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Image of a father and son with the blog title: Rich Dad Wise Son

Rich Dad, Wise Son

Image of a father and son with the blog title: Rich Dad Wise Son

Here’s the story of a rich dad who wants to teach his son how fortunate he was. But it was the dad who learned the lesson, from his wise son.

We discussed true riches on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

Here’s a great story by that great author, Anonymous. One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country. The dad’s sole purpose was to show his son how poor people live, so the son could appreciate his good fortune.

They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. On their return from their trip, the father asked his son:

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How to Get Rich

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Want to know how to get rich? We discuss six steps to “turn your desires into gold”, from the man considered to be the dean of wealth creation.

We discuss six steps to riches on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

We opened the vault on timeless classics and found a great one. Napoleon Hill’s great book, Think and Grow Rich* – THE original study on wealth creation – describes the six steps to turn your “desires into gold.”

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Tom Corley Effortless Wealth book cover

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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how debt can springboard you to wealth

How Debt Can Springboard You to Wealth

how debt can springboard you to wealth

If you have debt, turn it to your advantage. Few people realize that debt can springboard you to wealth. We share an example of this on today’s podcast.

On The BIGG Success Show today, we talk about how to get out of debt.

This show is inspired by a recent report on consumer debt levels by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It shows that household debt in the U.S. hit a record high in the first quarter of 2019, up 8% from the previous record reached in the third quarter of 2008.

So if you’re in debt, you’re not alone. But debt can be good or bad. We believe debt is a tool. So today, we show you how to get out of debt and then, how to use debt to your advantage – to turn debt into wealth. Here’s a summary of that discussion…

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An image of a wallet squeezed shut for the blog post titled Saving for Retirement with a Stingy Employer

Saving for Retirement with a Stingy Employer

An image of a wallet squeezed shut for the blog post titled Saving for Retirement with a Stingy Employer

Saving for retirement is harder than ever as many employers are shifting more of the burden on to employees. See how you can respond.

We discussed saving for retirement and stingy employers on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by a New York Times article by Nelson Schwartz and Michael Corkery. It compared the retirement plan of Sears and Amazon. Sears was more generous.

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