Updated: 04/28/2014 - April 28, 2014
Updated: 04/28/2014 - April 28, 2014
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Remembering James Street, the All-American Settlement Planner
Updated: 09/12/2013 - A weekly update on all things McNay.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - Last week, Louisville television anchor John Boel was nominated for regional Emmys in four different categories.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - "Though it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night" -Jim Steinman (song by Meat Loaf and later the cast of Glee)
Posted: 07/24/2013 - I live in a world where people are supposed to be happy, but many are miserable.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - I learned about outsourcing and other business techniques during my teenage years.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - If you want to start a business, you can pick up ideas in unusual places. One of my first exposures to the concept of business vision came from a childhood encounter with Hustler Magazine publisher, Larry Flynt.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - Twenty-five years ago, Bob Babbage, who is now Kentucky's most successful lobbyist, was running for State Auditor and I was his combination of Finance Chair/Campaign Chair/Press Secretary.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - A Psychology Today article titled, "What Will You Do if You Win the $550 Million Powerball Lottery?" caught my attention. Helping lottery winners with their money is my long-time gig.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - The scandal at the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department spying on the Associated Press came at the same time that I have been reading Moises Naim's excellent book The End of Power.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he found that he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Posted: 05/06/2013 - Gambling takes a front burner in my life during Kentucky Derby week.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - When the body of murdered Florida lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare was found, his mother said that on many occasions Shakespeare said he wished he had torn up the winning ticket.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - For nearly 20 years, our leaders decided traditional economic rules didn't apply. It got us into a financial crisis.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - After 30 years of affiliation with the insurance industry, I have a deep appreciation for insurance agents.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - I was reading an obscure blog, "The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Special Needs Planning" by Scott Solkoff, when I saw a line that jumped out.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - December 2011 caused me to face my two biggest fears: surgery and prostate surgery in particular.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - When my childhood neighbor, Mark Buerger, Director of Communications for the Kentucky Special Olympics, asked if I would like to co-anchor the television broadcast for the finals of the Special Olympics basketball tournament, he picked the right guy.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - Internal Revenue Code section 401(k) is the only section of the US tax code that the average people can cite. They know it has something, and often everything, to do with whether or not they can retire with dignity.
Posted: 03/27/2013 - Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn't have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?"
Posted: 02/26/2013 - James, a happily married grandfather and father of four children, did not learn about divorce from firsthand, but it's hard to knock Dr. Stillwell's street cred.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - A friend recently lost her husband at a young age. She told me that men started coming on to her at the funeral. I see it all the time.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - The 20th anniversary of my father's death is Wednesday. This is my tribute to him.
Posted: 01/31/2013 - The vast majority of my financial and structured settlement clients live in rural areas. Early in my career, I noticed a distinct husband and wife pattern.