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Aug 15, 2018


In the 17th episode of the Confident Wealth Podcast, Bill Bush and Pete Bush from the Horizon Financial Group talk about a concept that Pete Bush refers to as distracted finance. Learn some strategies to prevent yourself from losing track of your financial goals.


Time Stamped Show Notes:

  •  00:55 – There are parallels between distracted finance and distracted driving.
  • 02:20 – At stop lights, most people are probably not checking their financial records.
  • 03:06 – You can’t do two things at once with full attention.
  • 06:30 – People get distracted with regards to their money.
  • 06:47 – People may not have a financial plan to get distracted from to start with.
  • 08:13 – Pay attention to your wealth like you do with your health—with regular check-ins.
  • 10:14 – Seek a financial advisor, and develop a plan.
  • 12:20 – Once you have a plan, take responsibility and see an advisor with a system in place.


3 Key Points:

  1. Many people don’t have a financial plan to be distracted from in the first place.
  2. Pay attention to your wealth like you do with your health—with regular


  1. Get your head out of today, and think three years into the future.


Tweetable Quotes:

-    “It’s all about being present right? You can’t be in two places at once.” – Pete Bush.

-    “The overwhelming majority of people don’t have the plan (financial) to begin with.” – Pete Bush.

-    “It’s really just about becoming present in your financial situation. Don’t take your eyes off of the road. Don’t look down on other things.” – Bill Bush.


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