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The Obstacle to Becoming Rich: It’s Not What You Expect

What keeps you from becoming a millionaire? I know what you’re thinking. If only I could win the lottery. If only I could inherit the money. If only I could become famous. Yeah, I’ve joked about those things myself. But the truth is that most people build their wealth from investing and saving diligently, not […]

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Why You Should Make Promises, Not Resolutions in 2017

Pretend for a second that you and I are sitting across the table at lunch. I can hardly contain my excitement. I’ve discovered a new business venture. I like the guy behind it. I like the concept. I am investing money in it. “Great!” you say. “Do you think you’ll make money in the first […]

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Dream

“I have a dream.” That single sentence—proclaimed by Martin Luther King Jr.—marked a defining moment in the American civil rights movement. And that speech has been repeatedly named the number one speech of the 20th century. Why? Because dreams matter. That one sentence has been plastered on protest posters from Tiananmen Square to Budapest to […]

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How to Become an Everyday Millionaire

I have something important to tell you: Stop saying “I can’t!” Yes, you can. Why am I on this rant? I came across a study that says 64% of millennials don’t think they’ll ever reach $1 million in retirement savings. Really? Why not? I say you can! Here’s how. Start Early Of all the age […]

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The Future State of Social Security (and What You Can Do About It)

“Social Security won’t be around when I retire.” You’ve probably heard that statement before. You might have been the one saying it. In recent years, news outlets have been warning Americans that Social Security is on life support. Lawmakers in D.C. are talking about making changes to bring it back to life. So what does […]

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Don’t Miss This Retirement Game Changer

Let’s pretend for a minute that you’re in the doctor’s office because you didn’t feel good but couldn’t pinpoint the problem. The doctor looks you over, takes some blood, does some X-rays, and runs some tests. A few days later, you get a call from the nurse to come back to the doctor’s office. He […]

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Why You Need to Invest 15% of Your Income for Retirement

If you’ve been to one of my live events or listened to an interview, you’ve heard me tell people that they need to invest 15% of their gross income to build wealth for retirement. So why is 15% the rule of thumb? Why not more? Or less? There are a couple of reasons. They’re called […]

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What New Research Is Revealing About Retirement

I want to educate, empower and encourage people to enjoy the retirement of their dreams. I want them to develop a plan and put that plan into action. I want people to know where they are and where they want to go. That’s why I’m excited to tell you about the latest research on retirement […]

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6 Insider Tips From Financial Coaches

Wouldn’t it be great to get advice from financial coaches—without having to pay for it? You’re in luck! We’ve talked to a few financial coaches—who share their knowledge and experience with clients every day—and they’ve given us specific tips for winning with money. They’ve heard it all and seen it all. They know what you […]

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What 5 Years of Stupid Cost Me

I once owned an SUV worth $1 million. No, really, I did. I was in my 20s. Young and, well, stupid. I was showing off my success, and my status symbol of choice was a Ford Expedition. Like others my age, I was caught up in keeping up with the Joneses, so I signed on […]

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