April 2019 Featured Title: Owning the Dash

By Emily Evans-Miller

Every month we feature a title we think really shines. This month’s featured title is Owning the Dash by Anthony C. Delauney, releasing April 2, 2019!

Why We Love It

April is Financial Literacy month, and Owning the Dash is full of information and best practices that will set your family’s feet on the path to financial fitness. It’s also a book with heart:  Anthony’s goal is to provide families with strong financial resources, giving them the best possible opportunities for success and happiness. But what really sets this book apart is its unique, heartfelt inspiration. Anthony tells it best himself.


From the Author

On January 17, 2015, my cousin, Greg Plitt, passed away. Greg and I grew up together, and he was like an older brother to me. His parents are my godparents. Greg discovered early that in order to find happiness, he needed to take ownership of his life and find value in himself. From this knowledge, he built a fitness empire that changed the lives of thousands for the better.

When Greg passed, his videographer and close friend Mark created a tribute video highlighting several of Greg’s most valuable life lessons. The first time I saw the video, which can be found below, I knew that my own life moving forward would be forever changed. I’m still learning from my cousin and am grateful for every life lesson that he shared. His legacy lives on in Owning the Dash and the thousands that he inspired.

When writing Owning the Dash, I had many ideas about topics that could go into the book. Each time I watched my cousin’s videos on life and fitness philosophies, I discovered more comparisons between fitness and finance. In essence, both require a growth mindset and clear goals. On a drive to the gym one morning, the title and foundation for the book became abundantly clear. Greg’s app started to play the soundtrack from his “Sweat Equity” video. Owning the Dash was born.

About Anthony Delauney

Anthony Delauney is a financial advisor and franchise business owner. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2003, helping families develop financial plans that comprehensively address their broad range of goals and dreams, including cash flow management, debt elimination, protection planning, new home purchases, family planning, small business planning, education and retirement planning, investment education, and estate planning. He has acquired the professional certifications of Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner, Chartered Financial Consultant®, Chartered Retirement Planning CounselozSM, Retirement Income Certified Professional®, and Behavioral Financial AdvisorTM. He has made it his professional mission to help families make sense of and manage every aspect of their financial lives.

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