The Minimalist’s Guide to Getting Rich

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: Minimize debt to maximize income 101 --------------------------- "Bills bills bills! I can't get rich because I have bills to pay!". Well then get rid of the damn bills and stop buying things. If you want to get rich you have to stop being a consumer or goods and services and start being a provider of goods and services. … [Read more...]

How to Actually Get Rich

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to get rich, why retirement is a joke --------------------------- All the 'get rich' advice in the world revolves around saving your money. Here's a tough pill to swallow, but you won't get rich by saving your money. You can't get rich by going without Starbuck's coffees. The only way you will ever get rich is … [Read more...]

How to Stop Being a No-Getter and Start Being a Go-Getter

From the desk of Victor Pride Location: Palawan, the Philippines ------------------------ I recently read an article that said 70% of the American workers were "checked out" during their working day. 7 out of every 10 American workers actively hate their job and inactively spend their working day zoned out. Joe Average may think to himself "wow, how … [Read more...]

How Money Can Naturally Raise Your Testosterone Levels


The more money you have the more of an alpha dog you are. I used to be a real down to earth, go with the flow, "yeah, hey man it's whatever" kind of guy. I was also poor. When I started making money I started demanding things and I started getting things done my way. I started saying "no" as easily as most people say "yeah, uh, I guess that's ok". I … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Mood by Making More Money

From the Desk of Victor Pride Subj: $$$$$$$$$$$$$ ------------------------------ Friends of Bold and Determined, you may have noticed a dearth of posts in the last 6 months. I took a detour into bodybuilding, with all that entails, and as I have said many times multi-tasking is for girls. You do one thing until you have it complete and then you move on. … [Read more...]

The 21 Rules of the Rich (and how you can emulate them)

I recently ran across this article entitled 21 Ways Rich People Think Differently Than Average People based on a book called How Rich People Think. I was immediately struck by the similarities between the writing on Bold and Determined and the thoughts of the rich elite. The 21 rules of the rich are in bold and my thoughts are underneath. 1) Average … [Read more...]

How to Own Your House and Car Anonymously

"The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything." -Nelson Rockefeller "I wrote down your license plate number, you'll be hearing from my lawyer!" -Average Crybaby If you are concerned about privacy, and you should be, it should be of interest to you to learn how to own your house and car anonymously. The rich hide their wealth, their … [Read more...]

The Difference Between Being Unemployed and Being Broke


Last night I played some poker with a group of friends and some friends of friends. One gentleman showed up to the game unshaved (for several days), longish unkempt hair, and wearing ill-fitting clothing. Towards the end of the game it came out that he was unemployed and he truly needed the money he was winning. He came out on top about $20, but this $20 was … [Read more...]

How to Be a Free Man

As far as I am concerned freedom is the most important thing a man can have. Our freedoms are being slowly and systematically chipped away. Many do not care, as long as they have a fresh supply of porn, big TV's and video games then nothing else matters. "They strip search children at airports? Big deal! I have 24 hour porn access". These things, these … [Read more...]

How to Be a Writer of Beauty


Great writing is passion. Plain and simple. Passion is what makes your words leap off the page and engage the reader. The technical skills have got to be there, never think you can write like a dimwit and be great, but technicality is second to passion and fire. Make your words art. Make your words flow like poetry. You can quote great writers and their … [Read more...]