CREATE WEALTH BY PAYING YOURSELF FIRST

BUILDING WEALTH BY PAYING YOURSELF FIRST I am an engineer/geek and I never liked traditional budgets. Instead I save money and grow my wealth by ALWAYS PAYING MYSELF FIRST!  I am my most important debit.  BUDGETS – YAWN BUDGETS Raise your hand if you love budgeting at home or work.  That’s what I thought! Budgets sound great in theory but how many people do you know who have stuck with their budget.In a world where majority of us ...

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Why even ambitious people rarely become successful

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/why-even-ambitious-people-rarely-become-successful When you’re committed to something, you will be and do what is required for the attainment of that thing. You’ll stop wondering and start building. You’ll stop being distracted and start learning. You’ll start connecting. You’ll start failing. You’ll get what you want, rather than have a long list of “ambitions.” You’ll have actual accomplishments that reflect your inner goals and values. Your external environment will reflect your deepest internal views and ...

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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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YOU HAVE TWO CHOICES –YOUR COMMITMENT TO A GOOD LIFE OR FEAR. PICK!

I fear failure and have sometimes avoided risk and MY OWN DREAMS. Imagine all the great things that would NOT have happened in the world if so many denied their dreams due to fear. Some of you have expressed your fears in starting to invest. People find change to be difficult and that makes us hesitate to take actions to reduce debt, build emergency savings, fund 401-K plans and ...

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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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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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Do You Want or Need a Cadillac?

When I was young, there was a house I would notice when riding to my Grandmama’s house.  It was an old wooden structure house, which needed a new paint job and even had cracks in the wood so I could see inside the house. But what stood out, was the brand new four door Cadillac sitting in front of the house.  The house and the land was NOT worth the ...

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