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  • Oh The Places You’ll Go?

    Oh The Places You’ll Go?

    I love that end of June time of year.  The driveways are painted with “Class of 2021” as neighborhoods celebrate the graduations and accomplishments of their seniors.  Prior to college, for many, the trajectory and script is pretty well laid …Read More »
  • Money As a Tool, Not a Habit

    Money As a Tool, Not a Habit

    I like a solid daily routine.  I like a solid daily routine that involves coffee even more.  For years I’ve been a coffee drinker and developed that habit.  Once something becomes a habit, it becomes easier to do.  Your brain …Read More »
  • Good Customer Service Is Not Convenient

    Good Customer Service Is Not Convenient

    As part of my Christmas present from my very generous Mother-In- Law I received a bundle of coupons for babysitting all 3 kids AND dog!  Like many, it has been an eternity since myself and the Mrs. have spent a …Read More »
  • Can Four Quarters Break a Habit?

    Can Four Quarters Break a Habit?

    As a financial planner and a parent, I often think about how I am going to teach, or help my children learn about money.  From all accounts, they have it pretty good and there are only so many times I …Read More »
  • We Need a New Word for Retirement

    We Need a New Word for Retirement

    The word retire, according to Merriam-Webster, means to withdraw from action or danger.  The idea of retirement was first introduced in 1881 by Otton von Bismark in what was then Prussia.  The idea, well intentioned, was to support older members …Read More »
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Local Wisdom - Podcast

  • Meet Sarah & Brian of FLX Stories

    Meet Sarah & Brian of FLX Stories

    On today’s episode, meet co-hosts Sarah Canzano & Brian Imrich.  They discuss how they got to the area, their hopes for the podcast and a bunch of other random bits of personal information to help get to know them better.  …Read More »
  • Talking Dogs With Devan Blazey from Summit K9 | Pandemic Playbook #5

    Talking Dogs With Devan Blazey from Summit K9 | Pandemic Playbook #5

    Today we welcome Devan Blazey the founder of Summit K9 Training.  Devan grew up in Victor, New York and started Summit K9 about four years ago.  We discuss tips for new dog owners and common mistakes new and old dog …Read More »
  • Morgan of MorSushi | Pandemic Playbook #4

    Morgan of MorSushi | Pandemic Playbook #4

    Today in the pub we had the amazing Morgan Devaney, the founder of MorSushi.  Morgan and I talk about how she got started, the incredible and extensive menu she has cultivated over the years and the sushi “pop ups” she …Read More »
  • Stumblin’ Monkey | Pandemic Playbook #3

    Stumblin’ Monkey | Pandemic Playbook #3

    Today’s guest is absolutely no stranger to a pub!  We welcomed Mr. Rob Shafer, the owner of the Sumblin’ Monkey Brewery located in the Village of Victor, NY.  Rob and I discuss his early days starting off with a home …Read More »
  • Fleet Feet | Pandemic Playbook #2

    Fleet Feet | Pandemic Playbook #2

    Today we had the incredible Ellen Brenner in the pub with us! Ellen started and co owns the local Rochester and Buffalo area Fleet Feet stores with her husband and business partner “Boots.”  Ellen and I discuss how they got …Read More »
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