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Affluent Investor | March 23, 2017

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March 22, 2017 |

See Where Immigrants Out-Earn U.S. Born Citizens

America is a nation built by immigrants, and on the premise that anyone can make it to the top. While that may be true, most new arrivals find themselves starting at the bottom of the pile. Right across the country, … Read More

March 21, 2017 |

The Eternal Glory of the Daily Grind

Work can be hell.

We do the same tasks over and over. And after we struggle and stress, even our greatest accomplishments fade quickly away.

We’re like Sysiphus, who the ancient Greek gods condemned to roll a stone up … Read More

March 21, 2017 |

Top 10 Habits of Millionaires for Building Wealth

If building large amounts of wealth was easy, then almost anyone could do it.

However, we know that only 6.4% of American adult population are millionaires, and the reality is that not all of those are self-made.

What habits … Read More

March 21, 2017 |

Have You Had the (Money) Talk With Your Kids?

Many families struggle with when to let their children in on their conversations about money. Or how to approach their parents in the desire to help or rest in the knowledge they have prepared financially.

My advice? The earlier, the better.

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March 21, 2017 |

What Would You Do If You Were Not Afraid?

In my Leadership Communication class last Saturday, I had one of the students read this passage to look at the communications principles contained therein:

“So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not … Read More

March 21, 2017 |

Joy in Your Job? It’s Possible

What would it look like to truly align our strengths, passions, and capacity with our day-to-day work and life?

If all the latest research is correct, most of us are sleepwalking through life, doing work that doesn’t suit us … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

Left Uses Violence and Intimidation to Quell Free Speech

President Obama’s attempts to put government monitors in newsrooms were defeated, as was legislation introduced by Senator Schumer (D-NY) to limit the First Amendment.  Now out of office, Progressives continue to seek ways to restrict free speech.  Having lost … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

McKinsey Study on ‘Short-Termism’: Nice But Inadequate

McKinsey works well within the strict confines of corporate culture; its myopic mores and clearly defined silos.  Although it presents its material holistically, it rarely trains its top faculties synoptically.  That’s because McKinsey’s top people are secular, they’ve never had … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

This Map Reveals the Top 2017 Brands for each Country

You can probably rattle off the names of a few dozen countries around the world. But can you name each of those countries’ biggest brands? Probably not. And yet, many of those brands have more money and power than most … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

Financial Maintenance

Do you see your doctor at least once a year for your annual checkup? Do you take the daunting trip to the dentist twice a year for cleaning and x-rays? Do you exercise in the gym with a trainer … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

Financial Advice For The Self-Employed

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2015, 15 million people, roughly 10% of total U.S. employment, were self-employed.

If you fall into that category I recommend you find a Godly mentor or team who will answer … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

The War On Unalienable Rights

Some Left-wing journalists, politicians, and judges are engaged in a singular effort to overturn the central tenet of American rights and government, the concept of “unalienable rights” which should not be limited or abolished by elected officials.

Recently, news commentator … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

America Rules the Innovation World

By some metrics, China may already be the world’s biggest economy. But America is still #1, and by a long shot, in an equally important field: number of patents registered. Patents may not animate as many discussions as GDP or … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

5 Tips for a No-Spend Weekend

When you are down to your last few dollars, it may be time you have a No-Spend Weekend. Amanda, creator of CentsiblyRich.com says it’s a super way to save a little cash.

Impossible this weekend? Then, aim for another. … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

The Great Challenge of Civilization: Men and Women Together

I can’t say this often or forcefully enough:

Putting into place the framework of expectations and understandings that enables the two sexes to relate to each other in a constructive and cooperative manner is the great challenge for any … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

March Madness or Market Madness?

Yes, the title of this week’s Dividend Café is a purposeful play on the big sporting event of this week, something we recognize a lot of you do not care about – and that is the college basketball tournament … Read More

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