My Favorite Asset Class

Why be satisfied with a fast food meal with empty calories when you can have a 10-course meal that will leave you satisfied? That’s what I compare investing to my favorite asset class vs. the favorite asset class of the masses. While the crowds like the cheap thrills of the stock market and crypto can […]

Committing To The Success Of Your Marriage

According to a recent survey conducted by the University of Denver and cited on, the #1 cause of divorce in the U.S. as cited by the respondents was a lack of commitment from one or both spouses. I’ve heard many of my own acquaintances echo a similar theme when explaining why their marriages failed: “We […]

Stop Following The Many And Focus On The Few

You crave connection and community just like me and everyone else. Most of us want to be liked and accepted by many. School, clicks, and social media all perpetuate and exploit this concept. With the proliferation of the internet and social media, the constant need for acceptance and to be part of a community has […]

Your Hidden Rituals will be Exposed

How many times did you hear this phrase growing up: “You are what you eat.” Of course, the implication is that if you eat junk, your body will be junk and vice versa. If you eat healthy foods, your body will reap the benefits. Taking this concept further, how much resources do we as consumers […]

The Fastest Way to Ignite Change

Self-help is big business because so many people are unhappy about one thing or another about themselves or their lives. ​​In the self-help industry, there’s often a lot of talk about willpower and changing habits, and changing the way we think as ways to spark change. Lost in all of this is the one thing […]

Acquisition Vs. Application

Never in the history of the world has there been more information available to more people than today. With so many sources of information, training, and education – many of them free – the world is literally at your fingertips. Whether through Audible, YouTube, Ted Talks, Wikipedia, or any of the other of the many sources of knowledge, there […]

Affluent Investor Status

In a world of billionaires, the term millionaire doesn’t seem to have the same cachet it used to. Instead, the term high-net-worth-individual (HNWI) has taken the place of millionaires to refer to individuals with significant liquid investable assets. The term HNWI refers only to the basic category of affluent individuals. There are additional categories of […]

Get Your Goals Straight to Know How to Exit

Do you have an exit plan? If you’re scratching your head in response to that question, chances are you don’t have an exit plan. Let me rephrase the question. Are you planning on working for the rest of your life? If the answer is no, what is your plan for getting out of the rat […]

Why the rich get richer…

Take 90% of the wealth of the top 1% and redistribute it to the bottom 10%, and I guarantee that within two years, the wealth will end back up in the hands of those it was taken from, and the bottom 10% will return to the bottom 10%. That may be a harsh assessment, but […]

Alternative Investments are Going Mainstream

There is pent-up demand for alternative investments, and that demand is only gathering momentum. The amount of assets invested in alternative assets is at an all-time high and is only expected to keep climbing higher. First, what are alternative investments? Generally speaking, an alternative investment is an asset that’s not a public stock, bond, or […]