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Work with a financial advisor who works with more money than you have. There are financial advisors, estate-planning attorneys and trust officers who have worked with $100,000,000 or more. The scorekeeper for your local bowling league is not one of them.
After nearly 30 years of helping people with their money, I figured out long ago that financial issues were rarely about rates of return or asset allocation. Money is usually about emotions. Most of the time, people are using money to buy something that is missing in their lives.
If you follow what the Federal Reserve is doing, all the moves are designed to protect Wall Street at the expense of Main Street.
Washington and Wall Street are tied at the hip and spend most of the time talking only to each other. They are connected socially and economically and have media outlets devoted to promoting their philosophies.
If Americans like the idea of self-employment and know it presents the greatest opportunity for growth, what is stopping some of them from taking the plunge?