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Winter Project

The 30 Day Secret Project Every One of You Should Adopt

I’ve been thinking about you this Christmas season.  This audience is unique.  Demographically, you represent a collection of men and women with far above average talents, connections, and resources.  The power you have to change lives in your own communities is huge.  A small amount of output, when you set your mind to it, can have a disproportionately large benefit…

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Mexican Coke from Costco - Copyright Joshua Kennon

Visiting Aunt Donna, Mexican Coke, Race Cars, and Putting Together a Retirement Plan

Visiting Aunt Donna, Mexican Coke, Race Cars, and Putting Together a Retirement Plan Our afternoon was spent in Independence, Missouri taking advantage of the secret rebate Costco is giving its members on imported Mexican Coca-Cola.  At Amazon, a 24 pack of 12 ounce Mexican Coke is $44.95.  Costco normally sells them for $19.92 if you have…

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Coca-Cola Christmas Tree Copyright Joshua Kennon

A Coca-Cola Christmas

You can tell what I’m studying because I become completely, totally, hopelessly obsessed with it; the recent posts about the structure of the bottlers, the biographies of past executives, the SEC disclosures, the look inside the factories, the custodial trusts for the nieces and nephews and the DRIP for my sister, the discussion of deferred taxes as a way to leverage investment returns without debt, and now, even the Christmas tree.  It’s always Coca-Cola.

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Coca-Cola Plant

How Thomas and Whitehead Used Synthetic Equity To Build Massive Fortunes, While Simultaneously Creating Thousands of Coca-Cola Millionaires in the United States

In the late 19th century, a man named Benjamin Franklin Thomas decided he wanted to be rich.  He became obsessed with business, investing, and finding a single opportunity that would set him up for life, allowing him to live off his capital.  According to Constance L. Hays in her book The Real Thing: Truth and Power…

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A Handful of Rare Businesses Enjoy Annuity Streams That Can Generate Cash for Decades

For the past hour, my mind has been on the power of some businesses to capture annuity streams that pay dividends for years, even decades or generations, with very little additional work.  When you can get one of these in your portfolio, they pump out wealth as long as you update them every once in a while.  They are the closest thing to geese laying golden eggs that exist outside of fairy tales.

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