MENTORING – WILL IT ENRICH YOUR CAREER? – By Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng., NAC

Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng., NAC INTRODUCTION - STYRON POWERS I asked my role model, Deborah Grubbe, to write this week's blog. Deb and I worked together in the oil and gas industry. She was the Vice President of Safety for a company with over 100,000 employees and operations in over 100 countries. She made a difference in the lives of employees and the people in surrounding communities. I ...

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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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“I PITY THE FOOL” WITH THESE KIND OF FINANCIAL TROUBLES!

IDENTIFY THE CAUSES OF PROBLEMS AND FIND SOLUTIONS This is an age test.  Who remembers Mr. T.?  There was a brief spell where I dressed and looked like him! But all that gold was slowing me down! Thank you for reading Wealth-Building-Powers Blog. I am grateful for all 5 MILLION of you!   {Ok maybe a wee bit fewer than 5 Million} WHY OUT OF THE BLUE I STARTED WRITING AN INVESTMENT AND WEALTH BLOG There is a ...

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PETER LYNCH MADE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE MILLIONAIRES – EVER HEARD OF HIM?

THE BATTLE - PETER LYNCH VERSUS WARREN BUFFETT Years ago my friend Wendell Williams, told me I should invest in the Fidelity Magellan Mutual Fund. I had one problem; I did not know what a mutual fund was.  Had never heard of Fidelity Investments.  And was clueless how to open an investment account.  Maybe I had several problems!  But it was this suggestion that started my long-term investment journey and a path to becoming financially literate.  I ...

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HOW THE WEALTHY REALLY ARE DIFFERENT FROM EVERYONE ELSE

www.forbes.com/sites/rainerzitelmann/2019/05/08/new-psychological-studies-how-the-wealthy-really-are-different-from-everyone-else/ What Makes the Superrich Tick The results of this latest wealth study are consistent with those of my doctoral dissertation on “The Wealth Elite,” which was based on interviews with 45 wealthy individuals. With only a few exceptions, most of the interviewees were self-made millionaires, and the ‘poorest’ were worth between 10 million and 30 million euros. Most, however, were worth significantly more, between 30 million and one billion euros, and some even ...

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REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE CRITICAL ISSUES DESTROYING OUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FUTURE {PART 1 OF 4}

THE AMERICAN DREAM IS ALIVE - BUT FRAYING FOR MANY! } {Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIMON, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, ANNUALLETTER- Public Policy} {PART 1 of 4 This week I am posting four excerpts from Jamie Dimon’s, CEO J.P. Morgan-Chase, Annual Letter dealing with Public Policy.  This week,I will post on Monday April 15th,  Wednesday, April 17th, Friday April 19thand Monday, April 22, 2019. FINDING GOOD MENTORS With today’s electronic communication we do not need to ...

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