Bigger Picture, Hip-Hop

Drake: God’s Plan

I’ve been a closet Drake fan for awhile now; as someone who grew up listening to Tupac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang, and Doggystyle Snoop Dogg (don’t get me started on the rest of his albums), Drake doesn’t fit the same mold. But, it’s nearly impossible not to bob your head listening to his songs—I’ve been quietly enjoying every album he puts…

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What’s Wealth Mean To You?

Wealth: 1. an abudance of valuable material possessions or resources  2. abundant supply  3. a.) all property that has a money value or an exchangable value b.) all material objects that have economic utilty; especially: the stock of useful goods having economic value in existence at any one time. -Merriam-Webster Dictionary I had the opportunity to join Tim and Tom…

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The Rebrand Is Official

Well, it’s official: The DBA paperwork has been filed with the Secretary of the State of Indiana and approved, the ADV has been updated, and revamped logos are finalized–the change from RL Wealth Management to RLS Wealth Management is complete. And with no more plans to add to our family, there will be no more rebranding. Who knew all of…

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AAYB in 2018

It is said you are more likely stick with an intention to do something if you write it down or share with someone else. Instead of settling for just one form of reinforcement, I’m going with both–I’m writing these resolutions down and sharing them with you. The new year has brought a renewed focus for All About Your Benjamins and…

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Continuing The Momentum…

It is well-documented compound interest is one of the strongest forces known to man, and not too far behind compound interest is momentum. I think one of the factors that keep momentum from receiving more praise is momentum can fade and it requires work to keep it going. Compound interest just works–it doesn’t take much effort to keep it compounding.…

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Why I Want To Be Naked

“Using trust as a competitive advantage, modern firms are guided by transparency, ownership of attention, and consistent communication with current and prospective clients. We call them Naked Brands.” Sorry for the click bait…what I should have said is Why I Want RLWM (soon to be RLSWM) To Be A “Naked Brand”…but that wouldn’t have been as attention-grabbing. Early in my…

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Memorial WOD for Artie Stevens

CrossFitters can be annoying–we post pictures of torn hands, sweat angels, and our workouts. We constantly talk about PRs, our Paleo snacks, and macronutrient counts. I get why non-CrossFitters don’t always like us. But, no matter how annoying we can be with our love for CrossFit, one thing cannot be denied, CrossFitters are a part of an amazing community. Today,…

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