In August 2000, a broker salesman attempted to take all of my hard-earned gains from a real estate sale, saying he would diversify and protect me, by investing in Enron, Global Crossing and AOL funds. I had 1000 sound reasons why all of those investments were a bad idea at the time, but I didn’t (then) have the confidence and wisdom to know definitively that I was right. If I had placed my trust and money with the salesman, I would've lost everything. I don't know as a single mother how I could've survived that.
It was then that I became determined to expose the conflict of interest that is inherent in much of the financial services industry, so that others could be saved, too. I developed simple, easy investing solutions that cost less time and money than having blind faith in a “financial planner” who often makes more commission when they sell you things that you don’t need. I also developed the Thrive Budget, which allows you to stop making the billionaire corporations rich at your own expense, which allows you to live a much richer life, have more bucket list vacations and provide far better for your future.
I love my job. I love hearing the stories of people who earn gains when the economy and markets lose more than half. (Yes, we have those testimonials.) Or retired couples who downsize to a sustainable lifestyle, and are able to live a richer life in retirement as a result. Or college students who get a far better degree for half the cost of their colleagues, and exit college capable of finding a job without the crushing debt.
There are people who complain about their problems, and there are those who can see beyond their problems, or at least have faith that there is a life beyond what crushes their spirit now. Having a vision of where you'd like to go and a plan to get there will always work better than throwing your hands up in the air and complaining that you have no control. Complaining and doing nothing are choices, too.
However, none of this happens without you. The status quo has more money, more advertising and thus a larger reach than I do. It is your 5-star reviews, your passionate support, your shares, your likes and your questions that enable me to save another down the road. And for that, I thank you.
All of my hottest tips, and most important alerts, from Bitcoin fraudsters to penny pot stock scams, from picking Tesla and Google at their product launches, all come from questions posed by people, like you, who follow my work. Money is a very personal topic, and that’s why we offer a number of ways that you can get your questions answered anonymously. Below are just a few ways you can do just that.
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Have a wonderful summer. Now is the time to make sure that the plan and path that you are on is a good one. I’m here to help. I love empowering Main Street with the easy systems needed to thrive in today’s volatile economy. It is an honor, and a job that I cherish and take very seriously – since 2000!
Natalie Pace is the co-creator of the Earth Gratitude Project and the author of The ABCs of Money, The ABCs of Money for College, The Gratitude Game and Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is. She blogs on Huffington Post and Medium, and is a frequent guest contributor to national news shows and magazines. She has been ranked the No. 1 stock picker, above over 830 A-list pundits, by an independent tracking agency, and has been saving homes and nest eggs since 1999.