START SAVING, IS IT TOO LATE?

START SAVING, IS IT TOO LATE?

5 minutes Is it Too Late to Start Saving? I’m 57 years old and wondering: Is it too late to save money for retirement? I expect to be working for another 10 years. Is that realistic? — Maria, Trenton, NJ Unfortunately, the American dream of retiring at age 65 seems to be a thing of the past. I think many of us will be lucky to be able to retire at age 70! There are plenty of reasons why most Americans do not have enough Continue

REAL REASON DONALD TRUMP IS RICH AND YOU’RE NOT

REAL REASON DONALD TRUMP IS RICH AND YOU’RE NOT

2 minutes Step one: Get your hands on other people’s money The real reason Donald Trump is rich. Really, really rich. And you’re not. And there’s a very simple reason. No, it’s not because he works harder than you. It’s not because he’s smarter, tougher or better informed either. It’s not because he has mastered “the art of the deal.” It’s not because he dreams bigger than you. It’s not because he’s a “winner” and you’re a “loser.” It’s not even that he had a Continue

10 THINGS RICH PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU DON’T

10 THINGS RICH PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU DON’T

9 minutes People don’t become wealthy by accident, here’s 10 things how they do it 10 things – As a financial adviser, I have occasionally found myself feeling envious of certain clients. Not because of their wealth — but because they were disciplined and determined enough to do all the right things that enabled them to accumulate their wealth and, in many cases, retire early. Despite my expertise, I, like a lot of people, sometimes struggle not to do the wrong things that make Continue

HOW RICH GOT RICH

HOW RICH GOT RICH

2 minutes Like to emulate the success of others? If wealth is what you’re after, look to an unconventional source for tips: the IRS. ohn D. Rockefeller, America’s first billionaire, said, “If your only goal is to become rich, you’ll never achieve it.” Easy for him to say, but his point is well taken: If the only thing you care about is making money, no matter how much money you make it will never be enough. Still, even though we all define and calculate Continue

9 HABITS TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE

9 HABITS TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE

6 minutes 9 habits – If wealth is the destination, the journey always starts with attitude. Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won’t. (Don’t believe me? Check this out.) That’s why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms–and they aren’t willing to accept a cap on their success. Here are nine habits of people who become rich: 9 habits 1. Continue