How To Game the System

How to Game The System

How To Game the SystemWho doesn't want to game the system?  I don't mean lying, cheating, and stealing your way to the top.  I'm talking about living your life in a successful, fun, and compounding system - like that of a game!

As a child, I remember loving games, specifically video games.  I'd come home from school to boot up my desktop (with no real video card, a whopping 80GB of disk space, and an upgraded 2GB of RAM), log into RuneScape, and start the grind - all the while praying that no one disrupted my dial-up connection by calling the house!

All my friends played and, boy, were we a competitive batch.  Especially in the early stages of the game, it was empowering to come into school the following day to find out that I had gained more levels than anyone else in my group, completed a quest that no one else had, or had found a rare item!  On the other hand, it was frustrating and also motivating to find out that someone else had beaten me to the chase!

Back in grade school, my friends and I fell into the category of nerds.  I'll be the first to admit it -  actually, I take pride in it!  We found passion in the inspiring - tales of dragons, adventure, mythology, and valor resonated with us and dictated what we did in our free time.  Of course, playing RuneScape, those values carried over and fueled our desire to be the strongest!  But, I had a friend (let's call him E) who didn't fit our nerdy cookie-cutter mold.  While most of the nerds were picked on, E was actually pretty popular.  And while most people outside of our circle didn't know it, in RuneScape, he was also hands-down the best.Continue reading

Three Rules To Be Wealthy - Lamborghini Lambo

Three Rules To Be Wealthy

Three Rules of Wealth - lamborghiniLet me pose a question. What is the sole determination of wealth?

Is a fancy car? A big house? A well-paying job with a high-standing social status? Or is it the dollar sign attached to your bank account?

If you answered "yes" to any of these options, this article is specifically for you! Many would be reluctant to believe that real wealth isn't determined by the amount of stuff you have or the amount you make. And even more have been offended to hear that anyone can obtain wealth regardless of their current financial situation!Continue reading

High Investment to Reward Ratio - Time is Money Clock

Thinking of Dollars Differently - Investment to Reward Ratio

Originally Posted On December 31, 2015

Investment to Reward RatioWhen people dream of being rich, they don't dream of long hours at the office or sacrificing their free time to pursue a business - they picture the sports cars, fancy clubs, and the daily freedom to do whatever they want without the fear of running out of money.  While these fantasies aren't often rationalized, the idea of making money without working (or while doing very little work) seems to appeal to the dreamers.  Myself included!Continue reading