The Hindu Way To Wealth – A Recent Conversation

I recently had a conversation with my anonymous friend “Mahesh”. We collaborated on the book “The Hindu Way To Wealth“, in which I spoke with him about the fundamentals and philosophy of his culture’s perspective on wealth. He’s made a lot of money, and seems to do exactly the opposite of what I recommend in … More The Hindu Way To Wealth – A Recent Conversation

Compliments To: The Surprise Millionaires

One of the most pleasant surprises for me when I wrote The Old Money Book and started the blog was finding another like-minded website that communicated so many of the values we promote here. The Surprise Millionaires is a great website with inspiring stories about “Ordinary People” and “Extraordinary Wealth,” as they note on their … More Compliments To: The Surprise Millionaires

Black Friday Alternative

If you’ve followed this blog at all, or if you’ve read The Old Money Book, you know how I feel about rampant consumerism. Aside from the obvious effect of crippling many Americans financially, it’s also eroding our personal relationships. I feel that many people have substituted shopping for having real interests like reading, travel, mentoring, … More Black Friday Alternative

Forget Retirement

Ominous headlines abound: the economy is growing less; extended unemployment is not uncommon; adult children are moving back in with their parents; people are living longer and, thanks to inflation, able to save less. Given this new reality, retirement–the concept of leaving a job or profession permanently in order to live out one’s days in … More Forget Retirement