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The Age of Experience

Over the past couple years, the phrase "The Experience Age"--or, alternately, "The Age of Experience"--has become a way to explain how we relate to goods and services in our hyper-connected, always-online world.  In other words, to deeply connect there needs to be something that creates a memory, a feeling, or an emotional response beyond just…
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Back to school…

For all of us, the beginning of September marks the unofficial end of summer, a time to get back to work and life’s regular routine after a season of vacations and sunshine. For families with young children, the focus is also inevitably on getting their kids settled into their new academic year and the accompanying…
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Divorcing in September

A few days ago, Time Magazine tweeted a headline that, understandably, caught my eye: “Most Divorces Happen in These Two Months.” The article it linked to—on Health.com, from Time Health—explained that more divorces are initiated in August and March than during the others months of the year. It’s a subject I’ve been interviewed about many…
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On deciding to get divorced now…

A couple weeks ago, a headline in the The New York Times grabbed my attention. It read: "'Hurry Up and Get a Divorce?' For the Rich, There's an Incentive."   The piece explains that, as of January 1, 2019, alimony will not be tax deductible. For high net worth clients, that change, of course, can amount…
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