How To Become A Millionaire – 5 Secrets Revealed

After more than 120 interviews with self-made millionaires, the patterns for how to become a millionaire have become clear. Fortunately, these patterns are repeatable, which means that if you learn the proper habits and attitudes then it can help you reach your goal to become a millionaire too. Here are the top 5 tips…

A Ridiculously Simple Way To Build Wealth

How to build wealth is ridiculously simple. It doesn’t require luck, genius or special connections. You don’t have to attend overpriced, weekend financial seminars or learn the latest tricks and gimmicks sold by slick marketers. Everything you need to know can be summarized in two sentences…

What Big Wall Rock Climbing Can Teach Us About Wealth Building

The principles of wealth building and smart investing are universal and apply to all aspects of life. These essential truths are about much more than just money because they leaves clues on every stage of life we play. In this article Darrow Kirkpatrick explores essential lessons learned about wealth building while climbing El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. Enjoy!

The Essential Wealth Building Principle Revealed By Roth IRA Conversions (It’s Not What You Think!)

In 1998 I sold my hedge fund business and foolishly traded a sizable income stream for a chunk of capital. It was one of the dumbest financial decisions I’ve ever made. But every cloud has a silver lining. In the same year Roth IRA conversions began and that allowed me to convert that lemon of a decision into lemonade. Learn the essential wealth building principle this strategy…

What Endurance Athletes Can Teach Us About Building Wealth

Endurance athletes as a group have a higher percentage of wealthy people than the general population. What makes them different? What lessons can you learn from their experience that can be applied to accelerate your financial growth…

The Great Passive Income Hoax

Business passive income is a lie. It is one of those myths that has been perpetuated for so long by so many so-called experts that we no longer question it’s validity… even though we should. The problem is if you aren’t clear on the issues involved it can wreak havoc with your wealth plan…

The Little-Known Factor That Determines Your Wealth

The secret to building wealth is there are no secrets. Earn more than you spend and invest the difference wisely. The problem isn’t knowing what to do: the problem is getting it done. I’ve been coaching people for more than a decade and have reduced the “getting it done” part down to 8 clear, actionable steps as follows…

Is Leveraging Real Estate Equity A Good Idea For Retirement?

A reader asks, “I’m 61 nearing retirement and a lot of financial gurus say I should leverage my rental property equity to buy stocks, real estate, etc. for retirement. Is it a good idea?” There are two answers to that question – the scientific answer and the realistic answer…

How To Be Successful

Why do some people succeed while others work just as hard but achieve little? As a financial coach this question has fascinated me for more than a decade. I’ve had the privilege to work with a broad range of clients over the years and witness in real time the cause and effect relationships that create success. Surprisingly, most of what is taught about this subject doesn’t work reliably. So when Malcolm Gladwell offered a book claiming to explain what separates success from mediocrity I was all ears. Here is what I learned…

Wealth Building Secrets Of The Forbes 400

I’m a junkie for anything claiming to divulge the secrets to building wealth. After all, my job is teaching you this stuff, right? So when Forbes magazine published an article analyzing the common characteristics among billionaires I was all ears. As it turns out, their lead characteristic was identical to an essential principle I teach…