Traits of the Wealthy: Discipline and Consistency

Key attributes to achieving financial success and creating wealth for your family are 1) discipline and 2) consistency. Its not luck or good fortune. Its not winning the lottery or inheriting money. It isn't spending on posh cars and clothes. Its the ability to be financially disciplined on a consistent basis. Financial discipline comes in … Continue reading Traits of the Wealthy: Discipline and Consistency

Top 3 cars for Wealth Building

There is an inverse correlation between the price of the car you drive and building wealth. Cars are possibly the biggest wealth-destroying purchase you will make throughout your lifetime. From the moment you drive the car off the dealer lot, you lose up to 30% of its value. Don't be tempted into driving a nice … Continue reading Top 3 cars for Wealth Building

7 Ways for Canadian Families to Get Ahead

These 7 steps will help Canadian families build wealth and get ahead. Being able to get ahead through the daily grind of family life is important for successful future. Measure your net worthGet on a budget, or at least track your spending.Cut out the unessential expensesGet out of debt and stay out of debtBuild a … Continue reading 7 Ways for Canadian Families to Get Ahead

Life advice: Take action

My mother, who shaped most of my life and who died from a 2 decade battle with cancer when I was 23, once said to me, "no matter how good you think you are, there is always somebody out there better." Shocking to hear when you are an idealist teenager. But brilliant advice as it … Continue reading Life advice: Take action

You have to measure it to expect progress.

Turning 30, I thought, would be a difficult birthday to digest. It represented not necessarily the beginning of the end. But, perhaps, the end of the beginning, to paraphrase Churchill. A distancing from youth and innocence. As it turned out, turning 30 was a breeze - it was turning 29 where I had the challenge. … Continue reading You have to measure it to expect progress.