Category Archives: The Basics

Financial Accountability: Tracking Your Progress

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What can be measured can be managed – at least for objective activities.  Tracking your financial progress, using regular net worth and income and expense statements, is the first step in truly taking control over your finances.  While it may … Continue reading

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You Get Paid Based on Value, Not Time

Face time, putting in hours, burning the midnight oil.  Do any of these matter when trying to achieve a top quartile paycheck?  To some extent, putting in face time, especially early in your career, is important.  But as you move … Continue reading

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Start Your “Get Rich” Account

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Great Families often have great fortunes attached to them.  Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, and Rothschild are all family names that are well-known to most.  However, great fortunes can also be much more stealthy and still be substantial.  We don’t need to compare … Continue reading

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Hit Your F-You Number in Your 40s or 50s

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As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been doing a series about the different steps to take at different points in your life to ensure that your family becomes a Great Family.  As you move into your 40s and 50s, your life … Continue reading

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Supercharge Your Career in Your 30s

Maximizing your career earnings is the best way to achieve substantial family wealth.  I stress this firm belief constantly because it is so important.  While your 20s were the time to get your feet wet and transition from school to … Continue reading

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