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Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E20 |Lesson III | Mind Your Own Business

In 1974, Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s, was asked to speak to the MBA class at the University of Texas at Austin. A friend of mine was a student in that MBA class. After a powerful and inspiring talk, the class adjourned and…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E17 | The Richer get Richer like THIS

I’m going to give you two financial statements: poor dad’s and rich dad’s. First thing is first, we have the income statement and balance sheet. Poor dad’s financial statement is right down the middle; 50/50. Income takes up half and expenses take up half….

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E16 | In Summary about Homes

In summary, the end result in making a decision to own a house that is too expensive in lieu of starting an investment portfolio impacts an individual in at least the following three ways: Loss of time, during which other assets could have grown…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E11 | Assets vs. Liabilities | Cash-flow Pattern of an Asset

Rich dad believed in the KISS principle—Keep It Simple, Stupid (or Keep It Super Simple)—so he kept it simple for us, and that made our financial foundation strong. So what causes the confusion? How could something so simple be so screwed up? Why would…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E10 | The Broken American School System

Our school system, created in the Agrarian Age, still believes in homes with no foundation. Dirt floors are still the rage. So kids graduate from school with virtually no financial foundation. One day, sleepless and deep in debt in suburbia, living the American Dream,…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E9 | A Job is a Short-term Solution to a Long-term Problem

“Remember what I said before: A job is only a short-term solution to a long-term problem. Most people have only one problem in mind, and it’s short-term. It’s the bills at the end of the month, the Tar Baby. Money controls their lives, or…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 – E8 | Should Prices Go Up?

“Because it is ignorance about money that causes so much greed and fear,” said rich dad. “Let me give you some examples. A doctor, wanting more money to better provide for his family, raises his fees. By raising his fees, it makes health care…

Rich Dad Poor Dad | S5 : E6 |How Much Are YOU Worth?

“Okay, I’ll pay you a dollar an hour,” rich dad said, with a sly grin. Rich Dad Poor Dad When you don’t state your price, they’ll state it for you. My little brain and heart nearly exploded. After all, it was 1956 and being…

Rich Dad Poor Dad: S5 – E3 – The Beginning to Using the Mind

Being a product of two strong dads allowed me the luxury of observing the effects different thoughts have on one’s life. I noticed that people really do shape their lives through their thoughts. For example, my poor dad always said, “I’ll never be rich.”…

Rich Dad Poor Dad: S5 – E2 – Take Risks or Play it Safe?

Although both dads worked hard, I noticed that one dad had a habit of putting his brain to sleep when it came to finances, and the other had a habit of exercising his brain. The long-term result was that one dad grew stronger financially,…