I was dying

First I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then I was dying to finish college and start working. And then I was dying to marry and have children. And then I was dying for my children to grow old enough for school so I could return to work. And then I…
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How 10 Average Folks Became Mulitimillionaires

One of my favorite things to do is ready about average people who build significant wealth during their lifetimes. For some reason, these real life case studies resonate with me. They show the true power of investing and the real magic of compound interest. We typically only hear about the mega billionaires and how they…
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Lessons from My Mentor’s Divorce

Many years ago, one of mentors told me a story about his divorce. Don’t worry, this isn’t the typical “ugly” divorce story and the story does have a happy ending. As you’ll see, this is actually an investing lesson wrapped. This particular mentor was a multimillionaire. He didn’t have an easy life and actually had…
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99.1% of Buffett’s Wealth Came After His 53rd Birthday

Last year, I read an article on Business Insider that indicated that 99% of Buffett’s wealth came after his 50th birthday. I have thought about this several times since reading the article and decided to look into it a little further myself. According to a recent Google search, Buffett’s net worth is currently estimated at…
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Warren Buffett’s Pinball Machines

In Warren Buffett’s biography titled “The Snowball,” I found an interesting story from when he was seventeen. He read about an idea of buying a used pinball machine and using the income generated by the first machine to buy additional used pinball machines. So Warren bought a used pinball machine for $25 and went into…
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