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By Spectrum Management Group | August 1, 2017

This Doctor Who Lived to 105 Believed for a Long Life, You Shouldn't Retire

To live a long life, work forever. At least that's what one of Japan's leading doctors believed -- and he was his own proof. Before his death on July 18, 105-year-old Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara was a practicing physician, a chairman of St. Luke's International University and the honorary president of St. Luke's International Hospital.

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Topics: Retirement, behavior

By Spectrum Management Group | July 13, 2017

Where Does the Time Go? You Can Find Out, if You Dare

Finding time is hard. I often think about all the things I would do if I could just find the time. But really, what a crazy thing that is to say. Find the time? Where should I look?

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Topics: behavior, time management

By Spectrum Management Group | July 11, 2017

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Work Day

The last 10 minutes of your day can also be the most crucial. It's a time where you can prep for the next day, organize your workspace, sign out of email and reflect on what you achieved in the past eight hours.

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Topics: behavior

By Spectrum Management Group | May 26, 2017

Eight Finance Books That Everyone Should Read

There are a lot of books written for entrepreneurs, as well as business and finance professionals. Some are dense texts, others are easy to read, filled with emotion but light on specifics on how to turn ideas into actual successes. Here are 8 books that members of the Forbes Finance Council recommend that everyone, not just the experts, should read.

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Topics: Financial Planning, behavior

By Spectrum Management Group | May 5, 2017

Teach your Kid Responsibility: Help them Start a Business this Summer

There are millions of stories of children who make money during their summer vacation. When you were a kid, you probably did the same thing. Maybe you did chores around the house, or things for your neighbors. Whatever you did, you looked forward to that cold, hard cash you got at the end of the week.

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Topics: Financial Planning, behavior, Personal Finance, children

By Spectrum Management Group | April 20, 2017

Financial Spring Cleaning: Which Documents to Save and Which Papers to Toss

If you're engaging in a little financial spring cleaning this year, consider scanning your records and storing them electronically. Specific rules may vary depending on the asset, transaction or expense but generally, you want to make sure that your electronic records are as accurate (and legible) as your paper records and easily accessible.

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Topics: Financial Planning, Spending, behavior

By Spectrum Management Group | March 30, 2017

Sometimes, Spending Brings a Bigger Return Than Saving

Life experiences give you an incalculable return on investment. Every. Single. Time. So why is it so hard for us to spend money on them?

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Topics: Consumer Sentiment, Spending, behavior

By Spectrum Management Group | March 23, 2017

Video: Delayed Gratification is the Key to Financial Success

"Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You're Not): A Parents' Guide for Kids 3 to 23 author Beth Kobliner shares the best traits you should teach your kids. In this video Kobliner emphasizes the importance of teaching your kids delayed gratification.

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Topics: Financial Planning, behavior, Personal Finance, children

By Spectrum Management Group | March 9, 2017

Working Longer May Benefit Your Health

Are there health benefits to staying in the work force longer? The scientific research is inconclusive, though it tends to tilt toward "yes."

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Topics: Retirement, Financial Planning, Well Being, behavior, Personal Finance

By Spectrum Management Group | March 8, 2017

The Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

To be successful, we need to cultivate successful habits. Take it from some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs around.

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Topics: behavior, Infographic

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