How Ryan Haywood Used Investing and Deal Generation As a Way to Build Communities and Wealth

In this article “You’re making too much money.” That’s what echoed in Missouri native Ryan Haywood’s ears after his boss decided to slash his commissions—a “sales haircut,” as it’s bitterly known in the industry.  This notion of being penalized for success was perplexing for Ryan. Out of all the downsides of his job—the after-hours calls … Read more

How Much Money Do I Need to Hire a Wealth Manager?

If you’re seeking financial guidance, you may wonder if there’s a minimum investment amount for a wealth manager. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer, certain benchmarks can help you make an informed decision. Remember, the primary goal of hiring a wealth manager is to optimize your financial growth and safeguard your wealth. So, carefully assessing … Read more

Budgeting Is Dead—Do This Instead and Watch Your Wealth Grow

In this article In a recent CNBC article, it was revealed that more than half of Americans earning over $100,000 a year live paycheck to paycheck. This eye-opening statistic highlights a fundamental truth: The road to wealth isn’t solely about income but depends significantly on transforming financial habits.  In this guide, we’ll debunk the oppressive notion of budgeting, … Read more

Inflation And Greed: The Biggest Wealth Destroyers For Families

After publishing my post on no longer being financially independent, several media outlets picked up the story and thousands of comments on their respective platforms ensued. The main criticism was that my expenses were way too high and that I am greedy. As a result, I thought it would be useful to discuss the impact … Read more

Financial Advisor vs. Wealth Manager

Financial advisors and wealth managers both provide valuable financial advice, but what sets them apart? Let’s explore the key differences between these roles and help you determine whether you should choose a financial advisor or wealth manager to reach your financial goals. In This Article What is a Private Wealth Manager? A private wealth manager … Read more

10 Helpful Financial Moves To Make Every Year To Improve Wealth

The end of the year is always the best time to reflect and plan. I’d like to share several financial moves you should make before the new year in order to protect your wealth and hopefully grow your wealth in a risk-adjusted manner next year. Those of us who invested in stocks, real estate, and many … Read more

The Simple, Repeatable Path to Wealth with Real Estate in 2024

Investing in real estate can build you massive wealth. And here’s the secret no one wants to tell you: it isn’t all that hard. But before you jump to conclusions and call real estate a get-rich-quick scheme, let’s lay down the law. Investing in real estate is a simple, repeatable process that MANY Americans have … Read more