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3 Common Misconceptions About Getting Rich… 🤑

Nowadays Im spending more money than even Im comfortable with. I mean damn, I just sent both of my parents to Cancun for 4 days – and they are separated. I Never imagined seeing so many transactions on my American Express. Who knew, this lifestyle would be so expensive? I used to think that you could just stop spending money when you want, but it doesn’t work that way; let me tell you why:

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You Gotta Spend the Most Money to Get Rich…

I know, it sounds weird. But, as the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. Most people realize that even after you have your business up and running, your business expenses will increase as you bring in more money. For example; you will have to run more Facebook ads to get more paying customers, and that is fine. But most people don’t realize that your personal expenses will continue to increase too.

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Things you can expect to pay for (that you didn’t have to before):

  1. Dinners. You can’t meet with a potential partner without covering the tab. Expect to spend $250-$350 for a nice dinner out. You can’t expect to close the deal without having to pick up a tab or two.
  2. Gas. Gas isn’t expensive, if you just drive to work and back. But chances are you will be picking people up from the airport. Driving around for meetings. Shopping and going on a lot of dates because you finally got your clout up.
  3. Food. Since you will always be on the road, you won’t be eating at home anymore. You have to grab food on the road, in between meetings, at dinner, and at the most expensive place of ALL – the Airport.

Get comfortable with it

Make sure you budget for these upcoming expenses. And don’t try to keep your expenses down. They will naturally need to go up in order for you to expand your business. This will be uncomfortable at first because our parents always taught us not to spend money if you don’t have to; but it’s just money. Money is just a tool for you to use to get where you’re trying to go. So use it.

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– Quentin B. Smith

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5 Secrets About Real Estate You Can Learn From the Rich

Why do Millionaires love real estate so much? Here are a few reasons why more millionaires are made in real estate instead of any other business:

1. They aren’t making anymore of it.

Real estate deals in a finite commodity and is therefore going to be subject to increases in value. We have all seen the price of computers go from $10,000 each to $500 in less than a decade. When have you seen the price of housing go down when has the rent for office space fallen for less than a year or two?

2. Easy Money.

It is easier to get a loan for a home that is to get a loan for small business.

3. Passive Income.

You don’t have to do anything to make money in the real estate industry. Most people will say you have to fix the toilets, but if you buy a property big enough, you can hire a management team to to handle that.

4. It can be passed down to the next generation

If you build a real estate empire, it continue to produce income for the rest of time. Your kids can literally grow up and not need jobs if you can set them up with $60,000 a year of passive income.

5. Cannot be disrupted by technology

There will never be an app that replaces real estate. Ever.

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I hope this helped. Leave a comment below. And share this with a friend.

– Q

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Instagram: http://instagram.com/quentinbsmith

Twitter: http://twitter.com/iqueglobal

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Quentin B. Smith is the bestselling author of Millennials to Millionaires, recognized automotive dealer, and motivational speaker on personal finance, investing, and entrepreneurship. Mr. Smith’s 2 privately held companies reflect his honest viewpoints on the economy, the middle class mindset, and business have made him a valuable resource for media seeking commentary and insights on real topics that matter. Catch him in highly held finance publications as he urges his followers and associates to Make it Happen and go from Millennials to Millionaires. He currently resides in Salt Lake City, UT with his friends, team, and cars. Visit http://quentinbsmith.com for his latest blogs, news, tips, and training!