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By Oaken Financial November 06, 2019
Dave may describe his life as “simple”, but there’s a lot to be said about seeking an unassuming lifestyle, and Dave will be the first to tell you that true happiness is not based merely on your possessions. read more
By Oaken Financial September 25, 2019
It’s interesting to hear Ted describe how much easier it was for a young person to build a career back “in his day”. As Ted remembers it, in those days, if you had an undergraduate degree companies were eager to hire you and put you on the fast-track to middle management. read more
By Oaken Financial August 22, 2019
By all accounts, Patricia and Ian have adjusted well to retirement, thanks largely to having the foresight and discipline to plan for their financial needs. However, as they discuss in this latest Saversodes video, the path to getting there was not always smooth. read more
By Oaken Financial July 23, 2019
At some point or other, almost everyone struggles with the sensation of feeling a little “out of balance”. For those experiencing this phenomenon, the source can often be traced to some form of conflict or external stress. read more
The expression carpe diem, loosely translated from the original Latin, means to “seize the day” or “live for the moment”. Today, this same sentiment is found in the expression “you only live once”, or, as you’ve probably seen online, “YOLO”! read more
By Oaken Financial June 10, 2019
By his own admission, Marc is a frugal individual. He also has a long history of trying to live in an environmentally responsible manner, and it is personally important for him that his investments align with his values and ethics. read more
By Oaken Financial May 22, 2019
You’ve probably heard stories about how people have been able to save astonishingly large amounts of money, simply by throwing their spare change into a jar they keep on their dresser at the end of each day. read more
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