The Great Wealth Transfer is Underway! Which side are YOU on?

Imagine being a passenger boarding the Titanic for its maiden voyage. Today, we all know how that story ended.  But what would you have paid to know what was going to happen BEFORE it happened?  Or at least while there was still time to save yourself and your loved ones?

The US economy has long been considered unsinkable. When the economic waves of the world get choppy, investors worldwide seek shelter in US bonds.  And the US government has been all too happy to sell those bonds and go deeper and deeper into debt.  Today, almost daily we hear about record setting deficits and new debt ceilings.  It’s easy to be confused and simply tune out.  There were people dancing on the deck of the Titanic even as it was sinking.  They were too busy having fun.

They say that people who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.  If you thought graduation meant no more studying and no more tuition, you might want to think again.  It’s been said that in the history of the world, no economy has survived a 98% devaluation of its currency.  The US is at 95% today.

What does all this mean?  More importantly, what does it mean to you?  MOST importantly, what can you DO about it?

We think the first and most important thing a concerned individual can do is get educated. There are great books, podcasts and seminars available.  One of our favorite teachers is Robert Kiyosaki and the Rich Dad Company.  He’s a guy that takes a lot of criticism, but for our money he tells it like it is better than anyone else that is readily accessible to everyday people.  Anyone who threatens the status quo is going to be the target of critics.

We suggest you read his work, listen to his message and ask yourself if it makes sense to you.  The key to your success will be your ability and willingness to research, think and act. Most people will keep dancing on the deck.  As for us, we’ll be in Scottsdale on April 30th listening to what Robert Kiyosaki, Mike Maloney and Richard Duncan have to say.

Wealth transfers are nothing new. And Robert Kiyosaki thinks a HUGE wealth transfer is imminent if not underway right now.  If you are concerned (and you should be), then we encourage you to attend this event also.

For us, it’s a business decision.  If we invest the time and money and go to the event, the worst thing that happens is that we spend 3 days hearing that these men have to say and thinking about the subject.  Even if we completely disagree, the 3 days of concentrated thought will help us make better decisions.  If we pick up just one of two great ideas that we can act upon, we should easily be able to make enough profit to cover the cost of the event. In either case, we’re likely to meet some interesting people – and who knows what opportunities will open up from that?  Our guess it will be more profitable than if we stay at home dancing in the deck.

Mike Maloney says this wealth transfer presents one of the GREATEST OPPORTUNITIES in history. We don’t want to to miss it!

We hope to see you in Scottsdale on April 30th.  Click here to join us.

Here’s a replay of our radio interview with Mike Maloney on November 18, 2009:

11/15/09: Is Gold All that Glitters? Exploring the Relationship Between Debt, Dollars, Gold and Real Estate with Special Guest Mike Maloney

It’s hard not to be impressed with the growth of gold over the last several years.  But did you know that there’s a relationship between gold and real estate prices?   On this broadcast, The Real Estate Guys explore the relationship between debt, dollars, gold and real estate!

Sitting behind the golden microphones for this episode:

  • Host, Robert Helms
  • Co-Host and Financial Strategist, Russell Gray
  • The Goldfather of Real Estate, Mr. Bob Helms
  • Rich Dad’s Gold Advisor, Mike Maloney

In the wake of a weakening dollar, gold has been breaking records.  But what does that really mean for your real estate, mortgages and cash reserves?  We start the show with a discussion of inflation and what causes it.  Readers of Equity Happens know that when the money supply increases faster than the supply of goods and services, price inflation occurs.  Mike Maloney gives us a very interesting historical perspective while clarifying the important differences between money and currency.

Like Russ, Mike Maloney is a guy that likes charts and graphs.  He is also a student of history.  He tells us what “fiat” currency is and what it’s track record is.  You do not want to miss this!

Mike also explains the relationship between gold and real estate prices.  He says historical patterns exist and they can provide valuable insight into the future.  If you want to make profits, you need to figure out where and which way the money is flowing.  If you’re on the wrong end of the move, you lose.  Get it right and you win big.  But what happens if you decide not to play?  Is your money really safe in the bank?

Another fascinating discussion revolves around the “base” money supply and why real estate prices have fallen even though the money supply has grown.  Does this mean real estate is “over” or is this a lull before a new wave of appreciation?  Mike tells us what he thinks and why.

As we’ve said for quite some time now, the rules of the game have changed.  But a bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.  Tune in to this golden opportunity to pick up some nuggets of wisdom from Rich Dad Gold Advisor Mike Maloney.

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Is Gold All that Glitters?

The AP reports that gold hit an all time high of $1,118 per ounce today. Do you understand why?  Do you REALLY understand?  And what does gold have to do with real estate (besides that you dig gold out of the ground)?

Great questions!

Gold’s rise is a prime refection of a falling dollar.  Why?  Because when the dollar “falls”, it takes more dollars to buy anything that’s real.  It’s called inflation.  Supply and demand play a factor, so just because the dollar falls, doesn’t mean that gold is going to respond immediately and proportionately.  But in general terms, a falling dollar means inflation of things that are real.  Things like gold, oil and real estate.  Typically, gold really takes off when people are nervous about the dollar.  So take that for what it’s worth.

The Real Estate Guys don’t claim to be experts at gold, but it’s something we’re very interested in.  We watch the demand for gold, oil and treasuries because they give us insight into where cash is moving.  When cash moves into real estate or mortgages, then it helps push real estate values up and equity happens.  Do you see the connection?

Russ just got back from the Rich Dad Art of a Deal conference with Robert Kiyosaki. Rich Dad Gold Advisor Mike Maloney was there and we invited him to be on The Real Estate Guys show.  We figure it he’s smart enough for Mr. Kiyosaki, we’re interested in talking to him.  We want to pick his brains on your behalf and find out what he thinks about the movement of cash and its effect on real estate.  Sound interesting?  Then stay tuned to The Real Estate Guys!  To make sure you don’t miss an episode, subscribe to our free podcast.  And while you’re at it, sign up for the newsletter – and tell a friend.  When you help us grow the audience, we are able to continue to bring you quality guests and programming.  Thanks!

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