Wes Cassell

Wes Cassell

Wes has worked in the field of healthcare IT for the last eight years and resides in Tennessee with his wife, son and dog Devo. A proponent of health, fitness and personal development, Wes thrives on helping others become better versions of themselves. He enjoys all sports, particularly basketball, baseball and golf. However, running has become his passion, and he can typically be found logging his daily miles with Devo. Although he has never pursued a financial career, Wes is an avid investor and likes teaching others about investing and personal finance. In his work, Wes loves to incorporate humor and wit while providing value.

Three Days That Taught Me to Appreciate My Wife

One weekend a couple of years ago totally changed my perspective on marriage. In one harrowing experience, my blatant inadequacies as a husband and a father were totally exposed and I was able to see my wife as the superwoman that she truly is. I know our readers appreciate context, so let me tell you [ keep reading ]

Four Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Often referred to as a miracle beverage, this drink has been around for centuries and is one of the most healthy things you can consume. Green tea is absolutely loaded with antioxidants and a whole host of other beneficial nutrients. Regularly drinking green [ keep reading ]

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time comparing myself to others. Its something I’ve struggled with my entire life. I blame my competitive nature. I was raised in sports and competition. Growing up, I was seldom alone and always with cousins and friends. Playing ball was [ keep reading ]

Cultivate Confidence and Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Confidence. Idiots have too much of it and genuinely awesome people have too little of it. To many, the stereotypical confident person is an extroverted individual who possesses a natural magnetism. Charismatic extroverts seemingly ooze confidence, while timid introverts tip-toe their way through life without it. Interestingly, some of the most extroverted people I’ve ever [ keep reading ]

3 Cinderellas That Could Bust Brackets

March Madness is upon us, and in March we live for Cinderellas. For those not familiar with the term Cinderella in this context: a Cinderella is basically an underdog team that makes a miraculous rags-to-riches run in the NCAA tournament, knocking off higher-seeded powerhouse teams and busting brackets. Every year there’s a new Cinderella, a [ keep reading ]

Is it Time to Get Defensive With Your Portfolio?

In life, there are peaks and valleys. There are times when you feel on top of the world and nothing can go wrong. Then there are times when you feel as if nothing goes right and you’re at rock bottom. As different as they may feel, good and bad times both have something in common: [ keep reading ]

March Madness: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

March is a transitional month that sees longer days and a renewed sense of optimism that only the warmth of Spring can bring. For basketball fans, March is the greatest month of the year. During this magical time, the college basketball season culminates in a climactic finish known as the NCAA Tournament. Also known as [ keep reading ]

Could an Apple a Day Really Keep the Doctor Away?

These days, it seems there are new “superfoods” making headlines every week. With all this hype about superfoods, there is one tried and trusted food that may be getting overlooked. Apples are the original superfood. Nutritional powerhouses, apples are one of the most beneficial foods a person can consume. The health benefits of apples range [ keep reading ]

3 Ways Running Prepares You for a Life of Success

Exercise is a big part of a healthy lifestyle. Of the many types of exercise, distance running is one of the best and most practical. A healthy lifestyle that includes a running routine can have astounding benefits, both physical and mental. Undoubtedly, one of the greatest things about running is its simplicity. All you need [ keep reading ]

We Don’t Deserve Dogs

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras Dogs are the greatest. I love dogs and couldn’t imagine life without my pupper. It’s not always been this way. My love for canines is relatively new. In fact, just a few short years ago I was adamantly against owning [ keep reading ]


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