November 7, 2016
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The Simplest REAL Way to Make One Million Dollars

*Author’s note: It is important that I address the fact up front that there are many variables that I’ve left out of this little experiment, not to skew the results, but to keep the math and the concepts simple. Feel free to run the numbers again and include varying interest rates, average costs of selling a home, different average cash-flow, inflation, etc, if you would like. Here’s a simple way to change the trajectory of your net worth dramatically. As many of you know, a few years back I ended my tenure with a country band called Love and Theft. […]
October 3, 2016
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Wealthy People Buy Assets–And You Should, Too!

I read a quote the other day in an article on a financial website that said simply, “Making money means nothing if you have nothing to show for it!” Do you know anyone like that? Perhaps they make more money than you, and yet they are strapped, stressed, one plumbing problem or flat tire away from serious financial distress? Maybe this describes you, you can’t seem to make enough, you can’t seem to get ahead. You’re stuck in the hamster wheel! The principle is simple: income and wealth are not the same thing. If you know what you’re doing, income […]
June 20, 2016
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Change Your Financial Future: Stop Trading Time for Money

In high school, I learned about covalent bonds but not about leveraging and investing. I learned all about the isosceles triangle, but I didn’t learn what an ROI is. (It’s a Return on Investment, by the way.) So today I’d like to offer a foundational principle for those wanting to change their financial future. Maybe you don’t want to repeat your parents’ mistakes. Or maybe you want to replicate what you’ve seen your parents accomplish. Maybe you want to pay cash for your kids’ college, or you want to have the freedom to travel when and where you desire. Whatever […]