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Is the financial plan of mediocrity -- a dream-stealing, soul-sucking dogma known as "The Slowlane" your plan for creating wealth? You know how it goes; it sounds like this: "Go to school, get a good job, save 10% of your paycheck, buy a used car, cancel the movie channels, quit drinking expensive Starbucks lattes, save and penny-pinch your life away, trust your life-savings to Wall Street, preferably a low cost indexed-fund, and then one day, when you are oh, say, 65 years old, you can retire rich."
The mainstream financial gurus have sold you blindly down the river to a great financial gamble: You've been hoodwinked to believe that wealth can be created by recklessly trusting in the uncontrollable and unpredictable markets: the stock market, the job market, and the housing market. This impotent financial gamble dubiously promises wealth in a wheelchair -- sacrifice your youth for a financial plan that reaps dividends in life's twilight.
Accept the Slowlane as your blueprint for wealth and your financial future will drift carelessly on a sailboat of HOPE: HOPE you can find a job and keep it, HOPE the stock market doesn't tank, HOPE the economy rebounds, HOPE, HOPE, and HOPE. Do you really want HOPE to be the centerpiece for your family's financial plan?
Drive the Slowlane and life will deteriorate into a miserable exhibition about what you cannot do, versus what you can. For those who don't want a lifetime subscription to mediocrity and a lottery-sized chance of elderly riches, there is an alternative; an expressway to extraordinary wealth that can burn a trail to financial independence faster than any road out there.
- Why jobs, 401(k)s, indexed-funds, Wall Street, and 40-years of mindless frugality will never make you rich young.
- Why most entrepreneurs fail and how to immediately put the odds in your favor.
- The real law of wealth: Leverage this and wealth has no choice but to be magnetized to you.
- The leading cause of poorness: Change this and you change everything.
- How the rich really get rich - and no, it has nothing to do with a paycheck or a 401K match.
- Why the guru's grand deity - compound interest - is an impotent wealth accelerator.
- Why the guru myths of "do what you love" and "follow your passion" will most likely keep you poor, not rich.
- And 250+ more poverty busting distinctions.
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About the Author
Former founder and CEO of Limos.com, multimillionaire entrepreneur, author, and the revolutionary "get rich slow" anti-guru, MJ DeMarco not long ago lived with his mother, mopped floors, and sought the dream like so many others-the dream to live free from bosses, free from 9-to-5 jobs and alarm clocks, and free from a life of mediocrity. Through rigorous years of self-study, countless errors and failures, MJ cracked the code to wealth and shockingly discovered that it had nothing to do with jobs, 401(k)s, mutual funds, or penny-pinching your life away for forty years. By rejecting society's preordained "settle-for-less" financial roadmap, MJ was able to retire young-in his thirties-without sacrificing lifestyle. (Yes, he drinks Starbucks coffee, drives exotic cars, and hasn't canceled the movie channels.) He lives in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona, and enjoys traveling, dining, writing, softball, fitness, working out, and obviously has a fanatical passion for the Lamborghini marquee.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Wealth in a Wheelchair: "Get Rich Slow" is Get Rich Old 1
Chapter 1 The Great Deception 3
Chapter 2 How I Screwed "Get Rich Slow" 7
Part 2 Wealth is Not a Road, But a Road Tripi 19
Chapter 3 The Road Trip to Wealth 21
Chapter 4 The Roadmaps to Wealth 26
Part 3 Poorness: The Sidewalk Roadmap 31
Chapter 5 The Road Most Traveled: The Sidewalk 33
Chapter 6 Has Your Wealth Been Toxified? 41
Chapter 7 Misuse Money and Money Will Misuse You 45
Chapter 8 Lucky Bastards Play the Game 51
Chapter 9 Wealth Demands Accountability 55
Part 4 Mediocrity: The Slowlane Roadmap 61
Chapter 10 The Lie You've Been Sold: The Slowlane 63
Chapter 11 The Criminal Trade: Your Job 73
Chapter 12 The Slowlane: Why You Aren't Rich 78
Chapter 13 The Futile Fight: Education 87
Chapter 14 The Hypocrisy of the Gurus 90
Chapter 15 Slowlane Victory ... A Gamble of Hope 95
Part 5 Wealth: The Fastlane Roadmap 105
Chapter 16 Wealth's Shortcut: The Fastlane 107
Chapter 17 Switch Teams and Playbooks 116
Chapter 18 How the Rich Really Get Rich 120
Chapter 19 Divorce Wealth from Time 128
Chapter 20 Recruit Your Army of Freedom Fighters 136
Chapter 21 The Real Law of Wealth 143
Part 6 Your Vehicle to Wealth: You 149
Chapter 22 Own Yourself First 151
Chapter 23 Life's Steering Wheel 155
Chapter 24 Wipe Your Windshield Clean 163
Chapter 25 Deodorize Flatulent Headwinds 174
Chapter 26 Your Primordial Fuel: Time 179
Chapter 27 Change That Dirty, Stale Oil 186
Chapter 28 Hit the Redline 195
Part 7 The Roads to Wealth 203
Chapter 29 The Right Road Routes to Wealth 205
Chapter 30 The Commandment of Need 207
Chapter 31 The Commandment of Entry 219
Chapter 32 The Commandment of Control 224
Chapter 33 The Commandment of Scale 232
Chapter 34 The Commandment of Time 239
Chapter 35 Rapid Wealth: The Interstates 242
Chapter 36 Find Your Open Road 250
Chapter 37 Give Your Road a Destination 255
Part 8 Your Speed: Accelerate Wealth 263
Chapter 38 The Speed of Success 265
Chapter 39 Burn the Business Plan, Ignite Execution 270
Chapter 40 Pedestrians Will Make You Rich! 274
Chapter 41 Throw Hijackers to the Curb! 284
Chapter 42 Be Someone's Savior 290
Chapter 43 Build Brands, Not Businesses 294
Chapter 44 Choose Monogamy Over Polygamy 306
Chapter 45 Put It Together: Supercharge Your Wealth Plan! 309
Appendix A Reader Reflections 315
Appendix B The 40 Fastlane Lifestyle Guidelines 321