… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties Part 2

Yesterday, I made the determination that I would have major breakthroughs in every aspect of my life by six in the evening. I had them in my home with my little darlings and my husband. I had them at work in that I didn’t allow the early morning interaction to set the tone for my… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties

Are you just leaving a problem or heading for another one? Difficulties will always torture you unless you master a few well-kept secrets. In my 20’s and until my early 40’s, much of my existence in the world was flavored with luck and enthusiasm. Whether charming some unsuspecting manager into hiring me or quitting a… Read More »

Kicking The Boogeyman in the Groceries: Chris Rock is Back Ya’ll! All Hail the Tambourine

Originally, I was planning on calling this piece F*CK OFF!but it didn’t seem polite and in our current boor-like culture, I didn’t want to add to our collective rudeness. This piece is inspired by the brilliant Chris Rock. Although millennials have taken ownership of the term “bullying”, I’d like to offer some major insights and… Read More »

30 Day Challenge- Moving from Dad Bod to Healthy Body Day 14-17

For the past four or five days, I’ve been bedridden and unable to get to yoga or Salsa or move my body. Between Nyquil Shooters, vitamin concoctions, tons of water and cayenne/honey/apple cider vinegar infused chamomile tea, there was not much time for anything but sleep. Major realizations occur when near-death experiences loom. I realized… Read More »

30 Day Challenge- Moving from Dad Bod to Healthy Body Day 10

Listen ya’ll I played myself. I was supposed to get up this morning and hit hot yoga at 6 since I didn’t have to be at work until noon. However, a warm bed and the thought of a small class where I couldn’t hide in back told me to keep my ass in the bed.… Read More »

30 Day Challenge- Moving from Dad Bod to Healthy Body Day 7

Alright, today is day seven and I’m holding strong. Once again, my day job offered me chocolate rugelach and treats loaded with sugar and butter and calories. Normally, I would have snarfed down half a dozen of these chocolate puppies with a cup or sweetened cream and a splash of coffee. My life is different… Read More »

30 Day Challenge- Moving from Dad Bod to Healthy Body Day 6

Yesterday’s hot yoga class sucked serious coconuts. I couldn’t get through most of the poses and bounced between nausea and body aches. When you consistently miss workouts because of death or a birthday party or something that someone needs, your body forgets what to do and resists and fights against all attempts to get healthy.… Read More »