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…

FM 011: Automatic Wealth – How To Master Your Habits with James Clear

What is the easiest, most certain way to achieve anything? Daily habits. Any goal you want in life can be attained with a few carefully chosen habits and sufficient time. It’s really quite simple. Habits compound your daily actions into automatic wealth just like regular savings compounds daily deposits into wealth. It is the most certain and reliable way to achieve any goal when you know how to work the system. In Financial Mentor podcast episode #11, James Clear and I will show you how…

FM 007: The Wall Street Journal & Citi Guide To Money And Happiness With Jonathan Clements

Jonathan Clements reveals universal financial truths developed over his 17 years as a featured columnist for the Wall Street Journal (and more recently with Citi Personal Wealth Management for 5 years). His most recent work involved combing his decades long collection of writings and distilling them down to just the essential core “notions” that every wealth builder must understand. Now you can benefit from this unusual depth of knowledge in this exclusive interview with one of the true veterans of Wall Street personal finance journalism…

FM 003: How To Build Wealth Through Business with Jaime Tardy

In this third session of the Financial Mentor Podcast, Jaime Tardy from EventualMillionaire.com shares unique insights into how to build wealth using the business/entrepreneurial path. Jaime has interviewed more than 100 self-made millionaires and discovered specific patterns that lead to success in business which she reveals as a core set of actionable principles in this podcast. These are real insights from real millionaires that replace common myths taught elsewhere and is essential learning for anyone seeking to achieve wealth…

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!

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…

The Parable Of The Mexican Fisherman And Investment Banker

It’s the holiday season so I thought I would share one of my favorite stories – The Parable of The Mexican Fisherman – that brings much needed perspective to the wealth building game. It is short, fun and packs an important message. After the story you will find some related questions to consider to help set the stage for a prosperous New Year…

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…

6 Ways To Profit From An Economic Downturn

Smart wealth builders know how to make the best out of a bad situation. The natural and easy response during an economic downturn is to become despondent – but “natural and easy” is seldom profitable. Even in a recession you can find clever ways to extract economic advantage and position yourself for the next economic recovery if you just know what to look for…