Chris Waltzek & Bob Chapman, The International
Forecaster discussion and answer listener's questions.
Dad Poor Dad
Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad - the international
runaway bestseller that has held a top spot on the
New York Times bestsellers list for over six years
- is an investor, entrepreneur and educator whose
perspectives on money and investing fly in the face
of conventional wisdom. He has, virtually single-handedly,
challenged and changed the way tens of millions, around
the world, think about money.
OVER 6 YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST!
- November 2007 -
communicating his point of view on why 'old' advice
- get a good job, save money, get out of debt, invest
for the long term, and diversify - is 'bad' (both
obsolete and flawed) advice, Robert has earned a reputation
for straight talk, irreverence and courage.
Dad Poor Dad ranks as the longest-running bestseller
on all four of the lists that report to Publisher's
Weekly - The New York Times, Business Week, The Wall
Street Journal and USA Today - and was named "USA
Today's #1 Money Book" two years in a row. It
is the third longest-running 'how-to' best seller
of all time.
into 51 languages and available in 109 countries,
the Rich Dad series has sold over 27 million copies
worldwide and has dominated best sellers lists across
Asia, Australia, South America, Mexico and Europe.
In 2005, Robert was inducted into Amazon.com Hall
of Fame as one of that bookseller's Top 25 Authors.
There are currently 26 books in the Rich Dad series.
2006 Robert teamed up with Donald Trump to co-author
Why We Want You To Be Rich - Two Men - One Message.
It debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestsellers
writes a bi-weekly column - 'Why the Rich Are Getting
Richer' - for Yahoo! Finance and a monthly column
titled 'Rich Returns' for Entrepreneur magazine.
to writing Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert created the educational
board game CASHFLOW 101 to teach individuals the financial
and investment strategies that his rich dad spent
years teaching him. It was those same strategies that
allowed Robert to retire at age 47.
there are more that 2,100 CASHFLOW Clubs - game groups
independent of the Rich Dad Company - in cities throughout
and raised in Hawaii, Robert Kiyosaki is a fourth-generation
Japanese-American. After graduating from college in
New York, Robert joined the Marine Corps and served
in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter gunship pilot.
Following the war, Robert went to work in sales for
Xerox Corporation and, in 1977, started a company
that brought the first nylon and Velcro 'surfer wallets'
to market. He founded an international education company
in 1985 that taught business and investing to tens
of thousands of students throughout the world. In
1994 Robert sold his business and, through his investments,
was able to retire at the age of 47. During his short-lived
retirement he wrote Rich Dad Poor Dad.
go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write
books and create products that teach people how to
have money work hard for them." -- Robert Kiyosaki
Louis Navellier is Chairman of the Board,
Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment
Officer of Navellier & Associates, Inc., located
in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Navellier is also editor
of four leading stock advisory newsletters: Emerging
Growth, Quantum Growth, Blue Chip Growth, and
Global Growth. A recognized expert in translating
what had been purely academic techniques into
real market applications, he believes that disciplined,
quantitative analysis can select stocks that will
significantly outperform the overall market.
Mr. Navellier employs a three-step, highly disciplined,
bottom-up stock selection process, focusing on
quantitative analysis, fundamental analysis, and
optimization of the securities selected for the
portfolio. In 1980, Mr. Navellier began publishing
his research in his stock advisory newsletter,
the MPT Review. Since 1987, he has been active
in the management of individual portfolios, mutual
funds, and institutional portfolios.
A charismatic figure with a reputation for solid
leadership, Louis Navellier has been covered by
a wide range of international media. In addition
to appearing on CNBC, Bloomberg, The Nightly Business
Report, and Wall Street Week, he has been featured
in Barron's, Forbes, Fortune, Investor's Business
Daily, Money, Smart Money, and The Wall Street
Journal. Most recently he was profiled in Kenneth
A. Stern's book Secrets of the Investment All-Stars
in the interview "Louis Navellier, A Man
Who Has Beat Them All." He is also featured
in Alan R. Ackerman's Investing Under Fire: Winner
Strategies from the Masters for Bulls, Bears,
and the Bewildered.