Richard Ward

Richard Ward is a financial advisor who holds the CERTIFIED FINANICAL PLANNER TM professional certification with a passion for helping people find their purpose in life. Richard believes that the secret to living life well and leaving a lasting legacy is found by making contributions in our communities that help others prosper.

Richard Ward

Why Resilience is the Key to Success for Nonprofit Leaders

Leading a non-profit requires knowledge, experience, passion, compassion and hard work. But then why do so many leaders who apply these principles to their work often burn out? It’s because they’re missing another vital piece…resilience. According to the book “Resilience That Works: Eight Practices for Leadership and Life”, resilience means more than just bouncing back …

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Living a Richer Life

I tell people that my mission is to help more people “live richer lives”, which invokes their curiosity. Being somewhat unclear, they often ask, “What does that mean?” I’m always glad as this is one of my favorite subjects to talk about. While many wonder if they will ever find greater new roles for their …

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Philanthropy for the Rest of Us: Age and Charitable Giving Benefits

You’re definitely not in Bill Gates’ league, but you do pride yourself on being a loyal supporter of one or more important philanthropic causes. You may have started small a number of years ago, but now days you’ve budgeted several thousands of dollars annually to support your favorite organizations. Likely, you complete this either with …

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Philanthropy for the Rest of Us: Smarter Annual Giving

You’re definitely not in Bill Gates’ league, but you do pride yourself on being a loyal supporter of one or more important philanthropic causes. You may have started giving small a number of years ago, but now days you’ve budgeted several thousands of dollars annually to support your favorite organizations. Likely, you complete this either …

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