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One thing that I experienced on every team that I played for in the NFL, was engagement. And one of the things I see lacking in many of the companies that I speak to, or broadcast with, is engagement.  We rarely practice engaging one another when...

I recently sat down with someone to help them start investing. I began as I always do by asking what companies they already know. We were watching a football game at the time, so I asked when this person thought ESPN was going to stop...

I had two different types of coaches throughout my NFL career. One coach would consistently discuss all the ways in which we could fail before going into a game. The other type would focus on how our strengths would be utilized to win a game,...

Do you have an investment strategy? Making money without an investment strategy is like an offense in the NFL going to the line of scrimmage without a snap count.  In every game, there are going to be seventy plays all started by the sound of ‘Hike!’ A...

Ryan Partnered with UCHealth and led a panel on fatherhood with Denver Bronco Justin Simmons and sports psychologist Dr. Justin Ross. They discussed the ins and outs of becoming a father and what worked for them not only as fathers, as husbands as well....

The decision to rent or own is something that many of my NFL teammates and I have made at various times in our careers. But I believe that ownership can be one of the most empowering actions that we take as individuals. Ownership builds communities. When...

Ryan spoke about financial literacy to ’Googlers’ around the globe! He weaved His experience in the NFL with the topics of planning, spending, investing, and how to let the money you make affect your mental health in a positive way....

Ryan was an honored guest for the Japan American Soviet of Colorado’s annual event and 30 year celebration. Ryan even got in the ring with Yama, 2x Sumo world champion and John wick 2 stars....

I was asked by a young Pittsburgh Steeler teammate to help him plan his money. I must have told him a dozen times, “Do not go and buy a new car.” But in his first year, making $550,000 ($300K after taxes and agent fees), he...