Category: Don McNay

Courtside At The Special Olympics

Courtside At The Special Olympics

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I think the Special Olympics and the Olympics are actually pretty similar. We all have dreams and we all have goals. And you have to work hard to accomplish your dreams and goals.”
– Michael Phelps

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When 401(K) Came Into Our Lives

When 401(K) Came Into Our Lives

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Internal Revenue Code section 401(k) is the only section of the U.S. tax code that the average people can cite. They know it has something, and often everything, to do with whether or not they can retire with dignity.

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Life Lessons On Finding A Good Advisor

Life Lessons On Finding A Good Advisor

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

I think about this Mayor Daley quote a lot. Like any businessperson, I have hired tremendous people, and I have hired some who didn’t quite work out. Like Jesus, I’ve been denied, doubted and betrayed, but also like Jesus, I’ve found smart and loyal people who help me get my message out.

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Life Lessons From A Streetwise Guy

Life Lessons From A Streetwise Guy

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A well-connected friend in New Orleans took me to the critically acclaimed Galatoire’s restaurant – a fine dining experience at one of the top restaurants in the United States.

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Bob Babbage, Kentucky’s Top Lobbyist

Bob Babbage, Kentucky’s Top Lobbyist

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

I graduated from college in 1981. At the time, my alma mater, Eastern Kentucky University, and Western Kentucky University were fierce rivals in football, basketball and everything else.

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Keep Your Friends Not So Close And Enemies Even Further Away

Keep Your Friends Not So Close And Enemies Even Further Away

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

A friend recently lost her husband at a young age. She told me that men started coming on to her at the funeral. I see it all the time.

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Dr. James Stillwell & The Art Of Divorce Recovery

Dr. James Stillwell & The Art Of Divorce Recovery

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“For the Good Times” hit the charts about the time that my mother and father divorced. For the rest of his life, it was one of dad’s favorite songs.

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Guns, Money And Stereotypes

Guns, Money And Stereotypes

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The vast majority of my financial and structured settlement clients live in rural areas. Early in my career, I noticed a distinct husband and wife pattern.

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Al Smith, Getting His 50-Year Wings

Al Smith, Getting His 50-Year Wings

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

I got to witness a fascinating event this month: the 50-year celebration of when journalist Al Smith stopped drinking and started his journey
to greatness.

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Is It Time To Make A Bold Move?

Is It Time To Make A Bold Move?

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a serious multitasking moment, I’m reading “Beautiful Outlaw,” a fascinating take on the personality of Jesus by John Eldredge, and flipping back to “Bruce,” an all-encompassing biography of Bruce Springsteen by Peter Carlin.

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