They Laughed At Me When I Was Dead Broke Sleeping On My Brothers Couch But Not Today
Down-and-out, more than a quarter million in debt after my business failed in the dot.com crash. Homeless sleeping on my brother’s floor, then later their couch. But now I have a 736-credit score, rental properties, and rebuilt my retirement.
One thing I learned is you can be making hundreds of thousands each year, then nothing in a turn of the market. How did a dead broke professional go from high income to homeless then back to high income again?
“A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted”
They laughed because I was a 20-something computer consultant making $98,000.00 a year in 1996, yet lost it all by 2000. Left with more than a quarter million in debt, I paid $54,000.00 a year for five years to still owe $233,000 when I went bankrupt.
From high-flying geek stud to big fat dud! Even while helping business development clients produce more than $52,000,000.00 during the 2000 recession alone. Yet through naive deals and habits, I didn't have a dime to show for my efforts.
One thing I wanted more than ever is to NEVER go from top earnings to zero. When I was young I got screwed out of millions in fees, even lost money to clients to didn't pay for services delivered. And I was arrogant enough to attract the wrong kind of clients.
I got laid off of high income contentment employment opportunities, then turned around to be hired as a consultant for the same firms. There were times when I collected two or three paychecks to prevent ever going broke again.
In some ways I did this all wrong. I stayed up around the clock burning the midnight oil. When I lost it all I even listened to family members to get a “regular” job. After more than 300 interviews in a year Wal*Mart, Target, and Taco Bell didn't even hire me.
It was after the dot.com — maybe the big money I was earning was because of the technology boom. Not because I had technical skills that were highly valued in the marketplace. The lies people tell themselves out of ignorance of situation.
Most American's Are Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1 in 3 Americans couldn’t come up with $2,000 for an emergency. Even high-income professionals and entrepreneurs who make big bucks secretly suffer from this same problem.
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Over the years I've mentored a few hundred individuals into high income position, entrepreneurial successes, and sustainable wealth. A client who was only making $400 a month in a business of his own went to $10,000 a month in only 18-months.
Another client recovered $10 million dollars in cost overages in under 12-months while solving certain charge back issues which made the business cash positive. It helps I was managing a $35 million dollar portfolio, but the cash management models were at any scale.
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