Your journey to financial independence

by Jody Tallal -- Over the next eight columns, I will be showing you how to create your own financial plan. These columns will be linear in format, so starting with this more…

The possibility of disability

by Jody Tallal -- Note: This is Part 2 of a 3-part series of columns. Read Part 1, "Your Personal Financial Security Formula," and Part 3, "Last step in your Personal Financial more…

Your personal financial security formula

by Jody Tallal -- In the next series of columns, we will be discussing what I call Your Personal Financial Security Formula ("P.F.S.F."). Your P.F.S.F. is more than just a plan for more…

How to decide in what to invest

by Jody Tallal -- As discussed in a previous column, I operate on the simple philosophy that any investment should be a direct solution to an individual's personal problem. If a person more…

Having as much money as you want: A nightmare

by Jody Tallal -- In a previous column, we discussed setting unlimited goals and following specific exercises to achieve them. One challenge you may not have considered is how you will handle more…

The value of setting goals

by Jody Tallal -- Most people readily accept the power of setting goals. Life is full of clichés concerning the value of one setting and achieving goals. However, many people just do more…

Investing: Learn to ask illogical questions

by Jody Tallal -- In a previous column, we discussed that real knowledge is the key to making successful investments. In the investment world, this translates to learning from prior experience and more…