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9
Oct

The Truth About Debt

Debt is often not a concept that the world rejoices over. It is, however, and essential element of the money game and therefore essential to understand. Debt, like taxes, can be leveraged to win in this money game. But like any game, you have to know the rules in order to play.

Debt is a tool (like money, which you can read about in a previous post).…

9
Oct

The Truth About Money

Money — we all love to have it, and we all have to use it. Often, though, we don’t talk about it, which leads to so many of the misconceptions circulating today. The majority of us exchange our time for money, and don’t really know what that means. In order to be able to talk about and use money efficiently, best practice is to understand what money truly is.…

9
Oct

The Power Of Self Assesment

What makes the world’s top entrepreneurs as successful as they are? That’s the million-dollar question. The million-dollar answer is more simple than you’d think — self-assessment. A common thread between very successful people is that they know who they are. Self-assessment is a vital part of the path to success.

Think about it — if you really zoned in on your strengths and weaknesses, without any excuses, how prepared would you be to position your strategies accordingly?…

9
Oct

How To Become A Lifelong Learner

When it comes to learning, is there a best-practice? While it would be great to have a cut and dry answer, it’s not that simple. Fortunately, there is a best way for YOU to learn. We all learn differently, but that means that there is a best-practice on an individual level.

If you can identify how you learn best, you’re only setting yourself up for success.…

9
Oct

5 Reasons People Struggle With Money

We all deal with money every day, so why is it that so many people still struggle with money? Make no mistake — there’s a lot of data, information and knowledge out there. But what if you have the wrong information, data and knowledge? Wouldn’t you want to know better, and then do better?

So much of the information about money that exists, and is encouraged, is based in scarcity.…

8
Oct

What Is An Asset & What Asset Classes Can I Invest In?

“An asset puts money into your pocket, and a liability takes money out of your pocket.” –Robert Kiyosaki

If a liability takes money out of your pocket, you’re probably realizing a few liabilities you already have, aren’t you? Your home, though typically considered an asset, does not put money back into your pocket after you pay your mortgage every month. That makes it a liability (but one that DOES put a roof over your head).…

8
Oct

What Is Cashflow Investing?

You’ve probably heard of a dozen ways to plan for retirement, maybe even from your financial advisor. While any plan is better than no plan, the one method you’re unlikely to hear about is cashflow investing. It’s one of the most sound ways to build your cash flow, rather than just hoping to accumulate enough money. There’s so much more to cashflow than simply socking money away in different assets, so what makes it so great?…

14
Dec

The Truth About Bitcoin

Here is what I love about Bitcoin, other crypto and data-driven currencies. It has finally forced people to think about the concept of money and what money really is.

People would get in their cars every day and commute an hour to work, sit in an office and or cubicle for 8-10 hours and commute another hour back home, working for money but they have no idea what money is!…

27
Oct

Throwback Thursday: Brian Lowe Interviews M.C. Laubscher on the Super League Wrap Up Show in 2007

I was interviewed by Brian Lowe from Americanrugbynews.com on the Super League Weekly Wrap Up show in 2007 while in Palo Alto, CA participating in the North American 4 competition which included two American teams, the U.S. Falcons and U.S. Hawks and two Canadian teams, Canada West and Canada East. The tournament was used as preparation by both countries to prepare for the Rugby World Cup later that year in France.…

2
Oct

An Important Lesson From A Famous Bank Robber

Willie Sutton was one of the most notorious bank robbers in the history of the United States. That was of course at a time when the banks were robbed from the outside; not as we have seen in the last hundred years and more recently, bankers robbing the banks from inside their own banking institutions.

The Saturday Evening Post reported a conversation between a reporter and Willie Sutton in January 1951 after he was caught.…

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