Do you want to become a millionaire? I’ll assume you answered yes to that question. What are your plans for getting there? Rob a bank? You will probably have to rob a good number of banks to get to a million dollars and then you will most likely end up in jail anyway. On second [...]

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A reader recently wrote in wanting to know how to become a billionaire. There is no set path to becoming a billionaire. If there was, you can be certain that I would have majored in it in college along with everyone else. Realize from the start that odds are against you becoming a billionaire. I [...]

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Financial windfalls: Big tax refund. Inheritance. (I’m sorry for your loss.) Winning the lottery. (Congratulations! Although playing in the first place should be done in moderation, if at all.) So, you’ve suddenly found yourself in a position of having a ton of money (to you, anyway) and don’t know what to do with it. Your [...]

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I’m sitting at home watching an NFL pre-season game. Growing up in Texas, football was a big part of my high-school life, even though I’m a little embarrassed to say I don’t always understand the game… Every time I watch what amounts to a bunch of people mostly my age or younger beating each other [...]

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This is the second post in a series about millionaire status. Read about the first one here: Millionaires in the Making: Pros and Cons. The million dollar number is often set as a personal goal for many people. Has anyone ever gone the other way and made it to the dark side of a million? [...]

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