Two Words That Can Turn YOUR TEENS Into Millionaires

13-year-old Chicago resident Michael wanted to become a millionaire, but he didn’t want to work 86 years at the Illinois minimum wage in order to get there.

How could this middle schooler accomplish his goal without turning to crime or workaholism?

This inspiring story from Dave Ramsey tells us how.

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Dave Ramsey’s story:

Ben and Arthur were friends who grew up together.  At age 19, Ben decided to invest $2,000 every year for eight years. He picked investment funds that averaged a 12% interest rate.  Then, at age 26, Ben stopped putting money into his investments. That’s right — Ben stopped investing at age 26.  He put a total of just $16,000 into his investment funds.

Before you jump to the conclusion that Ben just made a terrible mistake, read on for Ben’s jaw-dropping, fantastic result.

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Hillary Clinton, Here’s How You Should REALLY Spend that $350 Billion in Student Loan Debt Relief

Hillary Clinton caused an unexpected dustup recently when she tweeted on August 12th: “How does your student loan debt make you feel?  Tell us in 3 emojis or less.”

The angry responses from students and others were blistering.

My personal favorite response to this tweet was:  “Hillary, COLLEGE STUDENTS CAN USE WORDS.”

Though Hillary’s tweet was callous and insensitive, no doubt — I feel deeply thankful that presidential candidates are even thinking about this critically important issue.

From my perspective as an author, consultant, and speaker who helps parents set their kids up to graduate college debt free and move directly into careers they excel at and love, I’d like to offer this year’s crop of presidential candidates one piece of advice:

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“Let’s Talk Now About What Life Will Look Like When You Come Home on College Breaks.”

What Every Parent Needs To Cheerfully Tell College-Bound Kids In the Month Before Classes Start

As a parent, you’d like to make your kid’s future college breaks as warm and memorable as possible. But will you be able to do that if your newly-flown offspring comes home snarly and inconsiderate?

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What if your newly minted college student decides to stay out until all hours on the night before Thanksgiving, and you toss and turn and lose sleep until 3:00 a.m. because you’re worried there’s been a car accident?

What if your child brings home overnight guests without asking — as though your house is his own?

What if your new “adult” college student decides to spend the entire break watching TV and playing video games — while you take care of all the grocery shopping, meal prep, cleaning, and yard work that keeps your household running smoothly?

Will this make for a warm, memorable college break for you, Mom?

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“Student Loan Debt Isn’t Really That Big A Deal.” True or False?

“Why the big emphasis on avoiding student debt?” some parents and school administrators wonder.  “Everyone gets student loans, don’t they?  That’s what my guidance counselor told me when I was in high school.  Isn’t that just the way it is?”

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Is that just the way it is?

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We’re On A Mission To Change the World For College Students!

No Matter Who You Are -- Here's How You Can Be A Part of It!

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Over the past five months I’ve been stunned by how many people without kids are repeatedly, every week, liking, sharing, and commenting on my blog posts.

Why are so many people without kids clicking and sharing?

One older lady put it to me this way:  “There are a lot of us who really, really care about the future of this country.  We believe that the solutions to a lot of our problems will likely come from the hearts and minds of the good kids who are in middle school and high school and college right now.  We want these kids to be able to finish college and then be free to change the world for the better!!  Not be stuck chained to jobs they hate to pay off piles of student loan debt!  Of course we’re passing around your blog posts as much as we can!”

This woman has joined the mission.

What about you?

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