Tag: money

You Are Not Your Khakis and the Truth You Need to Know

You Are Not Your Khakis (and the Ultimate Truth You Need to Know)

Money is a tool. It is not the root of all evil. It is not a bad thing. It’s a tool. Nothing more; nothing less. With that in mind, you are not the amount of money you have. You are not the things that you have. Your harmony and happiness are not — nor should …

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Money Is a Terrible End (Find Meaning Instead)

Money Is a Terrible End

Money is important. Of that there is no doubt. But for all of its importance, it makes for a terrible end goal in anybody’s life. Including yours. Yes, we all want to be rich — and that may, indeed, be the goal of many of the activities we undertake. But, as Charles F. Haanel wrote in …

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J. Paul Getty Will Tell You How to Be Rich

J. Paul Getty Tells You How to Be Rich

J. Paul Getty is one of the more interesting wealthy individuals of the Twentieth Century. He was the founder of the Getty Oil Company and worth, at the time of his death in 1976, an estimated $2 billion. Despite all his wealth, he was notoriously frugal. When his grandson was kidnapped and held for ransom, …

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Money Is the Root of All Evil (Or Not)

The Root of All Evil (Or Not)

Is money the root of all evil? That question refers to what was written in the Bible in 1 Timothy 6:10. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. Do you believe that? More …

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Your Attention Makes the Law of Attraction Work for You

Attention! Attention! Attention!

In order to take advantage of the Law of Attraction to the fullest, you must be able to keep your attention on your goal. You must be able to hold your vision unwaveringly. Thoughts of abundance will attract money and opportunity. Thoughts of love will bring harmony. Thoughts of power will yield self-sufficiency. The attention can …

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Make Money Appear Using Techniques from The Master Key System by Charles F. Haanel

Find Your Missing Dollar

Somewhere, there is a one dollar bill waiting for you. Today, you are going to put into action what you have been learning in The Master Key System by Charles F. Haanel and find it. Here is what you are going to do. First, visualize a dollar bill in your mind. Visualize it just as you …

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11 Important Facts That Will Get You Rich by J.F. (Jim) Straw

11 Important Facts I Learned That Will Get You Rich (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Do you want to get rich? I mean … Do you really want to get rich? Here are 11 important facts that I learned in my many years in business that allowed me to make over $500 million. That’s … Five. Hundred. Million. Dollars. Or … $500,000,000. A five followed by seven zeroes. I learned …

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Bet the Jacket Not the Horse -- Jim Straw on Investing

Bet the Jockey Not the Horse (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Lately, I have been asked in various ways, How do I go about picking winners in the Small Cap Companies, Initial Public Offerings, Start-ups, and Private Held Companies for Investment? Well, since my personal win/lose ratio is about 80/20 (more winners than losers), you might expect me to go into some detail about … … reading …

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