I really am not a gold fan.
You need some quick wins in order to stay pumped enough to get out of debt completely.
I like to write books where I get a question on the radio, and I don’t have an answer for it.
Pay your utilities, gas and other basic needs before paying on your debts.
I will never be unemployed.
I have done stupid with a lot of zeros on the end of it. I know what it looks like.
This is a great time for the ‘guerilla marketer.’ The days when you used to have to buy expensive TV time and a yellow page ad to get started are gone.
You never cash out a 401(k) or IRA to pay off debt, unless it’s to avoid a foreclosure or bankruptcy.
I think that anyone who wants to start their own business can, but not any type of business.
You have to teach children about money intentionally – create teachable moments.
My wife, Sharon, and I started with nothing when we got married. I was driving a 1902 Pinto and eating off a card table.
In order to be a great marketer, you have to be focused and intense and look at scarcity, urgency, activity and passion in the marketplace.
When people get scared, they quit giving.
We’ve really got to stop looking to Washington to fix our problems. It obviously doesn’t have the ability to do that. People who are successful are not successful because of the president.
My children were taught at an early age how money works and that it comes from hard work. They’ve been on a commission – not an allowance – since they were little. They learned that if they worked around the house, they got paid. If they didn’t work, they didn’t get paid.