- April is National Financial Literacy month. It calls attention to how much work people of all ages have to do to improve their money skills.
- Over 120 million Americans do not have estate plans. It’s never too early to start one.
- The majority of people in their 70s could run out of money if they live into their 80s and/or 90s. Don’t let this happen to you.
- Money is just a tool, and you always want it working in your favor.
- Saving keeps you from making bad, hasty money decisions and gives you room to breathe and think.
- Be selective about your friends, embrace long-term planning, maintain positive cash flow and create a “money avatar” for yourself.
- Each day in your work, try to attract new people, new resources, new capabilities, new opportunities and new money.
- Most successful entrepreneurs I know understand the importance of showing up, self-confidence, attitude, knowledge and transformation.
- For more about this topic, watch Simon Sinek’s video, How Great Leaders Inspire Action.
- When it comes to taking on debt, always think about what it will give you in the end.
- Fund appreciating assets; don’t fund instantly consumed or depreciating goods.
- Credit cards are not evil if paid off in full. Loans for tuition, homes and businesses should help you build lifelong wealth if managed intelligently.