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  • Give The Gift That Will Keep Giving – Financial Knowledge

    December 16, 2014|By David Lester

    This year give your kids the gift of financial knowledge.  One of the best ways to teach this crucial lesson is to give your kids some money for them to start managing it now.  Learning how money works will help take the mystery out of our financial system and create some excitement when they watch […]

  • Take it Back and Save

    December 8, 2014|By David Lester

    Take it Back and Save It’s holiday party time and if you enjoy entertaining as much as I do you’ll need to remember these entertaining strategies to keep your costs down.  The forgotten strategy is to take stuff back that you don’t need!  It is so easy to buy too many gifts, booze and decorations […]

  • Holiday Awesomeness for a Holla

    December 1, 2014|By David Lester

    It’s officially December now and everyone should be getting ready to be Merry and Jolly for the Holiday.  All of the parties, presents, and pruning of trees can all add up to a crazy holiday bill!  We all are all under the pressure to give the best gifts, have the best outfits, or host the […]

  • Santa Claus Stock Rally!

    November 26, 2014|By David Lester

    It’s the last month of stock trading for 2014 and everyone should be taking advantage of the Santa Claus rally!  The Santa Claus Rally was fist mentioned in the Stock Traders Almanac in 1972 and is the boom of the market from the end of November to the New Year.  It’s what everyone asked Santa […]

  • From Middle Class to Millionaire Tour Continues

    November 24, 2014|By David Lester

    Me on Breakfast Television Vancouver talking about my new book! 1. We all have to become millionaires by the time we retire.  Fuel, food and houses keep going up but Middle Class wages haven’t been keeping pace.  We all need at least $1MM bucks in the bank by the time we retire, and I wrote […]

  • How to Beat Your Holiday Spending Hangover!

    November 18, 2014|By David Lester

      How to Avoid the Holiday shopping hangover! Let the guilt go. By avoiding that credit card bill will only make the problem worse. You need to tackle that bill and make a plan right now, not later. Remember that the reason you have the huge bill is because you were trying to be an […]

  • It’s How Much You Spend Vs. Save

    November 10, 2014|By David Lester

    Have you ever been proud of yourself for getting really good deals on groceries all over town.  Getting the cheap chicken one place, bread somewhere else and veggies at a third store.  Then driving to the big box stores and getting a huge mustard for cheaper than a normal size mustard.  After that you get […]

  • Keep A Money Journal

    November 7, 2014|By David Lester

      Keep A Money Journal Everyday I have had a money journal for as long as I can remember.  When I’m on vacation I use my diary to write down everything that I want to see and what I’ve spend that day.  My friends were going to steal one of my diaries and print a […]

  • 10 Tips to Becoming Filthy Rich

    November 5, 2014|By David Lester

      Here is my article on How To Get Rich  from Askmen.com November 4, 2014.  Enjoy!   “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor, and rich is better.” – Mae West     If you can bang off all of these items you are ready to be not just financially successful but filthy rich. It’s […]

  • Be Checking Your Statement Twice, Like Santa

    October 31, 2014|By David Lester

      There is nothing that drives me crazier than being “Scrooged” on one of my statements.  Over the years I have saved hundreds of dollars just by going over every bank, credit card and bill that comes in.  When my bills and statements arrive I scrutinize each line item and only file them away when […]

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