BBQ Networking Technique

You may have already picked up on what the first 3 steps are that you should follow when seeking to build new wealth pillars: Education Support Connection It’s no coincidence either that the first letters spell out ESC, most commonly recognised as the ‘escape’ button on a computer …and one may assume representative of one’s ‘escape’ to a place of more freedom.  …

Wealth Comes From Owning Assets

So, as you know, the whole wealth-building process is about building assets. So what is an asset? Well, I have my own definition for that, and the wealth-building definition of an asset goes like this. ‘An asset is something you own, but is not you. It puts money in your bank account while you are asleep, and you can pass …

Are You Ready To Become Debt Free?

Here’s the reality. When you own money to anybody, you’re in debt. Don’t be fooled by the labels. It doesn’t matter whether it’s called mortgage, loan, overdraft, finance, credit card or store card. It’s not even relevant that they may be charged at different interest rates. They are all debts! When you owe any money, you need to follow a …

Is Your Education An Investment Or A Cost?

Have you ever heard the saying ‘all leaders are readers’? Or perhaps the quote from the late Jim Rohn, where he quipped ‘Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen T.V’s’. Today we have the fortune of not just being able to read books, but to consume information digitally in the form of eBooks, podcasts, audible books and videos and …

Why It’s A Smart Idea To Have A Process For Monitoring Your Bills

Bills …we all have them, but do you have a process in place to ensure that your bills are not diverting more money away from wealth-building activities than they should? As more and more of us switch our banking and the way we manage our subscriptions and utilities online, no longer do we receive such a visual reminder as that paper …

What’s Your Policy When It Comes To Insurance?

We all know that insurance is important in life. But it really should be important for those things that would be disastrous if you lost them. It’s worth knowing for every area of your life what your risk is: if my house burned down, would it be life changing? Well the answer, of course, would be yes. The same answer …

You Can’t Hide From Tax, But You Can Certainly Mitigate It

Tax effects us in every aspect of life, and there’s no escaping it. It is such an all-pervasive thing, so everyone needs to have a tax strategy – you should not just accept it and pay it. As an employee you will be paying the highest rate of tax. Employees go to work, and before receiving their payment for the …

How Much Are Your Investments Being Eroded By Support Costs?

Let’s reflect for a moment on the costs you pay when you invest money. In previous blog posts we have talked about the importance of getting more value than what you’re spending, but today we’ll talk about an area where that is not always the case which is in the area of investments. If an accountant charges you £3000 but saves you £15,000 it is …

Pension checklist: 3 things you need to know

The last 3 weeks of the WealthTalk podcast have been focused on the 2nd pillar of wealth, which is Pensions. I believe that pensions are the most over-looked and under-valued asset of all 7 pillars.  It’s true that the word ‘pensions’ isn’t the most exciting topic when it comes to wealth-building, however, it is where people rely on putting their money in order …

D.E.B.I.T.S: How To Find Money In Your Life You Didn’t Even Know Was There

https://app.kartra.com/video_front/index_pages/zlrjXaFJ7ta4/0/?autoplay=false&mute_on_start=false&show_controls=true If you look closely at the WealthBuilders logo you will see that it consists of three sections: a Foundation, the In-fill of the 7 pillars, and a roof. In the foundation element, where we help you try to create wealth, we’re looking really hard at what you already have in your financial life, and we begin that process with …