About Billy Lanter 5 posts published

Only Time Will Tell For Retail

I was recently interviewed by a reporter from financial-planning.com wanting my take on the growing number of retailers looking to enter the financial services industry. Notable names like Costco, Walmart and Amazon have rolled out current plans or are publicly discussing their interest in the industry. Technology has...

When Money Doesn’t Matter

Pop Quiz: what three things do you value most in this world?  It shouldn’t take long as whatever comes to mind first is probably your truest answer.  Common responses often include family, faith, friends or similar references.  Now think of the happiest moments in your life.  What memories...

Seatbelts, Please

A few years ago I was on a flight when the captain announced that there could be rough air ahead. Shortly thereafter, a very quick command came from the cockpit with a simple message… “Seatbelts, please.” For most people on the flight, this was a nonevent, as frequent...