A Lesson in Personal Finance with Robert Kiyosaki

In Garrett’s first job in the financial services industry, he witnessed firsthand how Wall Street had built a mousetrap for the middle class. They tell you to put your money into complex investments you don’t understand, in a retirement account that you can’t touch until you’re old, and ask you to cross your fingers and hope it works out.

That’s not how the rich do it. Personal finance for the rich is about simplification, minimizing risk, and optimizing cash flow.

Please enjoy this special interview with Robert Kiyosaki, as Wealth Factory’s founder Garrett Gunderson, and Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki go behind the curtain of Wall Street’s “Middle Class Mousetrap” and expose the critical differences between personal finance for the poor, the middle class, and the wealthy.

StrengthsVesting – Driving your Personal Finances by Leveraging Your Strengths

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StrengthsVesting – Driving your Personal Finances by Leveraging Your Strengths

Which kind of investor are you, and what kinds of investments should you be considering? Let’s start with where you shouldn’t invest (these are only examples, and not meant as advice specific to your situation:) There’s chasing after the hottest stock. There’s gambling. There’s investing in things you don’t understand. There’s deferring your investing strategy and…

A Personal Finance Checklist for Entrepreneurs

A Personal Finance Checklist for Entrepreneurs

A Personal Finance Checklist for Entrepreneurs

Originally published on Forbes.com It often seems that personal finance advice given to business owners is the same advice given to employees. The problem is that business owners have different kinds of assets, liabilities, cash flow demands, and tax structures than employees, and not taking these into account during traditional financial planning could mean significant oversights that could leave a business owner over-exposed in…

Wealth Factory Gets a New CEO (and this is a really good thing)

Wealth Factory Gets a New CEO (and this is a really good thing)

Wealth Factory Gets a New CEO (and this is a really good thing)

Garrett has stepped down as CEO. He’s our visionary, our leader, and our human encyclopedia when it comes to personal finance. Moving forward, Garrett gets to focus full time on developing and simplifying personal finance strategies for entrepreneurs. You’ll probably see even more of him than you’ve seen before. Garrett is replacing himself as CEO with Norm Westervelt. Norm…

Minimizing Risk

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Minimizing Risk

You’ve heard of Aesop’s fables, right? Did you know they can improve your investing? Fable number 721 in the Perry Index is one you may never have heard… but you DO know the “moral” (takeaway) of this story quite well. And this particular “moral” holds a special key for investors… Because it helps unlock clarity…