Living healthy (and wealthy) is a marathon, not a sprint. It requires decades of dedication, passion, and perhaps a little help to the finish line along the way.

Troy Garcia is enthusiastic about sports, having had a career in high school and collegiate baseball, but it’s more than just the wins. This helped Troy learn the value of being a team player and staying strong until the game is won.

He brings this attitude to The Marathon, delivering insightful tips – from the perspective of a CFP® –fueled with a sporty edge. His goal is to help you achieve gains with your financial fitness and financial health (without losing focus on that one rep max or golf swing you’re working on!)

Get to the finish line of your financial life in The Marathon. Read More About Troy

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Dealing with financial stress and unexpected expenses

As I sat inside my home on a sweltering Saturday in Florida, I was thinking of one thing: college football. Not work, not yoga, not the gym… and certainly not the financial stress I was about to deal with. Feeling some unwanted heat in the room, I jumped up and went to my thermostat and […]

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Exercise equipment – on a budget

As we approach the cooler time of year – at least for Florida — my wife and I look to get out of the house more than usual. By that I mean take more walks, do more exercise or even try something totally new. Lately, we discussed mountain biking. (Yes, it’s still called “mountain biking” […]

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Volunteering helps you stay happy, healthy, and active

As a volunteer and board member for multiple charities in my community, I work on projects that I am passionate about rather than working to receive a paycheck. Everyone has skills and abilities that just about any charity can benefit from, whether its physical work or wisdom. Did you know that volunteering isn’t just beneficial […]

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Meal kits: eating healthy and saving money

I think just about anyone can relate to this conversation: “What do you want to do for dinner?” I asked my wife as she was driving home from work. “I don’t care… what do you want to do?” This is typical for us, and it usually ends up with one of three options: Where to […]

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The key to reducing debt: your mental game

Both reducing debt and dieting are very simple concepts: You spend more than you make and gain debt. You eat more calories than you burn and gain weight. If getting out of debt is so easy, then what causes us to keep spending? Or keep eating, for that matter? It comes down to one thing: […]

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