WARREN BUFFETT, JEFF BEZOS, STEVE JOB- GREAT LEADERS YIELD GREAT INVESTMENTS!

Please click on below link to see a 60 second overview of this week's blog. Click backspace to return to the blog. https://biteable.com/watch/embed/leadership-1928968 LEADERSHIP on Biteable. When you consider buying a company’s stock, one of the key factors you MUST research, is company leadership, especially the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The competency of the CEO and his direct reports is the difference between making money on stocks and eating peanut butter sandwiches ...

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THE NEED FOR MULTIPLE STREAMS OF CASH FLOW

Click on Today's Blog Quick Video Summary https://biteable.com/watch/embed/multiple-streams-of-income-1922859 MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME on Biteable. Last week we discussed the criticality of finding good mentors. One of my favorite mentors taught me the value of this week’s topic- Multiple Streams of Income. My Uncle, a public school teacher in NC, {NC, my home state, pays educators well below national average.) through hard work developed the following multiple income streams: Teacher’s Salary; Cash From 31 ...

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ONE THING YOU MUST HAVE TO IMPROVE YOUR INVESTMENT SUCESS

Click on below to see brief introduction video. Use backspace to return to blog. https://biteable.com/watch/embed/mentors-1916337 Mentors on Biteable. Last week we discussed the wealthy‘ s obsession with reading. The wealthy are MORE obsessed with finding coaches, role models, and MENTORS. “It’s better to hang out with people better than you.” We cannot know everything, but can find the right people to help us learn and be better. Your assignment - Work harder at ...

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GUESS WHAT THE WEALTHY ARE OBSESSED WITH? —— READING!

Click on below to see a 60 second introduction to today's blog. Use your back key to return to the blog when finished. https://biteable.com/watch/embed/obsession-reading-1902904 Obsession Reading on Biteable. Majority of successful people believe books and reading are the gateway to knowledge. With the millions of books published and relatively so little time, you must select carefully and not waste your time! The more you read the more you question things, and hopefully the more ...

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IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO PAY YOUR MORTGAGE OFF EARLY?

If you have purchased a home, congratulations! I am confident you did your research and made a GREAT investment. Let’s discuss pros and cons of paying off that worrisome 30 YEAR mortgage early. My opinion, if you can afford to pay your mortgage off early, do it. I have paid one off early and in the process of paying two more mortgages off early. For me at least, I sleep better! Let’s ...

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Is Buying A Home A Great, Good, Or Risky Investment – Today?

The answer to above question depends on a lot of factors, from your financial health/stability, the location you live in and the health of your local real estate market.  I purchased my first home when I was 25, and admit I was  clueless on the process and cost associated with buying a home.  It turned out to be a good investment, I was LUCKY! Instead of relying on luck, lets look ...

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MOM, DAD, CAN YOU SPARE $250,000…..PLEASE!

When my daughter was born 25 years ago, I needed over $100,000+ to pay for her education. That was a lot of money than and now. Fortunately, I read about an education savings tool, the Custodian - UTMA/UGMA, which I used to invest for her education and minimize taxes. I invested 50% of my savings into Apple shares. Those investments, coupled with the good careers my ...

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STAY THE COURSE – NEVER EVER RUN OUT OF MONEY!

One sure-fire way to live a good, no make that great retirement is to utilize all the savings tools at your disposal today. The past two blogs discussed the 401-K Plans, both the Traditional and the ROTH. Let us look at two additional retirement tools, the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and the ROTH IRA. Even if you have access to a 401-K, an IRA is a GREAT investment tool. Think ...

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SIMPLY AMAZING BENEFITS -THE 401-K & ROTH 401-K

Last week, I discussed the best retirement investment tool, the 401-K Plan (401-K). This week we wil look at a variation of the 401-K, called the ROTH 401-K. For those of you who have a ROTH IRA, the rules and benefits are similar. Vanguard Investments’ data indicate 60% of their client companies offering a 401-K plan offer both a traditional plan, and the ROTH 401-K. However, Americans may not completely understand ...

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