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Better Money Decisions

You’ve probably started with great intentions, telling yourself you’ll stash away more for retirement and buy fewer lattes (because some writer said buying lattes is a bad thing). But life happens. It’s not as neat and tidy as the financial experts on TV seem to think. You’ve got a lot going on in your life, and you need more than simplistic, cookie-cutter instructions to keep you on the right financial path. Kate Stalter escorts you to the right path for your money. She talks to experts and "normal" people who have taken the right steps to make better money decisions.
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Dec 11, 2015

Today's guest is the amazing Grant Cardone! Grant is an entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, speaker, motivator and online sales training expert. Cardone is a respected, highly regarded master salesperson whose passion is to teach people how to sell themselves, their products and services regardless of economic climate. His books, audio packages and seminars provide people of all professional backgrounds with the practical tools necessary to build their own economies towards the path to true freedom.

His advice may be brutally honest. It may be hard to hear, but without him speaking the truth, you may never know what your true potential can be.

 

Grant talks about the following things in this interview:

 

  • If you are in financial crisis, produce more revenue
  • Why Boomers values of saving is not sustainable
  • What Boomers should learn from Millennials
  • 65% of people 65 and older have less than $30K in savings
  • Why a million dollars isn’t much anymore
  • What threshold constitutes the new middle class
  • Why settling for middle class is dangerous
  • How everything about the middle class stinks
  • Why minimum wage isn’t the problem, but median wages are
  • Why the middle class is the worst place to be
  • How not settling for mediocre (middle class) can change your life
  • Why you need to get out of the middle class NOW!
  • How saving money to earn interest has changed over the last 50 years
  • Ways Americans are being lied to everyday
  • Why people that aren’t in a position to retire feel entitled to retirement
  • Why you still have time to make more money
  • What to do to have enough money to be above the fray
  • Why building a business and getting customers is the best plan
  • Everyone is an expert at something. What’s your expertise?
  • If you are not interested in learning, improving and doing, things will end badly
  • You are NOT dead yet! Stop acting like it!

 

Resources:

grantcardonetv.com

 

Recommended Reading:

Sell or Be sold

The 10X Rule

If You’re Not First, You’re Last

 

Dec 2, 2015

Welcome! Today’s guest is Norm Bour, the author of Success at Any Age. He is the founder and chief business mentor of Vape Mentors. Today he addresses the scary factors of not being prepared for changes in the economy and business. The reality is that we continue to reinvent ourselves throughout our lives, and this is Norm’s focus. He restarted from scratch at age 59!

What You’ll Hear from Norm:

  • At age 26, Norm worked in real estate and then branched into financial planning.
  • When 2008 came, Norm ran a successful mortgage business, but his world collapsed, and his 30-year career was over!
  • Norm started doing workshops for small businesses about cash flow and debt management.
  • He formed a partnership to create 100-day business acceleration program all over southern CA.
  • What kills more businesses than anything else is EGO—not being willing to acknowledge that change was needed.
  • Norm’s workshops were going great, but he was not generating much income.
  • In 2013, he faced the loss of his marriage, his income, and his business—this was when he wrote his book.
  • Norm was forced to reinvent himself, and learn to think in terms of abundance and not scarcity.
  • “I’ve got 30-40 years’ worth of entrepreneurial experience; what should I do with it? The answer was to teach other people.”
  • Your business model has to be constantly changing because of the constant changes happening in the world around us.
  • During this transitional time, he explored the “Vape Shop” industry, did research, and found an industry poised for exponential growth and dominated by Millennials.
  • In 2015, vaping was a $3.5 billion industry!
  • Norm teaches people how to develop their entrepreneurial spirit in the vaping business. He writes for several magazines and does a podcast and radio show.
  • He sees people in their 50’s and 60’s starting over every single day!
  • Norm’s advice? “Be open and aware that things will change and be ready to adapt. Uncertainty is the new norm.”
  • What’s next for Norm? He will launch out into the speaking circuit and have his newest book out soon!

Resources:

www.vapementors.com

www.vapenewsradio.com

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