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"When I say ‘referral network’, many of your minds immediately jump to formal networking groups. Am I right? Do you equate ‘referral group’ with those that meet every Tuesday at noon and cost $500 a year to join?
My goal is to help you understand why you are investing and how your why may create a different investing strategy than your parents’.
"When I say PITA, I mean the dreaded Pains In The Ass. Those clients who suck up your time and your energy and never seem to be happy. No matter what industry you’re in, you will undoubtedly have to deal with a few PITAs."
Make sure you are working with someone that will help you save money not just make money. Let me help you earn a dollar by saving a dollar and letting that dollar make more dollars by investing appropriately.
"When you work for yourself (and your clients), time is your biggest asset. It’s amazing to me how little value people put on their time. I’ve seen financial planners come into the office and spend their entire mornings readings The Wall Street Journal cover to cover. Before they know it, their entire day is gone and they’ve got nothing to show for it."
"Timing. Selection of investment products. Identifying what the next big performer will be in the stock market. Do the bosses in your big firm focus on these aspects of client portfolios to achieve success? Do you wonder why they seem to have little effect on your client’s overall financial situation?
I worked in title insurance for three years. During those three years, I learned a lot about the process of purchasing a home including my own experience of purchasing my first house with my wife.
What we learned was that we had no idea how to budget for a house purchase. We had no idea how property taxes and insurance would influence our monthly mortgage. I have come up with four areas to explain why you need to budget for them when purchasing a house.
"You always hear that you should learn from your mistakes, right? While I don’t disagree with this advice at all, I want you to think about something for a minute. How many mistakes can one person make in a lifetime? Now before you answer A LOT (which is true), think about multiplying those mistakes by five. Or ten. Or even 20. If one person can make (and learn from), say, 500 mistakes in a year, 20 people could learn from 10,000.
We seek success not only financially but also creating a healthy lifestyle that is experience-driven. This is harder to do I believe than it is to talk about. But if we work in the following four areas I believe it is really possible to find our best self and answer the question of how do I become rich.