Become a Social Media Pro!

Social media matters! How you portray yourself online has a lot to do with the story you create about yourself. Build a positive brand by creating a constructive and authentic presence on your social media channels. Use this guide to get started, and gain some insights into what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to the digital world…

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Stuck at a Crossroads? How to Find the Right Home

While house hunting is considerably more fun than budgeting for your journey, it comes with its own unique challenges. Talk to your agent—not just explaining what you want, but why you are buying—and they may show you homes you wouldn't have otherwise considered. Before you begin house hunting, have you done the following?…

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The Upside of Stress

Most of us do everything we can to avoid stress. But new research has shown that if we learn to befriend stress, we will actually be happier and more effective in our lives. Dr. Kelly McGonigal is an acclaimed author, health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University. Her 2013 TED talk, “How to Make Stress Your Friend” is one of the most visited TED talks of all time, with over 19 million views. Here are some of her top tips for accepting and embracing stress…

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Why Fewer Millennials are Buying Homes (survey)

Millennials are having a tougher time purchasing homes than previous generations. With student loan debt, credit card debt, and many millennials not believing they have enough for a down payment, being just a few reasons. Let’s look at some numbers compiled in a survey of 2,000 millennials. And let Brizzi Financial help overcome some of these obstacles!

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All in to Win

We all want to succeed in life, but sometimes it can feel as if we’ve been dealt a hand that’s impossible to play. Faced with difficulties, we struggle with doubt, we’re indecisive, and we can even develop a tendency to give up. When that happens, our true talents lie dormant and we never get to experience our full potential or what could have been. How can we change this trajectory?…

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Become an Exceptional Leader

In Warren Buffett’s Omaha office, there is only one certificate hanging on his wall: it’s a diploma he received from Dale Carnegie’s public speaking course in 1952. Carnegie authored the legendary book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” in 1936. Buffett read the book at age 15, and the lessons changed his life. Below are some major takeaways from the book’s four main themes...

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Manners Maketh Money

In today’s self-absorbed society, someone who practices good manners really stands out. Basic good manners have declined so much in recent years that those who are courteous and respectful are memorable for all the right reasons. Good manners are no longer just a reflection of your good character – they are also a unique advantage that can help set you apart in a crowded marketplace!

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