• Treavor Dodsworth

#50 - Embrace the Challenge


This has been a tough year for many. Recently, I was talking with a friend and fellow financial advisor that was trying to decide if he should send his child to school. He said something to the effect of “It’s incredibly stressful, but it’s a challenge and an interesting experience to adapt to.”


I found his real but positive response refreshing and it reminded me of a very simple phrase that I heard someone say - “Embrace every challenge with excitement.” Challenges often provide a learning experience and an opportunity to improve ourselves even further beyond where we once were.


By no means do I want to cheapen the very real things people are dealing with but I found this perspective refreshing and thought you might as well. Embrace the challenges of this week. There may be positive opportunities you didn’t see before.

Interesting Article(s) or Video(s)

IRA Help - Recharacterizations of IRA Contributions Is Still Here

  • Many people don’t realize that IRA contributions can be changed from one type to another in certain situations.

Dreams - Your Life In Numbers

  • Fascinating infographic that attempts to break down the amount of time we do various activities in our lives. Per this article, we spend 7 years of our lives just trying to get to sleep.

Thank you for reading! Do you tend to approach challenges with excitement?

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