Financial Literacy—Not an April Fool’s Joke

Key Takeaways

  • 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.

5 Money Freedoms

Key Takeaways

  • 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.

5 Key Principles to Business Success

Key Takeaways

  • 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.