Introduction

Building Income Security

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago; the second-best time is today.

—Chinese Proverb

Whether you realize it or not, you only have three financial options to consider throughout your life when it comes to determining your income-earning ability. The option you choose will ultimately determine your destiny. Your choice will not only decide your financial and emotional peace of mind, but it also will determine whether or not you will achieve what the subtitle of this book promises: Prosperity.

Option One is to become an employee and create wealth for someone else. Option Two is to become an unsuccessful business owner and struggle financially. Option Three is to become an Affluent Entrepreneur and soar in life. With these options in mind, this book was written to help you successfully select Option Three so that you can indeed create your own destiny and experience prosperity in all areas of your life.

Before we begin, it is important that I ask you some questions to help you make the right selection. Do you have anxiety when it comes to your finances? Are you tired of having someone else looking over your shoulder telling you how and when you need to work? Are you tired of working overtime and having to beg for vacation time or to request time off to be there for a family member? Is your boss an idiot? Are you worried about layoffs? Do you feel trapped at your job? Are you tired of running a business and always wondering why you never ...

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