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      Boca Pointe Advisor from page 12                      6. I am very reluctant to share this problem as it is      a) This is a very common practice lately. Many men
                                                         quite personal. My husband and I have always been very   are looking for love in all the wrong places. Try to confirm
      of $500 a person. He explained the cost of going would   romantic. But recently we have had problems in the   what this woman told you. It might not be true. Ask to see
      far exceed that, so we are saving a lot of money by not   bedroom. I do not know what to do. I imagine you have   photos of his dead wife and insist on visiting the gravesite
      going. He is a divorce attorney, makes plenty of money,   given advice before to couples with intimacy problems.   with him.
      and this is his 2nd marriage while it is the 3rd marriage   What can I do to get the spark back?        b) Next time he comes to your place, ask him as a favor
      for his new bride, who happens to be 28 years younger      a) Shave any facial hairs, hair on legs, and make sure   to do your laundry. If he has no clue how to turn on the
      than he is. We think he is being unreasonable. What do   your armpits are clean shaven. From your inquiry, your   washer or dryer, he was married and assume he is grieving
      you suggest?                                       foreign background customs differ from American values.   like you.
         a) Switch subjects. Tell him you are getting divorced   So, make these changes and we think your husband will      c) Forget about this guy and start getting close to the
      and ask him if he would represent you. The court date is   respond.                                  tall, long legged woman that is constantly coming on to
      the same date as his wedding so you cannot make it. Also,      b) Remove your burka.                 you.
      you are not attending any social functions and saving all      c) When in bed, put the TV on any R rated show     d) Steal his wallet. If he only has a picture of his dog,
      your money for legal costs.                           d) Stop going to bed in sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and   you have your answer.
         b) We think his request is fine. What we find disturbing   knee-high socks, unless you plan on playing soccer in      8. My husband has not been able to stop smoking. He
      is his request to make checks payable to his new wife.   bed.                                        has tried many times, but the addiction is just too strong.
      This does not seem kosher to us.                      7. I have been going to a local bereavement group as   I heard about a new approach where his mouth is stapled
         c) Tell them you have been to Dubai for his prior 2   I recently lost my husband. I have gotten attached to a   shut and all food and water go thru a patch located on the
      weddings and the 3rd time is not a charm.          very nice gentleman and we have gone out a few times.   top of his head. He gets all his nutrients by a movement like
         d) Ask him to loan you the money for the trip and   One of the other women told me he was in the group just   bobbing for apples. The doctor showed us recent studies
      gift and you would be very happy to attend, but only if   to meet women. Should I confront him with this or just   with very good results. Should he start bobbing or not.
      everyone wears masks.                              let it go?                                           a) Find out if your husband has ever bobbed. This could
                                                                                                           be tricky.
                                                                                                              b) Make sure your husband is a good swimmer and can
                                                                                                           hold his breath for at least 2 minutes.
                                                                                                              c) Find out who buys the staples and if you get a senior
                                                                                                              d) Factor in the cost of a new hairpiece.
                               Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.                                         9. I live in one of the Promenade hi rise buildings. I
                                                                                                           love it but find it very uncomfortable whenever someone
                      Arthur Rottenstein                             Charles A. Hall, III                  else is in the elevator with me. It always seems that unless
                      Registered Securities                          President and Founder, C3WM           I say hello first, the other person will never say hello to
                                                                                                           me. What is the correct protocol?
                      Principal                                      Financial Advisor, RJFS                  a) Stop initiating class action suits against the complex.
                      561-241-6616                                   561-465-8902                             b) Press every button and then ask them what floor they
                      ArthurRottenstein@                                                                   are going to.
                                                                                                             c) Keep your head down, stare at the floor and remain
                                                                      silent. If someone says hello, its ok to say hello back.
                                         301 Yamato Road, Suite 3160                                          d) Stop bringing your two pit bulls with you in the
                                             Boca Raton, FL 33431                                          elevator. They are  very  intimidating. Especially  when
            Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. and                                                     they show their teeth and have saliva dripping from their
                                                                                                           mouth. This could be the reason why your neighbors are
                         Arthur Rottenstein are pleased                                                    afraid to even look at you, let alone say anything.
                                                                                                             10. Many years ago my husband and I bought a time

                                                                                                           share. With no children and recently moving into Stratford
                             to announce the addition of                                                   Court, we no longer can enjoy the use of it. We get a lot of
                                                                                                           calls to buy it but have not had a serious offer. We don’t
                                                                                                           want to give it away. Help please.
                                      Charles A. Hall, III                                                   Share in The Bermuda Triangle will be very difficult. Sell
                                                                                                             a) Even though real estate is booming, selling your Time

                President and Founder, C3WM, Financial Advisor, RJFS                                       if you can.

                                                                                                             b) If not, donate it to Faith Farms. They will take
                                                                                                              c) Leave it in your will to someone you don’t like.
                                                                                                             d) Put it up for sale in the next Silent Auction at
            With more than 24 years of experience in financial services, Charles is dedicated                Stratford Court.
          to  helping  individuals  meet  their  financial  needs  by  developing  investment
                                                                                                             The author of this Advice Column, Alan Arnold lives in
          plans around their long-term goals and risk tolerance. His extensive experience                    Southwinds, Meridiana, La Paz, and has a seasonal rental
          navigating shifts in the markets enables him to help clients structure balanced                  in the Edgewater Estates. 
          portfolios to address their specific financial goals.
            He  began  his  financial  services  career  in  1996  with  FMSbonds,  Inc.,  then              Starting A Single
          moved to First Miami Securities, where he worked for 11 years. From there, he

          transitioned to Wells Fargo Advisors in 2007 in the Fort Lauderdale offices. In                    Women’s Friend/
          2020, he moved his practice to Raymond James, finding its client-first culture
          aligned with his values. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Florida                   Support Group
          International University. He has served South Florida-area investors for his entire                In Boca Pointe

          career and looks forward to helping them meet their financial goals for many
          years to come.                                                                                       If you are a woman living in Boca Pointe who lives
            Making sure your wealth continues to work in support of the goals you have                      alone, as I do, perhaps you would like to join me in a
          established takes careful planning. Such planning is not a single event – it is a                 friend/support group. We can talk, get to know each
                                                                                                            other, and provide emotional and other types of support
          process. As your life circumstances change, so must the investment strategies                     to each other during this difficult time. We can meet over
          used to stay on course toward meeting your objectives. That is why Charles works                  zoom and perhaps outside in person. If interested, please
                                                                                                            contact me at and I will respond at
          with you, one on one, to design investment strategies targeted to your specific                   my earliest convenience. 
          needs and goals. Although he does not provide tax advice, he will help you stay

          current with tax law changes and estate plan issues.                                                           Attention
          Originally from Miami, he now lives in Boca Raton with his spouse, Rana. They
          have two children, Ashleigh and Addison. In his free time, Charles enjoys golfing                            Boca Pointe
          and fishing.                                                                                                  Residents!

        Arthur Rottenstein is a Registered Securities Principal and Branch Manager with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. in Boca   Flatten All Your Boxes!
        Raton and founder of He has been managing the financial affairs of a number of select families in South Florida
        since 1982. Please feel free to call for an appointment at (561) 241-6616 or email him at arthur.rottenstein@raymondjames.     Our recycling trucks do not pick up your cardboard boxes
        com. Please feel free to visit his website at offered through Raymond James Financial
        Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisory Services offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.  if they are not flattened. Instead, they go to trash and are burned
                                                                                                            with regular refuse....lost revenue for residents of Boca Pointe. 
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