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E109 Do You Need Forced Savings?

E109 Do You Need Forced Savings?

Whether you’re “disciplined” with money, or cash just flows through your pocket, don’t worry: As long as you know yourself, you can set up systems for your success.

First, we’ll have a fun little quiz so we can know ourselves, our habits, etc.

Then, we’ll talk about some systems to help folks save without willpower.

And lastly, our bonus tip: one type of forced savings you should avoid.

E108 Frugal is Forever

E108 Frugal is Forever

How do you approach saving for retirement? Some people focus on earning more, while others on spending less (not mutually exclusive, by the way). Then there are the frugals.

The Frugal/minimalist movement is at the very end of the spectrum of cost-consciousness, bordering on a monk-like existence.

Let’s talk about 3 common rationales for frugality, and then 3 reasons why this is dangerously limited thinking (the last reason is the most important)

E107 Why Selling Artwork is Hard in Probate

E107 Why Selling Artwork is Hard in Probate

Lately, I’ve read a lot about owning artwork to diversify your assets. This may be a good idea as an investment, but as an Executor, we’ll share with you 5 reasons it’s very hard to sell or liquidate artwork, especially in probate.

And at the end, we’ll share 2 tips on how to make selling art in probate a little bit easier.

Anthony S. Park

Anthony S. Park

Executor, Attorney, Entrepreneur

I’m a New York executor and attorney, helping folks with estates, real estate, and inheritance.

I’m also an entrepreneur, ranging from running a factory in east Africa to local retail businesses.

I also podcast and write books, to share knowledge about how to make your legal and money matters easier.