“The beauty of this is we may get knocked down, but we’re also the referee. So, don’t ever count yourself out.” – Chris Hogan
In these uncertain times, people need to be in control of their money more than ever before. In this episode, Brian interviews finance expert Chris Hogan about how to take care of finances in the current economy. Topics discussed include how to still save money and pay down debt, why the stock market is set to rebound and how to learn from this situation and get prepared for when the economy starts to recover.
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YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to stay in control of your faith, attitude, outlook and actions.
- How to protect and conserve your energy, resources, money and talents.
- How to be grateful, even in difficult circumstances.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Episode 158, Everyday Millionaires with Chris Hogan
“Everyday Millionaires,” by Chris Hogan
“The Total Money Makeover,” by Dave Ramsey
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“I want to encourage people out there for things you can control: your faith, your attitude, your outlook and your actions.” – Chris Hogan
“We’ve got to regroup and rethink and be smart.” – Chris Hogan
“The stock market is like the supermarket. You can go in the supermarket and get some stuff that’s good for you and you can get some stuff that’s bad for you. So, we need to be aware of what we’re investing in based on our risk tolerance and based on our goals.” – Chris Hogan
“The market is down, but do not eject: stay focused and not finished, because it’s going to rebound.” – Chris Hogan
“If we make short-term emotional decisions regarding our long-term financial well-being, we’ll end up in trouble.” – Brian Buffini
“I tell people: I’m not worried about what’s going on at the White House, we need to focus on what’s going on in your house. And so, getting a plan for debt reduction, getting on a balanced spending plan, a budget, and having reserves for the future and saving an investment for the future. If you can’t wake up and see the importance of this, then you’re not paying attention.” – Chris Hogan
“What we need to be doing is learning from this. Feel the pain and use that pain to make progress.” – Brian Buffini
“This can be the ultimate personal growth experience for people, and they can learn from it and go forward and build a financial fortress that can withstand any storm in the future.” Brian Buffini
“They say information without application is just information; but information that gets applied has an opportunity to become wisdom.” – Chris Hogan
“When people ask me, ‘Hogan, how are you?’ I say I’m focused and not finished. That means I’m focused on what I want. And I’m not finished yet.” – Chris Hogan
“I want us to focus on the spirit of gratitude. It’s so easy to get caught up on what we don’t have. I think it’s important for us to be aware of what we do.” – Chris Hogan
“It’s hard to be hateful when you’re grateful.” – Chris Hogan