Lorin Bice Blog

A Little Help From My Friends

I was talking to my friend Gary the other day when — out of the blue — he asked, “Who writes your blog?”  Summoning feigned indignation, I replied: “I (pause for effect) write my blog.” Gary is a good friend, so any umbrage or indignation was feigned. But it turned out he really was curious […]

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Inheritance: Pennies from Heaven, or Climate Change?

“Some people see pennies from heaven, while others see climate change.” – Taken from the one panel comic strip “Rubes,” by Leigh Rubin I got a big laugh out of that when I read it! Next, I thought of the people I know would complain if it was actually raining money; I imagine you did […]

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Milestones, purpose, and passion

As I drove to work this morning, I was tuned to the Jimmy Buffett channel on satellite radio as he sang A Pirate Looks at Forty. Since I’m a fan of his music, I happen to know that Mr. Buffett (the singer, not the Oracle of Omaha) will be looking at 72 on Christmas Day […]

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Freedom and Finance

Let’s get back to matters of personal finance after our whimsical journeys the last month or two, shall we?   I take my inspiration today from the recent Fourth of July celebration. I hope you celebrated more than a day off from the salt mines and celebrated this great — though not without flaws — land […]

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Career Transition: Financial Advisor to Supermodel?

Last week a friend asked me “why do you wear suspenders and a belt?” I’ve also had people tell me “my daddy/mamma told me that I should never trust a man that wears suspenders,” but that little nugget of folk wisdom never made sense to me. Supermodels wear suspenders… right? I do have several reasons […]

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