A bookkeeper with a two-year college degree retires with more than $5 million in his investment accounts. A renowned surgeon is shocked to discover that he doesn’t have enough to retire. Based on real people, the two stories in One Decade to Make Millions prove that anyone can retire wealthy and anyone can go broke.
The only question is how much attention you decide to pay to your finances—and when you decide to start.
If you start saving in your early twenties and apply a few basic principles to your personal finances, you’ll set yourself up well for retirement. Maybe even early retirement. Without any financial worries for the rest of your life. On the other hand, if you spend money as fast as you make it, even a million-dollar salary won’t get you where you need to go. So if you want to retire early with the possibility of a
multimillion-dollar nest egg, you don’t need a medical degree. You just need One Decade to Make Millions.
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What People Are Saying
If you are willing to do what few others are willing to do for a period of five years in your twenties, you can live the rest of your life like few others can! In Jeff Johnson’s new book, One Decade to Make Millions, Jeff has masterfully detailed the HOW and the WHY!
Jeff’s educational, experienced, and real-life stories leave each reader off at the intersection of ‘Desire’ and ‘Willing To Do’ with the tools to make it happen.
Simply read this classic and decide to act now!
—JIM LUNNEY, CFP, FOUNDER OF THE WEALTH STRATEGIES GROUP, DENVER, COLORADO
Having spent several decades working in the financial services industry, I have observed, time and again, the benefits related to disciplined saving and investing early in life. One Decade to Make Millions provides information and real-life stories that will resonate with readers while driving home this important concept. I won't hesitate to share this book with my two twenty-something daughters.
—CYNTHIA H CHENEY, RETIRED COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF REGULATORY SUPERVISION AT A TOP-10 WEALTH MANAGEMENT FIRM
Author Jeff Johnson was my personal finance instructor at the University of Nebraska. Using his teaching, my wife and I have become financially successful at a young age. One Decade to Make Millions includes all of Jeff’s core teachings that everyone should learn. I hope what you learn in this book will change your life as it changed ours!
—VICTOR ANDRADE, OPERATIONS MANAGER AND INVESTOR
Getting started early in life makes the likelihood of financial success much greater. One Decade to Make Millions is a book that explains why it’s important, as well as the first important steps a young person should take.
—LARRY SWEDROE, AUTHOR OF YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL AND SECURE RETIREMENT
Most young people are unprepared to take the steps now to begin laying the foundation to have a healthy financial situation in the future. One Decade to Make Millions teaches the intentional decisions young people can make to attain the financial future they want and need in a very accessible format.
—GEOFFREY BROWN, CAE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISORS
As a financial professional for over forty years, I have seen the dramatically different results from starting your savings and investing in your twenties versus a decade later. One Decade to Make Millions is the book that shows the way. Every young person should get or be given a copy of this book.
—GERRY FINNEGAN, CFP, REGISTERED INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND LECTURER IN FINANCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA–LINCOLN
I took a financial course taught by Jeff Johnson in college that I feel should be required for every student, regardless of their major. I followed Jeff’s guidance and, ten years later, have confidently built a solid financial foundation for myself and my family. One Decade to Make Millions is a college semester of lessons and stories condensed into one readable book. Every young person should have a copy to help set themselves up for success upon entering their professional career.
—BRADEN ZYSSET, STRATEGIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AT NEBRASKA MEDICINE
One Decade to Make Millions shines light on the critical topic of financial literacy to start building wealth at a young age and teaches these life lessons through an easy-to-read book and narrative storytelling. Working in the financial world my entire career, I can tell you investing early in life can make all the difference. This book is a must-read for generations to come and a great gift to someone starting off in their financial life journey.
—WENDY HARTMAN, CFP, PRESIDENT AT BUCKINGHAM STRATEGIC WEALTH