The Case Against Self-Directed IRA Investments

“Happiness is being retired and spending all of my kids’ inheritance before I die!” –Anonymous If you remember in the 2012 Presidential debates, one surprising fact came up regarding Mitt Romney. He had something like $72 quadrillion dollars in his IRA. OK. He didn’t really have that much (it was $71 quadrillion), but he had […]

Why Didn’t My Company Grow Bigger Faster?

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” –Robert Frost I was fortunate enough to be able to cofound a company which, seven years later, I was able to sell. While I was unable to claim the IPO status of Mark Zuckerberg when […]

When Do You Need to Write Your Business Plan?

“If it really was a no-brainer to make it on your own in business there’d be millions of no-brained, harebrained, and otherwise dubiously brained individuals quitting their day jobs and hanging out their own shingles. Nobody would be left to round out the workforce and execute the business plan.” – Bill Rancic There are a […]

Your Business is Always for Sale

“Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.” –Frank Zappa “Everybody has a price.” –Ted “The Million Dollar Man” DiBiase When the founders of our company had our first corporate strategic planning retreat, we laid out this grandiose idea of growing to an immense size and having a company full of people who […]

The Brain Dump

If you’re a fan of mine on Facebook, you’ve seen that I like to post a lot of articles which interest me. If you’re not a fan, go become a fan! I’ve decided to occasionally post a few of my favorites here to share with the rest of you. Hopefully, you’ll all become Facebook fans […]

Personal Finance FAQ Series: Can I Make More Money Working From Home Like Those Ads Promise

Can you really make a bunch of money working from home? You see the ads all the time. Some housewife in the middle of North Dakota makes $5,837 per day just by turning on her computer. Too good to be true? Check out the video below and get the answer. While you’re at it, you […]