About the list, this is extremely helpful. I know some coaches who are already earning a lot of money and would choose to get paid for the information that they know but you, you choose to share it to everybody else free of charge. Be a proud brethren of Christ because this is his very attitude. I say this is an act of love. May it be returned to you and your family a million fold.
There are nearly as many ways to create wealth as there are people thinking about how to do it. Your financial plan leads you to your destination, and if you want to create wealth and make millions, you have to start with the first step and figure out how to get there. Whichever path you choose, keep the following things in mind to improve your likelihood of success:
I completely agree. My advice is to get a good job then live in a very cheap apartment or home. Then INVEST as much of that money as possible ( try to invest in property as this will give you a gradual increaseing income income) so the name of the game is the more you invest, the more you get and with that money invest MORE! This makes becoming rich a guarantee, it’s really that simple. And just something to add if you work for a boss, the boss will ALWAYS be making more money by USEING your brain affectively to make his money. So be your own boss and you do all the work and get all the money and desire you would ever want.
In making this list, I am in no way suggesting that every single method is suitable for every single person who reads this post, or that every person who reads this post is going to earn cash no matter which of these money making ideas they try.
In the end, you have to be committed to this goal. It is a long-term goal that will continue to go on well after you make your first $1 Million. It’s important to not live with the hope of dying with $1 Million net worth, but to have a $10 Million or even $15 Million net worth.
Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way. There are all kinds of websites that will pay you for various things, such as shopping, taking surveys or testing products. No, I’m not getting paid to promote any of these and no, these websites won’t make you a millionaire, but they are great for earning some extra cash. I’ll leave out the scams.
Tutor students. If you have an academic specialty and can squeeze in a couple of hours during the week while Junior is taking a nap or Janie is at gymnastics, share your knowledge with struggling students. Find students looking to improve their grades on your own through your kids’ schools – check a site such as Craigslist.org to gauge hourly rates in your area – or sign on with an online tutoring company, such as Tutor.com. You must be available to tutor at least five hours a week and have a college degree to tutor certain subjects for Tutor.com. Tutoring is done virtually from home via a computer, not in person. Tutor.com tutors are paid an hourly rate based on the subject.
9. Get money to do the heavy lifting. Investing is the Holy Grail of the millionaire and you must think of how you will get your money working for you. Not simply invested in a fund, bank or savings account but get your money to do real heavy lifting for you. That could mean reinvesting in your company so you can produce more income or investing in another venture. Remember if you don’t have
Above all else, living within your means is the key to financial success. If you can combine both of these principles, earning more and spending less, you will be ahead of 95% of the world. If you want to supercharge your millionaire journey, it’s important that you aren’t spending every dime that you earn.
Home prices don’t always rise, of course, and the housing bust wiped out the equity of plenty of homeowners. But over the long term, you’re more likely to reach your $1 million goal if you own a home than if you rent. When you buy a home with a fixed-rate mortgage, you basically lock in your monthly housing payment. If your income rises, you’ll pay an increasingly smaller share of it on housing, which means you’ll have more to save and invest.
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Diversify portfolio and investments. Don’t keep money in one place. Diversify your portfolio and invest in stocks, real estate, mutual funds, bonds, and other investments recommended by brokers to modify risk. If a risky investment in ShamWow absorbent towels ends up tanking, at least you’ve still got a considerable amount of money in other ventures.
In absolute terms, you won’t pay that much for a short-term payday loan. A $100 loan might have a fee of $15 for two weeks. But as the FTC warns, that’s an annual rate of interest of 390%! If at all possible, try other options before relying on these loans, and don’t roll them over very often.
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how this was the year you had to quit your job. I gave the reasons why. It wasn’t a gung-ho “you have to be an entrepreneur” article. It was more: bad shit is happening in the corporate world and bit by bit you’re going to feel the urge to quit.
Ugh this MOBE thing is behind so many things! It’s not fair because they pray on people that are already low on money! I would have fallen for it because of the initial price and then given in to more money spending because I already spent that initial money. Thank you for the heads up on these gross people. They are so annoying, will look into that other one how to become a millionaire without winning the lottery mentioned though
Not everyone is Mark Zuckerberg or Larry Page. Not everyone is going to drop out of college and create an iPhone or a time machine or a toilet that resizes itself automatically depending on who is sitting on it (although that would be pretty cool).
Education truly is a “silver bullet” for all that ails you. A college degree is called the Million Dollar Gift as it typically provides one more than a million dollars ($1.2 million on average) in additional lifetime income (of course, it should be a degree in something that’s marketable). Did you know many top “for-profit” schools (Harvard, Yale, Stanford, MIT, etc.) provide free tuition for those from families making less than $60-$75,000? Did you know a minority of students are accepted into college just on grades (good thing for me)? And, did you know there’s about $16 billion in aid and that most of it is not merit based? Finally, it is said the “rich” usually plan for three generations while the “poor” only plan for the weekend. Good advice from Rich Dad Poor Dad is to build a financial plan (with a professional planner) and then do it again. A financial plan should not be about getting rich but to primarily just help identify what’s important to you. Plus, it’s difficult to improve what you don’t track.
I’m glad I filtered out all these dubious programs out there and discovered Wealthy Affiliate. I’m just baffled how people are so easily lured into all these scams and these people are actually making pretty good profits. I had some people that came my way to make me join their programs as well, but I always felt like if they’re promotion is too aggressive, I found it shady.
They will use every psychological trick in the book and every strong arm tactic imaginable to get you to buy ever more expensive levels of membership. Always promising more and bigger and better and never delivering. The ultimate level is nearly $30,000. I’ve heard from some people who went all in and lost every dime.