Category Archives: Financial Freedom

Mistakes Which May Keep You Poor

I find FaceBook excellent for keeping up with my favourite mentors. One of these is Brian Tracy who is a Canadian Entrepreneur. Brian is an author, public speaker and a personal and professional development trainer. Today I watched a YouTube clip where … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Money On The Lottery

I know for a fact that I will never win the Lottery (or Lotto as we call it in NZ). This is mainly because I never buy tickets! I never buy scratchies either. I wonder how much I have saved … Continue reading

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Early December Ramblings

Hello again! I knew that I couldn’t stay away. Why pay $10 a year for a domain name and not use it? Also, when you’re ‘financially free’ and don’t have to go to work, what are you going to do … Continue reading

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Time To Go – I Mean It

This is the second time I have tried to wind-up this blog. I’ll try again!! I wanted to tell others that it is possible to achieve financial freedom. We had a long way to go and I sometimes doubted that we would make … Continue reading

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No Doodads

Do you want to build passive income and become financially free? A good way to do this is to invest in “cash producing assets.” What are cash producing assets? They are the opposite of  liabilities.  Assets will put money in … Continue reading

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Obama ~ Time Wasting

“With iPods and iPads; Xboxes and PlayStations – none of which I know how to work – information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation.” ~ … Continue reading

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‘Leverage’ is the Magic Word

Do you want to accelerate your path to financial freedom? If so, you need to know about the power of  leverage and how it applies to investing. Leverage is amplifying the power of your money, time and knowledge. To illustrate … Continue reading

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CashFlow 101- How to Play It

In I Don’t Want to Retire Old and Broke I said how I decided to follow Rich Dad’s philosophies on real estate to escape the rat race and become financially free. The very first step is to get financially educated. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to be Old and Broke

This is where it all began about nine years ago… Financial freedom had never even crossed my mind, until one evening my husband said “You know, we won’t have much money when we retire”. I was floored by this remark. … Continue reading

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Gidday Mate!!

There’s a ‘fair dinkum’ Australian greeting for you! It makes me laugh when they call me “mate!” In NZ only men call their male friends “mate”! I’m not complaining however; everyone is very friendly here in the “Lucky Country”. It’s … Continue reading

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Escape the Rat Race; Read these Books

Here are ten of the many great titles that helped us on the road to financial freedom: Rich Dad Poor Dad ~ Robert Kiyosaki Cash Flow Quadrant ~ Robert Kiyosaki Retire Young Retire Rich ~ Robert Kiyosaki Think and Grow … Continue reading

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The “Law of Attraction” Works!

I’ve got another hot tip for you; the Law of Attraction works! Now, I’m not going into a lot of detail about LOA here. For that I suggest you read “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne. But, in short, the  LOA … Continue reading

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All Thanks to Rich Dad!

Have you thought about retirement? Do you have a nice retirement nest egg? Will you struggle on superannuation? Maybe, you’ll end up living with your relatives.  There is another choice… financial freedom. That’s when your passive income (i.e money you … Continue reading

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9 Initial Steps to Financial Freedom

Would you like to be financially free? You know all the theory but, how exactly do you get started? Everyone is different; we all have different backgrounds, interests and realities. We are in different financial positions and have different life … Continue reading

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Asset Rich, Cash Flow Poor

Many people make the mistake of assuming that getting rich & financially free is all about accumulating assets. This can be true as long as the assets are income producing (e.g business or positive cash flow real estate). Often they … Continue reading

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Escaping Financial Hell

Eight steps to Financial Freedom; Article and photo from The Dominion Post: Living from payday to payday is not ideal. Financial adviser Liz Koh, author of “Your Money Personality; Unlock the Secret to a Rich and Happy Life,” suggests eight … Continue reading

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Build Yourself a Business

We figured that we’d need a lot of rental properties to get us financially free. Somewhere around fifty, actually! We wanted cash flow to live off …cash flow is the stream of money coming in from the rentals. Our initial … Continue reading

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Financial Freedom & Personal Responsibility

Article by Gary Keehner Without financial freedom, you cannot lead the life you want. It’s that simple. Without financial freedom, you spend a very large amount of your time working to make somebody else rich. They have financial freedom; you … Continue reading

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7 Real Estate Negotiating Tips

When we started out investing in real estate, as members of the Property Investors Association we heard an interesting talk by Dolf de Roos who is a well-known, international property investor and author, although he was born in NZ. You … Continue reading

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Why Money Is Only One Third of Happiness

Here is a snippet from a comprehensive post on Financial Freedom Ideas: “You are probably reading this post because it’s on a blog, related to making money online and achieving financial freedom, and you are interested in such topics. And … Continue reading

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