Monthly Archives: May 2021

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Episode 25: Financial and Life Lessons for Young Adults



We all have a story to tell.

What stories are you telling your young adult children? 

Eric Tashlein has learned quite a few lessons during his time — so much so that he plans to write a book about these life lessons for his children and grandchildren. 

In this episode, get a sneak peek at the knowledge Eric has gained in his personal, financial, and business life. He shares these stories in hopes to inspire you to also draw from your experience and begin a productive conversation with your children today!

You will learn:

  • The importance of starting to save early 
  • Reasons why vacations and breaks are great opportunities to plan ahead 
  • When it’s a good time to take calculated risks
  • Introducing the idea of stretch goals to young adults 
  • Acknowledging others as a sign of respect and empathy 
  • Helping young adults find balance and mindfulness 
  • And more!

Join Eric today as he guides you around tackling the personal finance talk with your young adult children or grandchildren!

Resources:  Eric Tashlein | Connecticut Capital Management Group: (203) 877-1520  | About Robert Frost“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost | About Theodore Roosevelt | Quotes and Speeches by Theodore Roosevelt | About  Mike Tyson | “1980 Men’s U.S. Hockey Team” – Underdog Story | About Howard Marks


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Episode 24: What Every Business Owner Should Know About “Shark Tank”



If you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, Shark Tank is a reality television series in which entrepreneurs make business presentations to a panel of five investors, or “sharks,” who decide whether to invest in their company.

In this episode, join Eric Tashlein as he explains the show’s overall theme from a contestant and entrepreneur’s perspective so that you can learn some of the program’s key lessons. More importantly, Eric highlights how business owners can use Shark Tank as a tool to plan for better wealth outcomes, something that Connecticut Capital is all about. 

You will learn:

  • What you need to know before going on Shark Tank
  • Why you should identify your market and competitive advantage factors 
  • Which business ideas might succeed on the show 
  • What it looks like to align with a Shark Tan” investor or venture capitalist (VC)
  • Why it’s crucial for contestants and entrepreneurs to know their Shark Tank investor
  • And more!

Join Eric today and discover how this information-packed show can educate business owners in growing and/or selling their businesses! 

Resources: Eric Tashlein | Brian Parke | Connecticut Capital Management Group: (203) 877-1520  | “Shark Tank” | About | Meet The Sharks | Daymond John | Barbara Corcoran | “Undercover Billionaire”