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Effortless Wealth

Tom Corley Effortless Wealth book cover

Effortless wealth may not be easy to achieve, but it doesn’t have to be hard, either. It starts with a look at your money habits.

On The BIGG Success Show, we talk with Tom Corley about his wonderful new book, Effortless Wealth: Smart Money Habits at Every Stage of Your Life (Getting Rich Does Not Have To Be Hard)*. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

You may have seen him on the CBS Evening News, CNN, CNBC, Dave Ramsey, USA Today, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Success Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Business Insider, and a whole bunch more.

He’s a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and best-selling author, Tom Corley. He joins us to talk about his latest book, Effortless Wealth.

How easy is it to get rich?

The full title of Tom’s book is Effortless Wealth: Smart Money Habits at Every Stage of Your Life (Getting Rich Does Not Have To Be Hard). So we couldn’t resist – we had to ask: How easy is it to get rich?

Tom says it’s not easy. (NOTE: His title doesn’t say it’s easy. It says it does “not have to be hard”. There’s a BIGG difference between the two.)

He spent five years studying the daily activities of 233 rich people, and 128 people living in poverty. This research revealed four paths to wealth:

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Is It Unpatriotic to Take Paycheck Protection Program Money?

image of flags with the question is it unpatriotic to take paycheck protection program money?

The Paycheck Protection Program promises aid for small businesses in need. But some business owners wonder if it’s unpatriotic to take the money.

On The BIGG Success Show, we discuss the question underlying certain questions we’ve had, from a number of our clients, about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Some wonder: Is it unpatriotic to participate in this program? Here’s a summary of that discussion.

Business owners – we are an independent lot, are we not? Well, that’s why the idea of taking money from the government is like fingers on a chalkboard to some of them.

Some entrepreneurs think that taking government money through something like the Paycheck Protection Program is unpatriotic.

So is it unpatriotic?

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3 Ways to Endure Tough Times

Man rolling large wheel uphill with the blog title 2 ways to endure tough times

When tough times bring stress and anxiety, use these three attitudes to improve your mindset and take on the challenge.

Tough times, stress, anxiety, financial worries, how do you deal with it? Hear us discuss three attitudes that will help on The BIGG Success Show Here’s a summary of that discussion.

During tough times, especially tough economic times, business owners and individuals feel a LOT of anxiety over things like incoming bills and meeting payroll. To add to that you’ve got all this uncertainty…one day the stock market’s way up, the next it’s way down.

There’s a lot of things you can do in tough times – especially tough economic times – but there’s a few that we’re going to zero in on today that will help you persevere in any tough situation.

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5 Ways to Squirrel Away Money

Image of a squirrel with the blog post title: 5 Ways to Squirrel Away Money

Just as squirrels hoard nuts for winter, we can squirrel away money to get through an economic winter. We share five ways to weather a downturn.

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On this BIGG Success Show, we discuss how to prepare financially for tough times. Here’s a summary of that discussion…

This show was inspired by the many busy squirrels in our neighborhood, conducting their annual march to winter.

Here’s a story of a smart young woman who met a wise old squirrel.

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6 Signs Your Money is Happy With You

When your money is happy with you, you attract more money. The opposite is also true. See six ways to tell how your money is feeling.

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We discussed happy money on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion…

We disagree with conventional wisdom that money can’t buy happiness. We believe that money can buy happiness and happiness can buy money.

Recently, we were inspired by a book by “the Zen Millioinaire,” Ken Honda, entitled Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money*.

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