LET’S MAKE 2019 YOUR YEAR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and were able to spend time with friends and family. How do we make 2019 a successful financial and investment year? You control the most important variable that determines 2019 and tomorrow’s success- YOU! What are you doing to achieve success in 2019? Did you write those boring New Year Eve promises that 63% of us, including myself, get an F grade on ...

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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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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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Investing in Yourself

  Last week, I discussed the importance of mentors.  Finding and learning from mentors is simply an investment in yourself. This week, I want to provide other methods to beef up your investment competencies. The following are some tried and true ways that I have been able to increase my investment knowledge:    • Formal Education:  Community colleges offer short and inexpensive courses.  You can return to college and pick up a degree ...

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WHO ARE YOUR FINANCIAL MENTORS?

To achieve financial success, I identified successful investment mentors. If you aspire to be a great photographer, you want to learn from successful photographers. If you aspire to be rich, make an intentional effort to learn from individuals you aspire to be: other rich and successful people. Two of my strongest investment mentors: WARREN BUFFETT Around the year 2000, I was talking to a good friend, Shirley, and she informed me she owned ...

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WARREN BUFFETT MAKES $9 BILLION ON APPLE – HOW ABOUT YOU?

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY MADE BELOW APPLE STOCK PURCHASES • March 2016: Purchased 9.8 million shares • June 2016: 5.4 million shares • December 2016: 42.2 million shares • March 2017: 72 million shares • June 2017: 1 million shares • September 2017: 3.9 million shares • December 2017: 31 million shares Today, I believe Warren Buffett and staff know more about Apple than its Board of Directors (BODs).  Unfortunately, that is not saying much.  As most BOD’s add little value to shareholders.  So who is responsible ...

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2017 Berkshire Hathway-Warren Buffett Annual Letter

http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/2016ltr.pdf TO JOIN Wealth Building Powers BLOG, GO TO BOTTOM OF THE BLOG PAGE AND TYPE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.   To follow my daily posts on Instagram click: instagram.com/wealth_building_powers Thank you to my followers and readers, for your likes and comments.  All comments, recommendations and feedback are welcomed and utilized to improve this blog. DISCLAIMER I am a proud nerd (as my beautiful wife and daughter have told me) investment and finance blogger, with a NC State, Chemical ...

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