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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the industry or emerging trends, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review or some other surprise. So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.

 

Friday, October 15, 2021

Original article here. Anyone who has tried to improve themselves will encounter the “routine problem.” If you have, you may have asked yourself, “How do I start building a routine, one that actually works for me?...

 

Friday, September 24, 2021

You never know what you might encounter at the infamous Beer Shed on the Alafia River! We had another great evening with our Clients during our monthly "Good Life Sunset Cruise". Visit our events page for future dates! https://www...

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

This fall, as our employees return to the office, our students to the classroom, our athletes to the field, many will be obsessed with perfection. The instructor didn’t think the student’s uniform was perfectly pressed, so...

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Even before COVID-19, America faced a crisis of poor nutrition aggravated by widespread food insecurity. Those underlying factors, researchers say, allowed the disease to decimate poor communities. More than 42% of Americans are obese,...

 

Friday, August 20, 2021

If you’re just beginning to exercise, start off slow with joint-friendly activities such as cycling or pool-based workouts. Moving your body around in water strengthens and supports your joints and provides a good amount of...

 

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Friday, August 13, 2021

Original article here. You can help your body fight off infection by paying attention to a few essentials. We live in challenging modern times, so maintaining a robust immune system is of utmost importance. Think of your immune system...

 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

We had a fantastic time with our Clients during our monthly "Good Life Sunset Cruise" down the Hillsborough and Alafia Rivers. Visit our events page for future dates! https://www.goodlifetampa.com/events

 

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Steady-state cardio such as walking or jogging are easy ways to slow down your heart rate after a workout, or to warm up stiff muscles on a rest day. Swimming is a low impact activity that may help reduce inflammation. Cycling...

 

Monday, July 26, 2021

Focus on growth, freedom & peace, instead of liabilities.

 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

John Fletcher, Managing Director and Wealth Advisor at Good Life Financial Advisors of Tampa Bay visited the LPL Financial headquarters in Fort Mill, SC.

 

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

I think as Americans we toss around the word free, but never really unpack what it means to be free. Sure we have liberties in this country, but what does it mean to be Free? Freedom to me has nothing to do with being wealthy and...

 

Friday, July 2, 2021

A comfortable retirement? College tuition for the kids? Maybe it's the ability to travel and see the world or build that dream house you've been talking about. Go ahead and take a moment to think about it... Whatever it is —...

 

Monday, June 14, 2021

One of the most commonly recommended ways to reduce stress is simply to get regular exercise. Relaxation techniques such as meditation, mindfulness and controlled breathing are also quite successful for many people. Beyond that (and by...

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday...

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Here are 3 ways doing yoga makes you tougher, and why you should incorporate yoga into your training routine right away: A yoga practice will help you feel good in your body and mind. The physical postures support you by lengthening...

 

Friday, May 14, 2021

We had a wonderful time with our Clients during our second "Good Life Sunset Cruise" down the Hillsborough and Alafia Rivers. Keep an eye out for future dates!

 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The past 15 months have been a terrific time to be an investor, however, the past 15 days have been far more turbulent. It can be painful to see those losses in your portfolio but during times like these, we encourage you to remember...

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting time. As you get to know your new surroundings and prepare to make your new house a “home,” it’s good to be aware of basic home maintenance tips every homeowner should know. If your...

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Looking forward to a much-needed vacation is one of life’s simple pleasures. It’s fun to look at all the rental properties available. What you may not know is that not all the listings or rental agents may be real. Here are...

 

Monday, May 3, 2021

To invest in stocks successfully, you need a long time horizon. Whether stocks rise or fall over short periods of time has little to do with a company's fundamental business strength. If you invest with an idea of taking money out next...

 

Monday, April 26, 2021

Time, money, and 6 tips for building a solid financial foundation: Do not be so conservative that your purchasing power fails to keep up with inflation. Do not be so aggressive that your portfolio - or a large chunk of it - goes up in...

 

Monday, April 19, 2021

There is no way to predict what the markets are going to do. It's easy to look back and see where you should have invested your dollars or where you could have grown your wealth. So how do you figure it out going forward? Simple... Buy...

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The thoracic spine is a resilient region and is not often an area of pain. However, tightness in the thoracic spine creates stress and potential for injury above and below. This tightness usually develops from poor sitting or standing...

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

We had a great time with our Clients during our first "Good Life Sunset Cruise" down Hillsborough and Alafia Rivers. Keep an eye out for future dates!

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Meal prepping is a great way to eat healthy, save money, and reduce food waste – but let’s be real, eating the same breakfast, lunch, and dinner four days in a row can get pretty boring, even for the best home chefs! Arm...

 

Thursday, March 18, 2021

If you are going to risk your hard-earned money in the stock market, you need an accurate depiction of the state of the world - one that balances the bad with the good, offers some context and provides a sense of optimism about the...

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Here are a few lessons from the golf course that can help you with your financial goals: Follow a RoutineIf you’ve ever watched a golf tournament, you may have noticed that many of the pros go through a routine before making a...

