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Born: 1960-09-03
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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My children were taught at an early age how money works and that it comes from hard work. They've been on a commission - not an allowance - since they were little. They learned that if they worked around the house, they got paid. If they didn't work, they didn't get paid.

Tags: Age, Money, Work

People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird's eye view and they don't create a systematic plan.

Tags: Bird, Business, Plan

The thing I have discovered about working with personal finance is that the good news is that it is not rocket science. Personal finance is about 80 percent behavior. It is only about 20 percent head knowledge.

Tags: Good, Knowledge, Science

This is a great time for the 'guerilla marketer.' The days when you used to have to buy expensive TV time and a yellow page ad to get started are gone.

Tags: Great, Time, Used

We are all in the business of sales. Teachers sell students on learning, parents sell their children on making good grades and behaving, and traditional salesmen sell their products.

Tags: Business, Good, Learning

We've really got to stop looking to Washington to fix our problems. It obviously doesn't have the ability to do that. People who are successful are not successful because of the president.

Tags: Looking, Problems, Successful

You don't want to have so much money going toward your mortgage every month that you can't enjoy life or take care of your other financial responsibilities.

Tags: Care, Life, Money

You're not a bad parent if you don't save for your kid's college because instead you had to choose to feed them and clothe them. Those things come first. They can go to school and do this thing called 'work' while they're in school.

Tags: Bad, School, Work

I think the lie we've told people in the marketplace is that a degree gets you a job. A degree doesn't get you a job. What gets you a job is the ability to carry yourself into that room and shake a hand and look someone in the eye and have people skills. These are the things that cause people to become successful.

Tags: Job, Successful, Yourself

Credit is an 'I love debt' score.

Tags: Credit, Debt, Love

Hitting bottom and hitting it hard was the worst thing that ever happened to me and the best thing that ever happened to me.

Tags: Best, Hard, Worst

I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.

Tags: Knowledge, Peace, Possible

I have done stupid with a lot of zeros on the end of it. I know what it looks like.

Tags: Done, End, Stupid

I have to live my books before I write them.

Tags: Books, Write

I like to write books where I get a question on the radio, and I don't have an answer for it.

Tags: Books, Question, Write

I really am not a gold fan.

Tags: Fan, Gold

I think that anyone who wants to start their own business can, but not any type of business.

Tags: Anyone, Business, Start

I will never be unemployed.

Tags: Unemployed

I've got a young man who works for me who says you don't need to discover your dreams - you need to recover them.

Tags: Dreams, Works, Young

In order to be a great marketer, you have to be focused and intense and look at scarcity, urgency, activity and passion in the marketplace.

Tags: Great, Order, Passion

Most of the things we buy are wants. And we call them needs, but they're wants.

Tags: Call, Needs, Wants

My wife, Sharon, and I started with nothing when we got married. I was driving a 1902 Pinto and eating off a card table.

Tags: Married, Off, Wife

Pay your utilities, gas and other basic needs before paying on your debts.

Tags: Basic, Needs, Pay
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There are no shortcuts when it comes to getting out of debt.

Tags: Debt, Getting, Shortcuts

When people get scared, they quit giving.

Tags: Giving, Quit, Scared

While I encourage people to save 100% down for a home, a mortgage is the one debt that I don't frown upon.

Tags: Debt, Home, While

You can't be in debt and win. It doesn't work.

Tags: Debt, Win, Work

You don't need credit.

Tags: Credit

You have to teach children about money intentionally - create teachable moments.

Tags: Children, Create, Money

You need some quick wins in order to stay pumped enough to get out of debt completely.

Tags: Debt, Enough, Order

You never cash out a 401(k) or IRA to pay off debt, unless it's to avoid a foreclosure or bankruptcy.

Tags: Debt, Off, Pay

You've got to tell your money what to do or it will leave.

Tags: Leave, Money, Tell

Children who reach the age of eighteen with their entire skills set composed on Nintendo and eating Doritos have been neglected. Their parents neglected to give them the character traits necessary to live successfully.

Tags: Age, Character, Children