Blog Posts

4 Ways to Lock-Down Your Identity Online

By Byron Ellis March 12, 2019

“For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind.” – Eleanor Everet You probably hadn’t heard of Equifax until it was revealed in 2017 that over 145 million people—almost half of the U.S. population—had their sensitive information exposed to hackers. To me it was like discovering that a stranger had stolen my house key, and was making as many copies of it as they wanted. We’re only just starting to realize how much we rely on technology, and just how vulnerable we can…
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Why You Fight with Your Partner About Money (And How to Fix It)

By Byron Ellis February 26, 2019

“Don’t fight about money because after you’ve said mean things to each other, the amount of money in the bank will be the same.” – Anonymous Have you ever had a disagreement with your spouse or partner about money? If not, stop reading. Put down the newspaper, tablet, phone, whatever it is, and return to your sacred mountaintop in Shangri La where you can contemplate the secrets of the universe while us mere mortals toil away below. But if you have fought with your partner…
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7 Truths That Every Successful Investor Knows

By Byron Ellis February 20, 2019

“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” – Jonathan Swift I’ve always been interested in money. Not in a selfish way…more in a desire to learn as much as I can, so I can make the best decisions for myself and family. I’ve learned a lot. The world of finance is endlessly complex and ever-changing; you could spend your entire life studying it and never understand how all of it works. Many people have. But you don’t need…
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5 Secrets to Creating Retirement Income

By Byron Ellis February 12, 2019

“Don’t let money run your life, let money help you run your life better.” – John Rampton “How does it work?” That’s the big question I’m always asked. By the time you are ready to put in your final notice, you’ve got money squirreled away in a million different places; 401(k)s, IRAs, Roth IRAs, brokerage accounts, savings accounts…the list goes on. And all you really want to know is, “How do I actually take the money out?” You love the idea of creating a monthly…
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Why I Changed My Focus from Success to Balance (and How That Made Me More Successful)

By Byron Ellis February 5, 2019

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein You probably won’t believe me when I tell you this, but I will anyway. The number one factor that I attribute to my success is this: not taking success so seriously. Let me explain. When I started building my business decades ago, I was a workaholic. 80-hour weeks, week in and week out, for years. Then my daughter was born, so I made a big change… …to 60-hour…
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