This Type of Thinking Makes You Rich

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Over the years we’ve been approached by many people who want access to the amazing group of Rock Star investors that we proudly get to associate ourselves with.

The two main reasons these people want access to Rock Star members are:

a) There’s quite a lot of us now.

b) We all buy stuff.  We buy properties, we buy books, we look for that little advantage, that little piece of knowledge that can help us achieve our investing goals, our health goals, our fitness goals, our family goals, our legacy goals … and we’re not scared to pay for it.  Which is good but it also makes us very attractive to people

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What Raw Material Are You Feeding Your Mind?

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Lately in the Rock Star offices you can find a group of us huddled together

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Feeling Poorer? It’s Not You … It’s This

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Those pesky central bankers are at it again.

They just won’t

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Why Starting With The End in Mind is Plain Wrong

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We’ve been chatting with several real estate investors recently who are

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It’s Your Move Bank of Canada, Your Move!

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Well well well …

Today please let us have some summer fun and indulge us while we riff a little on the state of the economy.

Good?

OK great, here we go…

Aren’t these just the most interesting times we live in?

Just when everything seemed to be going according to plan in Canada doesn’t inflation hit 2%.

This is smack dab in the middle of the Bank of Canada’s declared 1% – 3% ideal range.

This “range” is in and of itself pure theft but that’s a discussion for another time

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How to Zig-Zag Towards Your Ideal Life

MarkTwainAt our last Member Event a guest asked me why I personally sold the vast majority of my RRSPs.

Her accountant was telling her “load up” on them for tax purposes and this was the first time she had heard of anyone doing the opposite and was confused because “all the best advice” says you should use RRSPs to their full advantage.

She just couldn’t accept that it was something that anyone would even consider doing.

Yesterday at a meeting someone else shared how they have a client who invests in GICs in their RRSP for 2.5% return.

Not 25%, 2 point 5 percent.

His father had done well with “safe” investing and so he’s following that strategy.

We’ve

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People Are Talking Behind Your Back & It’s Costing You

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Growing up in the construction business we’re used to people screaming at each other when they’re doing business.

Screaming, back then, was actually a very normal way to communicate.

If you didn’t scream it seemed no one listened.

General contractors screamed at the sub contractors … the job foreman screamed at the trades … the plumbers screamed at the electricians … the coffee truck driver screamed randomly at everyone.

It was a scream fest.

Both Nick and myself prefer normal levels of communication so it took a while to get used to it all.

Very often the reason people were screaming at each other was because of money.

The

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