The New Rules of Money

We were taught the rules of money by our parents and adults who were playing a different money game.  There are new rules of money.  The rules that worked for people during the Great Depression era do not work in todays economy.  You will lose if you follow the rule of saving as our parents … Continued

Saint Louis Real Estate as a Gateway to Financial Freedom

The first thing you think of when you think of St. Louis, Missouri is usually baseball, Budweiser, and the arch.  The arch, or the “gateway to the west”, was constructed to pay tribute Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a transcontinental United States and St. Louis’ role in westward expansion. While you might not initially think of St. Louis real … Continued

Losers use Savings Accounts

Savings Account vs. Whole Life Insurance The dollars that you keep in your savings account “earn” less than 1%.  That doesn’t beat inflation.  In fact, your are losing roughly 2% – a fact they don’t disclose when you deposit your life savings into a long-term savings account.  There is a huge opportunity cost to keeping that … Continued