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Giving Back  |  Giving back

Hammond Iles is Proud to support the Bridge

The Bridge Family Center’s annual Children's Charity Ball was held in January. Hammond Iles is proud to support the Bridge because it helps kids through its youth development programs, support groups and residential programs. Greg Hammond and his wife Karen attended the festive evening featuring a live auction emcee'd by Scot Haney of WFSB.

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Giving Back  |  Legacy Planning  |  legacy planning

Happier and Healthier in 2 Minutes      

 Did you know you can be happier and healthier by simply reflecting on what you’re grateful for? A recent research study by psychologists, Dr. Robert A. Emmons of the University of California, Davis, and Dr. Michael E. McCullough of the University of Miami, asked 3 groups of participants to write a few sentences each week focused on a specific topic. One group wrote about what they were grateful for, a second group wrote about what irritated or angered them, and a third group wrote about events in their lives that either positively or negatively affected them.

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Family Inventory Workbook

Family Inventory Workbook

Use this free workbook to gather a comprehensive list of all information pertaining to your family’s current financial picture!

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CT childrens  |  Giving Back

Matching Gifts for CT Children's Medical Center

TEAM Connecticut Children's raised a total of $51,353.00 for the medical center in the Eversource Hartford Marathon on Saturday, October 8.  The amount of generosity that poured in from runners’ friends and family is absolutely amazing. Donations are still coming in to help CT Children’s Medical Center reach their goal of $55,000. Greg Hammond ran the half marathon with the team raising $2,295. Hammond Iles Wealth Advisors will match the funds Greg raised.

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CT Children's Medical Center  |  Giving Back  |  Hartford Half Marathon

We're Running to Help Kids!

Greg Hammond will once again run the Eversource Hartford Half Marathon on Saturday, October 8, 2016. As part of TEAM CT CHILDREN'S he’s running to raise funds for the amazing work they do at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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Giving Back  |  Legacy Planning  |  Wealth Management  |  charitable giving  |  wealth management

You Were Meant to Soar

In his book, Run With the Horses, Eugene Peterson shares how a bird teaches its young to fly. Three young swallows were perched on a dead branch that stretched out over a lake."One adult swallow got alongside the chicks and started shoving them out toward the end of the branch—pushing, pushing, pushing... The end one fell off.

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Giving Back  |  Legacy Planning

Your Talents - Where Do You Use Them?

Sharing your talents for a moment, even on a New York city bus. . . Although Agapi graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts with many accolades and awards, she went through years of auditions without getting the parts she wanted.  As time passed, she became discouraged and began to question her skill.  In her book Unbinding the Heart, Agapi Stassinopoulos tells about a life-changing epiphany she had on a New York city bus. Here’s what she experienced:

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