Unplug to Unwind

Key Takeaways

  • Vacations are an important part of ensuring you have the time to reset and recharge your batteries to get back to work refreshed and ready for what’s next.
  • Today’s constant connectivity with smart devices means many people don’t truly disconnect during their vacations and end up never fully recharging.
  • Try an old-style vacation with no TV or smart devices to really disconnect during your vacation.

Travel and Earn

Key Takeaways

  • There are ways to take some time off to do something you like to do and make a little money to help pay for it.
  • The gig economy applies to more than just ride-sharing or home-renting services. There are many seasonal job opportunities that you can pick up when and where you want.
  • With a little prior planning, you could pick up a seasonal gig for a few months and enjoy an activity that you love doing, get some travel in, and be able to pay for it.

The Money Mentor

Key Takeaways

  • Why recreate the wheel when you can learn from others who have been successful with their money?
  • Mentoring is especially important when discussing money coming in to the hands of people who are not used to having it.
  • Good money mentors can make a big difference in your life by helping you make good, smart decisions about your money.

The Great Wealth Transfer

Key Takeaways

  • Over the next decade or two, there will be a huge transfer of wealth to younger generations estimated at up to 40 trillion dollars.
  • If you have a lot of money you plan to transfer to your children or grandchildren, start to communicate and work with them now. It takes about a decade for people to get used to dealing and operating with a lot of money.
  • By involving younger generations in learning how to work with wealth now, you help them learn how to control the money versus the money controlling them.