Who Do You Call?

  “If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.” Steve Maraboli Power of thought cannot be underestimated!  Thought is the unquantifiable force which causes action.  When you believe something strongly and without equivocation, it has the effect of causing you to act […]

5 Drivers for Your Financial Success

5 Drivers for Your Financial Success   Define financial success in measurable, quantifiable terms.  Financial success must be achievable.   The liberal arts definition of success is in terms of the process – as long as I am moving in the right direction.  I disagree.  Success is a destination, while moving in the right direction […]

Entitlement Mentality Has Taken Over

Entitlement mentality for the “bling-bling” life style has taken over the entire USA, so it seems. Entitlement drives people to living outside of their means. Every time I pull up to a stop-light in my beat-up ten year old Honda Civic, I am certain to see a late model high-end luxury car or SUV next […]

Get The Right Equipment (if you want to play)

I am absolutely amazed at how much time and energy is being wasted on complaining. Some complain about their job, others about not having a job. Some blame the current president for our economic problems, while others blame the previous. And the list of complaint topics just goes on, and on, and on… Maybe some […]

Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

On Wednesday, February 22, 2012,there was a story in my local newspaper, THE LIMA NEWS, entitled “Wapakoneta Students Play Stock Game for Congressman“. Turns out that Congressman Jim Jordan, a Republican from Urbana, Ohio, visited a high school in Wapakoneta where the senior economics class students have been participating in the “Capitol Hill Challenge”, a […]

Why Doesn’t It Sell?

I had an interesting encounter today at the gym. A young lady was on a treadmill next to mine, who had spoken to me in the past and as such was aware of my real estate and finance background, confided to me that her entire well-being and future happiness depends on her boyfriend’s ability to […]

Why Saving Does Not Work

Most people measure financial success in terms of having “money in the bank”.  As such, whenever most people try to accumulate wealth the entirety of their effort is comprised of hoarding cash.  Although the ability to save money and be frugal is crucial, I believe that saving money in and of itself does not work; […]

Tenets of Financial Freedom

“There are only two mistakes on can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” Buddha There are seven unarguable truths that come to mind when I think of financial freedom.  The vision that I offer to my readers is deeply rooted in my beliefs and perspective.  It is […]