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An old school way to create new opportunity

In today’s instant world, we miss out on certain things. Certain things we forget we ever had. Things that became lost simply because they were …

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How even positive changes can create problems – CA Estate Plan

While reading a book today about marketing, I discovered something new about the brain. I already knew the brain has one compartment that can make …

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Affordable Living Trust – Don’t Break the Bank On Your CA Living Trust

Avoid Lawyers Who Charge Too Much for a California Living Trust Lawyers used to charge an arm and a leg for estate plans (and some …


Girl on youtube schools p-denni

Over the weekend, this girl on youtube delivered me some luscious tips on decluttering. I fast forwarded the parts about how to consolidate your nail …

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My top 3 books on money

Just got off of Facetime with my daughter, who lives with her mom in CA. She decided she’d show me her entire sticker collection (took …


I don’t wanna hear the lamentations of your women about their California Living Trust

I like re-watching movies from the 80’s (all the movies I used to watch as a kid) because they are funny in accidental ways. Either …

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Stop Stopping Yourself from Making Progress on Your California Estate Plan

Progress is a wiggly animal. We want to make big progress, a lot of progress, fast progress. We want to make progress on a variety …

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How to Summon the Power of Creativity

Sometimes you hear a song that captures and expresses your exact mood. Or you read something that perfectly crystalizes your nebulous thoughts and brings clarity …

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Getting wet with the Little Mermaid

Last night, the wifey and I watched the Little Mermaid. You know, the new one that recently came out on Disney+. Fun fact: I was …


Trust Transfer Deed – How to Put Real Estate into a Trust

What is a Trust Transfer Deed and Why Should I Care? A trust transfer deed is a special type of deed. A deed is a …


How working out and wealth-building are related

A few months back, I stopped going to the gym. Reason being, I read Dan Kennedy’s “No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs” and realized I …

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And I feel, so much depends on the weather

After waiting at the airport for about 4 hours yesterday to fly from OC back to Vegas, my flight eventually got cancelled anyway. And with …

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Cheesy Shark Movie Explains Need for California Living Trust

Last night I watched a movie after my wife went to bed early – “The Reef” – a shark movie made a decade ago based …

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California Power of Attorney: The secret power you’ve probably overlooked

Power at its core is the ability to influence others. And if I asked you who you think “holds power” you may think of wealthy …

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I’m gon git you…California Living Trust

I play this game with my daughter, and I tell her “I’m gon git you!” and I chase her around the house. She laughs hysterically …

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An old man at his writing desk

I’ve been thinking lately… About contradictory “business advice.” Like, on the one hand, you need to envision your outcomes, your ideal life, and work backward …


People are your fodder

I don’t promote cannibalism. But people everywhere, including your friends, family, auto-mechanic, strangers, pest control man, celebrities, neighbors, teachers, beggars, comedians – they are all …


Understanding the Wealth Tree

Wealth is like a tree. Like the tree in your yard. It can grow and thrive and produce fruit, in turn giving you life and …


An often overlooked way to become wealthy

There are really only three sources of wealth. And to become a wealthy man, you need to be cultivating all three. And all three are …

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Solve this one problem and you’ve solved them all

There is this concept in storytelling nerdom called the “threshold guardian.” Basically, it’s an obstacle that gets in the hero’s way of adventure. A threshold …


Remember the simple path to success

Success, though defined differently for each man, is comprised of the same two ingredients. How can you expect to be successful unless you are intimately …


On becoming great in a world that doesn’t care

The world doesn’t really care about you while you’re quietly working away in your own corner of the world, building something new. Until all of …


The land is fertile beneath your feet

Opportunity doesn’t seem to be the problem these days. The world is rife with it. Especially with technology, which allows anyone with an internet connection …


Keep your vessel afloat

It’s been a while since I read the Bible, but I still remember Jesus always talked about people as being “vessels.” Vessel can mean a …


The story behind more money in your pocket

Humans are suckers for a good story. Fiction, biographies, movies, Netflix documentaries… People gobble this stuff up. Why? Sure, there is a distraction element to …


How to find motivation by finding this first

If you’re wondering how to find motivation, you may be focusing on the wrong thing. Those who find success, and who find it quickly, are …


Don’t let these ghosts haunt you, get an Orange County Expungement

For some reason, men are better than women at breaking the law. It’s a gift we’ve been endowed with by our creator. Probably has something …


This is why your dreams don’t come true

I assume you have a dream, a vision. If you don’t have a dream or a vision for your future, that’s another issue for another …


A simple wealth-building formula you can implement today

I’ve read a lot of books about wealth. I’ve met a lot of wealthy people. I, myself, am becoming more and more wealthy with each …

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Don’t flip the coin on your future

My wife and I like to watch movies at night. Last night we started watching No Country for Old Men. I’m a fan of Cormac …


Doing this will help you feel less frantic and stressed

I hate, hate, hate feeling frantic. Like when my thoughts are racing and my mind jumps from one worry to the next, without solving any …


How to avoid burnout and become more effective

I was part owner of a software business for attorneys for about 10 years. I knew our market (attorneys), my partner knew software, and together …


How to bring simplicity back to your finances

If you’re worried about money, you’re not alone. Financial worry is one of the most common worries of all humans. Let alone, entrepreneurs who are …


The tiny vampires I’ve invited in

They will suck mercilessly from me my sleep, my time, attention, and my money. They are emotional tyrants, constantly pulling on my heart strings. They …


Here’s what I did to grow my income by 10%

As an entrepreneur, I’m always looking for new and better ways to make money. Because I have the old school belief that a man should …


Why Drake don’t take naps

Drake says in one of his lyrics: “I don’t take naps. Me and the money are way too attached, to go and do that.” I …

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How to enjoy the ride in business

Being in business for yourself is a roller coaster in every aspect: emotional, psychological, financial. It takes real balls to be in business for yourself, …


Words from a dead guy that will help your Monday

I don’t care how much weed you smoke, there ain’t a single person alive not plagued by the temptation of worry. I say “temptation” because …


When your googly eyes get a little short-sighted

I love the internet and technology. For most things. I love to learn, and nowadays you can learn a lot of things on the internet …


You cannot squeeze this from my loins

On Sunday, I celebrated father’s day with my kids just by hanging out in the living room, eating food, and watching stupid videos together. I’m …


Keep your passion, but do this first

There are fewer hotly debated mantras amongst creators than: “Do what you love, and the money will follow.” It’s catchy, and it’s persuasive, particularly for …


A lesson from a man who cheated on his wife

I recently watched a Netflix documentary about Arnold Schwarzenegger. The man achieved great success in the domains of bodybuilding, Hollywood, and politics. Becoming a champion …

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Take this nutty business guru’s advice on time management

I’ve been reading No B.S. Time Management by Dan Kennedy, and the guy is a bit nutty in his practices. Like if you want to …


What your business can learn from a woman’s body

A couple days ago, my wife gave birth to our fourth daughter. No, we will not be trying for a boy. That’s too many rugrats. …


A simple trick to save more money during an inflated economy

I read a recent report that said Americans are saving much less these days. According to this article, the average personal savings rate of Americans …

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Sometimes we all need a little help

My wife is in her third trimester of pregnancy, and isn’t having the easiest time of it. Thus, my mother in-law is staying with us …

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The funny thing about death, and how a California living trust can help

Death is kinda funny in a way. And I don’t mean you LOL when grandma kicks the bucket. You’re talking to a family man with …


How a CA power of attorney can prevent problems with your gf’s bank account

My brother and his girlfriend have lived together for several years, but they’ve always had separate bank accounts. I don’t know if it’s a trust …