Guest Post: James Burn, Author of 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth

Posted 10 December, 2009 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Today’s guest author is James Burns, author of 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth. Welcome back, James!

About the Book:
The 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth is the book that demystifies necessary financial know-how and shows you exactly how to create wealth in any economy. If you’ve been hit by hard times and starting over, looking for retirement income strategies or searching for answers in an uncertain retirement future then this book was written just for you. I make it easy by summing up the gold at the end of each chapter so you can use it to build wealth.

About the Author:
James served honorably in the United States Marine Corps’ Force Reconnaissance which is akin to the Navy SEALs program.

James is the principal at the Law Office of James Burns.

James is CVO or Chief Visionary Officer of White Diamond Properties, Inc. a real property investment acquisition firm.

He is on the Advisory Board of Wave Uranium Holdings (WAVU.OB). A publically traded company that engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of uranium properties in the United States.

James is on the Advisory Board of Stone Equity group which is a real estate investment firm.

He is also author of the newly released book “The 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth”

Jame’s Guest Post:
Hope is not an investment strategy. If you’re like most people, you hope for a comfortable retirement doing what you like to do, free from financial worry. But have you asked yourself the tough questions that need answering before you can begin attaining your retirement goals? Do you even know, in specific detail, what your goals are? Do you want to live in the lap of luxury or merely continue living the lifestyle you currently enjoy? And do you know what it’s going to take to be able to do those things?

Most people have never really taken a hard look at where they are financially and what it would take to reach their goals. That’s because financial decisions are emotional and difficult, and change often involves risk. But change is what’s needed if you want to start thinking and acting like someone in control of his or her finances. Investors think differently than non-investors and I need you start thinking like an investor if we’re going to get your money to start working for you.

Before we get started, though, I want you to understand a few things about my approach to wealth building. While I believe that you can amass great wealth by sticking to these pillars of wealth, I don’t want you thinking that this is a get-rich-quick book or that I expect you to immediately understand everything about wealth building just because you’ve read my book. This is going to take work and patience and planning, and maybe even help from a financial professional.

I believe in planning for the entire length of your lifetime, and that your plan will need updating and adjustment to survive as long as you do. Financially successful people understand that amassing wealth isn’t about gimmicks or following the crowd. In order to create wealth you have to take a serious look at what’s best for you and your family. There is no one-size-fits-all financial plan.

I’m going to ask you to think like a corporation and honestly look at your personal cash flow. Would you buy your family business as it is today, based on your personal balance sheet? Are you running the family finances to the best of your abilities, and are you using the Three Secret Pillars of Wealth? Recently, three of the richest men in the world were asked by Forbes magazine what the best investment advice that they’d ever heard was. Together, these three men identified the three pillars of wealth, and I want you to learn how to use them to the same great effect as these billionaires.

Thanks again, James, for this awesome guest post today!



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