Stories

As we wade through this pandemic that has swept across the globe, we’re dealing with something that bothers me. I imagine it’s bothered generations before me. That is the unknown. Sometimes the unknown can spur wonder—like when I wonder what is just beyond Pluto and then what is just beyond that....

As I am sitting in my bedroom….I mean, my office, I’m reflecting on our new “normal”.  My oldest is doing college online from the dining room table. My middle daughter was sent home from her Americorps service year in California.  And my youngest daughter attends her Zoom class meetings in her best sweats, lamenting the missed Senior year activities. ...

You may not know that I struggle with anxiety sometimes. I’m learning practices to cope; to retrain my brain and to develop new habits. One of those habits is cultivating a spirit of thanksgiving and I’m trying to incorporate a daily (or even more frequent) routine to awaken my gratefulness....

When I was in high school and college, I was fortunate to work for a patient home remodeler who taught me everything I know about repairing and maintaining a home....

Surely, you’ve heard the story of the tortoise and the hare.  The beloved life lesson yielding story of the over-confident rabbit and the humble turtle.  Spoiler alert:  The humble turtle wins....

We are honored to celebrate 50 years serving our amazing clients. We are grateful to have built relationships that have lasted multiple generations. From the very start of WDW Financial, our team has been committed to putting people first....

Are you charitably inclined?  Do you regularly financially support your house of worship or your favorite causes?  Do you also have investments in non-IRA accounts that have appreciated significantly?...

As several of our clients know, I was very fortunate to recently run the Western States Endurance Run, which covers 100 miles on the trails from Squaw Valley Olympic Village to Auburn, CA. This is the oldest and most storied ultramarathon in the country and perhaps the world....