What Is Your Financial IQ?
Do you know what your Financial IQ is? I didn’t! 🙄 We took IQ (Intelligence Quotient) tests in school, however, we never took Financial IQ tests! We didn’t get taught much about finances or money in school. 🙁
I was watching a Robert Kiyosaki seminar and he said “How much time do you spend studying money? If you want to increase the amount of money you make, you must increase your Financial IQ.” Duh, Kellie 😯 I realized when he asked that question that I had spent only a little amount of time studying money and increasing my Financial IQ. Robert Kiyosaki said “If you want to make a lot of money, you must spend a lot of time learning about money and how it works.” (paraphrasing his words) Wow, that made so much sense to me!
The Financial Light Bulb Went On
Jim Rohn always said “Don’t ask that life get easier, ask that you get better“! A huge light bulb 😎 went on for me the day I heard Robert Kiyosaki ask that question. I had studied nutrition and the physical body to be in great physical health; I had studied tons of personal growth to be a better person; I had studied spirituality to find I am a spiritual being having a human experience; I had studied business to become a better business person; I had studied communication skills to be a better communicator….. However, I didn’t spend enough time to “master” money and raise my Financial IQ to the next level!! 😯
Learning About Money
One of my favorite financial gurus is Robert Kiyosaki, the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad. I started to devour all of his books, CDs, DVD and seminars. He taught me the New Rules Of Money and why being an employee would never lead to freedom. He said you must learn to become a “B” (big business person) or an “I” (an investor) to truly have freedom. Click on our blog posts on the New Rules of Money – Part I and Part II.
1971 Money Became A Currency For the USA
In 1971, Richard Nixon took us off the gold standard, which means the United States money was no longer backed by gold. Money was no longer money, we started creating a currency on paper. Since 1971, the dollar has lost 95% of it’s value. 😯 Please watch Robert Kiyosaki’s video about the US currency.
Tony Robbins also created a video of with an “Economic Caution”.
Tony says “In every tragedy there is an opportunity. Now is the time to figure out what the opportunities are and seize them. This decade will be completely different than anything in history.” And as Eric Hoffer said “In times of change the learners inherit the future, while the learned find themselves in a world that no longer exists“. We believe the greatest opportunities are available right now for those who are ready to learn and give it everything they got! It is so much fun seeing the future! 😆
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