1. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling by Frank Bettger
My sales manager at National Mutual gave me this book to read as a young man in 1987. I remember thinking: “How can a book about a life insurance salesman in New York in the 1940s help me?”
It used to be that someone with passion and talent would write some songs, try and get played on radio and, if they were lucky, sell enough records to make a living. Nowadays, you need to get the business model and marketing right if you want to have any chance of your tunes cutting through the noise.
It’s natural to think you are invincible when you’re in your 20s, but too often this thinking keeps going well into our 70s and 80s.
The truth is it makes a lot of sense to plan well ahead for how you want to live the last years of your life and start making plans for aged care.
How can young people make sure they’re getting the most out of their insurance provider?
Do they even need insurance?
Here are my five top tips when it comes to young people and insurance.
Are you tired of renting and feel ready to buy a home? Instead of rushing into anything, it’s important to conduct a thorough assessment of your situation and get a sense of what you’re able to afford.
The best part about being young is that you think you will live forever. The worst part about being young is that you think you’ll live forever, so why not live for today?
However, the odds are, thankfully, that you will live much longer than today, and those days need to be planned and provided for.
Over the years I have received plenty of tips, and the best ones are those that reflect how families interact and how we behave with money. These top five tips are staggeringly simple, but incredibly effective – I know because I still follow them all!
If you are healthy and working, you should be able to save enough money to live the life you want. But if it’s as simple as that, why do so many people struggle?
The business sector has been somewhat of a war zone in the last few years and businesses of all shapes and sizes are dropping like flies.