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Interest

You’re borrowing the purchase price and you’re borrowing the interest paid. At the same time. Two loans, not one. Look at your amortization schedule. A – Mort – ization – Mort means death.

What is interest?
Rent for the use of the bank’s money.
They didn’t have it to lend anyway. You created it when you signed the promissory note.

$100k loan @ 4% interest for 30 years. You pay back $100k.
And you pay back $72k interest or rent for the use of the banks money.

$72K divided by $100k = 72% interest, not 4% as you’ve been lead to believe.

You don’t question it because the monthly payment fits into your comfort zone.

So you borrow $100k and payback $172K. You have to earn $172k plus (for example) your 25% tax bracket. You have to earn $172k plus $43k to payback the loan. That’s you earning $215k to pay back a $100k loan.

Check out the blogtalk interview with host Rick Fiorio:
The Right Side of Things

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Shelly's Fabulashes

We talk to Shelly from Missouri, a single Mom with three kids who was recently looking for a way to make a little extra money for Christmas.

What she found turned out to be something much bigger than expected.

She shares with you this awesome opportunity to make a little extra money for your family and how it can be more, if you choose.

Give us a call on our voicemail listener feedback line at 615-200-7189
or drop Greg an email at: greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

Debt Shepherd, 2015 All Rights Reserved

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Ever wondered what it’s like to be your own boss? We talk to Toni Breedlove of Hot Topics Talk Radio and find out just what it takes to be your own boss.

You can find Toni and her amazing team at:
Hot Topics Talk Radio

Give us a call on our voicemail listener feedback line at 615-200-7189 or drop Greg an email at:
greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

Debt Shepherd 2015, All Rights Reserved

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taxtime

In one day:
I was on the freeway and saw an accident.
I was in a parking lot and saw an accident
I was on the way home, two blocks later, and saw an accident.

Save 9.25% in taxes you would have paid or $9.25 per $100.
Why does this get you excited?

What about the 25% taken by force of law out of your paycheck?
What about the .38 cents/gallon of gasoline tax in TN?

Resources:
Solari.com – Catherine Austin Fitts

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Why do you use sex and money as tools to get what you want?

No matter how bad it gets, I’ll always have money.
Always be able to attract a mate.
Always be able to make up for mistakes.

No matter how bad it gets, I’ll always have sex.
If it gets bad, you can always have sex and forget about your problems.

Challenge:
Next time you’re tempted to use money or sex to get what you want, try to think of another way.
It’ll make you far more resourceful in the long run.

Resource:
Sex, Money, Happiness, and Death: The Quest for Authenticity
by Manfred Kets de Vries

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greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

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Fact: When you “borrow” money from a bank, the bank doesn’t have the money. You are literally creating the money when you sign the Promissory Note. And they’ve convinced you to pay back your money PLUS interest. What does this mean to you?


Tammy from AK replied: “Well if the devil danced in empty pockets, he’d have a ball in mine. Makes me ambivalent.”

Resources:
You’re Broke Because You Want to Be – Larry Winget
wealthmoney.org “Achieving economic freedom and prosperity by spending not lending all new money into circulation. Spend Em! Don’t Lend Em!

Give us a call on our voicemail listener feedback line at 615-200-7189 or drop Greg an email at:
greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

Debt Shepherd 2014, All Rights Reserved

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debt hole

When you’ve got less debt you’ve got more breathing room. More breathing room to do what?

– Quit a job you hate
– Move
– Leave a relationship
– Send your kids to a private school

Resource:
You’re Broke Because You Want to Be – Larry Winget

Give us a call on our voicemail listener feedback line at 615-200-7189 or drop Greg an email at:
greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

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squeeze-every-dollar

Practical tips on how to save more of your “chips.”
Making money work harder for you instead of you working harder for your money.

1) Food
2) Clothing
3) House
4) Entertainment
5) Insurance

Resource:
The Minimalists

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greg [at] debtshepherd [dot] com

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