Becoming an “Antifragile” Wealth Builder

Becoming an “Antifragile” Wealth Builder

Several years ago, Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan, came out with a best-selling book called Antifragile. You may have read it. If not, I recommend it. It’s one of those rare books that presents the reader with a feast of delectable ideas. I find myself...

Earning $10,000 Per Month

Earning $10,000 Per Month

Some people wonder about this $10,000 per month figure. How could it be possible for them, especially when no one in their line of work makes that much money? Since this is a goal I’ve achieved and maintained for many years (and in different fields), let me share some...

Don’t Pay Your Credit Card Debt

Don’t Pay Your Credit Card Debt

My dad got off the phone and started crying. My mom yelled at him, “He didn’t give it to you!” My dad had lent $2,000 to S. and S. couldn’t pay him back “yet.” This call happened at least once a week. S. was his best friend for 20 years. My mom would scream at my dad,...

Where the Real Secrets Are Found

Where the Real Secrets Are Found

When I was a much younger man, I began my career at a prestigious New York law firm. It was exactly as you might picture it; a true old boys club, plenty of backslapping, scotch drinking, cigar smoking, and of course, all the real work piled onto the backs of young...

The Truth About Money

The Truth About Money

Deep inside the SLS Hotel in Las Vegas lies a cavernous restaurant called Bazaar. Helmed by the celebrity chef, Jose Andres, you can order the finest charcuterie, rib eye steaks 2.5 inches thick, and if you call a day in advance, a whole suckling pig delivered to your...

The Man in the Hathaway Shirt

The Man in the Hathaway Shirt

Have you seen The Most Interesting Man in the World? I'm referring to the TV commercials for Dos Equis beer. They star a rugged-looking, silver-haired man who is always surrounded by beautiful women. In one version of the commercial, he arm-wrestles a Third World...

Break the Shackles of Debt (Pt 2 of 2)

Break the Shackles of Debt (Pt 2 of 2)

Yesterday, I discussed the harsh reality that you are not free until you are debt-free. To continue our theme on financial freedom, I want to give you my 3 key steps to finally breaking the financial shackles that might be restraining your freedom. I was taught early...

Break the Shackles of Debt (Pt 1 of 2)

Break the Shackles of Debt (Pt 1 of 2)

Today, I want to focus on the topic of financial freedom. Because let’s face it, most of us are NOT financially free. Let me cut right to it: if you are in debt you are enslaved. You might not like that statement, but unfortunately it’s true. If anyone has claim to...

The Right Choices

The Right Choices

I thought I’d share a personal conversation that took place between my son and I. Recently, he asked me a question that completely caught me off guard. You see, as a family, I think we’re doing pretty well. We live in a comfortable house, have two cars, take...

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