 

Thursday, March 4, 2021

We know the markets will go up and down and not every investment will produce premium results. So, focus on a diversified portfolio filled with a collection of strategically chosen investments, aligned to your goals and timeframe, that...

 

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Earning it every day is about resetting and raising the bar daily. It’s about not becoming complacent and thinking what we did yesterday is good enough for tomorrow. It’s about buy-in and commitment and pushing the status quo.

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Protect yourself from scammers using the coronavirus pandemic as a tool to lure you in with phishing and vaccine scams. Bottom Line Up Front Phishing is one of the top ways cybercriminals are accessing personal information. Be wary of...

 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Wind down to lower your heart rate. Taking a bath in evening can put your mind at ease. So do warm showers and heating pads. Making sure to leave enough time for sleep and to relax for at least an hour before bed. Set reminders for an...

 

Monday, January 11, 2021

Start planning for retirement early Nearly 70% of retirees said they would encourage their younger selves to start planning for retirement earlier in life: in their 20s, if possible. This isn't always easy to do, but even if you can...

 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

At this point, so much has happened in 2020 that you might think nothing could surprise you in 2021. Yet inevitably, things happen that you could never expect. That's bound to happen in the coming year as well. The one thing that...

 

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The end of the year is a great time to take care of financial matters and make sure your portfolio is in tip-top shape. These moves will help you get the new year started on the right foot. Rebalance Your Portfolio Back in February and...

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

When you face a challenge, before reacting, ask yourself these three questions: Do you see this challenge as a hardship or opportunity? When you’re outside of your comfort zone, do you label yourself anxious or excited? When you...

 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

America’s veterans have fought to defend our country, its values, and its interests since the first days of our founding. They have defeated tyrants, eliminated terrorists, and secured freedom at home and abroad. Their courage...

 

Friday, October 23, 2020

Thrive and Finish the Year Strong! 1. BUILD A ROUTINE. Most of us don’t like uncertainty. When our normal routine is altered, we do best when we develop a new schedule. Plan your activities each day, so you can know what to...

 

Thursday, September 24, 2020

3 Steps To Stay On-Course. Step 1: Have a Strategic Anchor – This is your why. It’s the bigger picture and will guide your decision process. Step 2: Contingency Plan – No plan survives first contact. Know that the...

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Do You Have The Pandemic Mindset? Here are 3 steps to help you thrive during times of uncertainty: PLAN: Figure out where you are and where you want to go. Then, identify your strengths and limitations to guide you towards your goal....

 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Do not spend your time worrying about what might happen. Spend your time enjoying what God has given you!

 

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Be a long-term investor, not a weak-kneed speculator. Markets will rise and fall. Recessions and booms will happen. Stay focused on the long term. Fear is never a reason to sell.

 

Monday, June 1, 2020

Life is full of inconveniences, delays, people that don’t do right. You’re never going to stop these things from happening; the key is how we handle them. You have a spirit of discipline and self control- no one can take...

 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Shout out to Cash Davis for graduating from USF in Mechanical Engineering at home! Congratulations to all quarantined 2020 graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic! Good Life Financial Advisors of Tampa Bay are proud of you all!

 

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Happy Mother's Day to all of the selfless women out there who inspire, motivate, and remind us to be a better person everyday!

 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

This mix was inspired by the legendary Bruce “Global” Bruning of Juno Beach, Florida. Quick and easy to make, The Global is the ideal Cinco de Mayo cocktail. The Citrónge orange liqueur compliments the lime juice and...

 

Friday, April 24, 2020

Stay calm and keep a long-term perspective. Maintain a balanced and broadly diversified portfolio. Balance equity portfolios with a mix of dividend-paying companies and growth stocks. Choose companies with a strong history of...

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

It might be hard to believe given how crazy things are right now, but the smart way to handle your portfolio today is the same way you should handle your portfolio all the time. Invest for the long run. Don't invest money that you'll...

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The country is facing something that we have never had to deal with before as COVID-19 impacts every aspect of our lives. Now, more than ever, it is critical to continue to nurture our mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Hope...

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Good Life Financial Advisors of Tampa Bay!

 

Friday, February 28, 2020

The Navy SEAL Corona Virus Survival Kit Clean drinking water. Water filtration straw. High-calorie Survival Meals that require no water or heat. We call these Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) in the military. Buy only from trusted commercial...

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Even our clients' dogs are living the Good Life! This is “Gunner” hanging out in our Wellness Lounge.

 

Monday, February 3, 2020

On Friday, January 31st, we held a Ribbon Cutting Celebration with the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. This special event commemorates our official location as Good Life Financial Advisors of Tampa Bay. We thank our clients,...

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Thank you for making our holiday open house so special!

 

Monday, December 9, 2019

We had a blast participating in the 18th Annual Brokers on Bikes drive for Toys for Tots!

 

Friday, November 1, 2019

We had fun celebrating Halloween at Good Life! Congratulations to our Halloween basket winner Annette Frisbe!

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

READING, PA — September 17, 2019 — Good Life announces a new partnership with John S. Fletcher and Michele C. Davis, two Tampa Bay-based wealth advisors with nearly 50 years of combined experience in the financial industry...