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10-Minute Millionaire: The One Secret Anyone Can Use to Turn $2,500 into $1 Million or More


Smart strategies to help guarantee your retirement through smart investments

The 10-Minute Millionaire is the comprehensive guide to shoring up retirement funds. With expert insight backed by data, the book provides clear guidance and actionable steps toward fine-tuning your investment strategy and providing for your future. You'll discover how to achieve superior returns by combining income and capital appreciation, and how to utilize all available opportunities to make the most of your money. The book covers everything from fixed income and equities to private equity and covered calls, giving you the tools you need to make your money work for you.

One out of two American adults today is over the age of fifty, and lacking sufficient investment income to fund retirement. Traditional income investments like CDs, money market funds, and investment-grade bonds are generating historically low returns below the rate of inflation, and traditional investment strategies are no longer sufficient. A growing number of investors need to earn significant cash flow with a portfolio of income-producing investments that will grow over time to fund their golden years. The 10-Minute Millionaire shows you where and how to invest to keep the cash flowing. Topics include:

  • Using investments as retirement income
  • Low-return strategies to avoid
  • Generating exceptional returns
  • Non-traditional vehicles and other opportunities

The workforce is aging, and the cost of living is climbing. It's imperative that you take your future into your own hands, and work now to guarantee your retirement. It's never too late to be a smart investor, and The 10-Minute Millionaire gives you the ideas and strategies you need to whip your portfolio into shape.


Chapter 1: The Great Demographic Crisis

It’s Not Just Here at Home

The Woefully Unprepared

Who is Robert Hsu?

Chapter 2: The Low-Yield, Inflationary Matrix

Don’t Fear the Interest-Rate Reaper

The Inflation Equation

Wall Street’s Faulty Formula

Chapter 3: Abandon the Sinking Bond Ship

Bonds in the Danger Bubble

The Muni Bond Factor

Chapter 4: Preferred Stocks and Other Dead Money Investments

The Safety Illusion

The Preferred Predicament

Utility Stocks = Dead Money

Out With the Old Guard and in With the New

Chapter 5: A New Income Investment Model

A Focus on Total Return

Not Just ‘Passing Through’

Chapter 6: Investing with the New Masters of the Universe, Part I: Private Equity

The Private Equity Players

Chapter 7: Investing with the New Masters of the Universe, Part II: Business Development Companies

The ABCs of BDCs

Final Thoughts on the New Masters

Chapter 8: Energize Your Return with Master Limited Partnerships

The ABCs of MLPs

Chapter 9: Real Estate Income and Growth without Being a Landlord

The ABCs of REITs

Danger: Many Mortgage REITs are Hazardous to Your Wealth

Passing Through to Growth Stocks

Chapter 10: Enhancing Total Return with Dividend Growth Stocks

The ABCs of Dividend-Paying Stocks

How Many More Options are There?

Chapter 11: Earning Extra Income with Options

The ABCs of Options

Writing Covered Calls

The Buy-Write Solution

Next Step, Uncovering

Chapter 12: Make Extra Income by Getting Naked and Strangled

Putting the Risk/Reward Factor in Your Favor

Better Profits through Strangulation

Next Stop, a Force Multiplier

Chapter 13: Turbo Charge Your Returns with Leverage

Leverage as a Force Multiplier

Market Timing as a Leveraging Tool

Chapter 14: Potholes in the Income Road

Pothole 1: Playing It Too Safe

Pothole 2: Being Too Aggressive

Pothole 3: Paying Too Much Margin Interest

Pothole 4: Thinking Treasury Bonds are Risk Free

Pothole 5: Using Outdated Asset Allocation Strategies

Pothole 6: A Lack of Diversification

Pothole 7: Too Much Diversification

Pothole 8: Not Harvesting Capital Gains When You Have Them

Pothole 9: Reliance on “Safe” Stocks

Pothole 10: Not Focusing on Total Return

Chapter 15: Getting Started

Diversification of Asset Classes

A Manageable Number of Holdings

Position Size Does Matter

Setting Stop Losses

Realistic Expectations

Remember the Rule of 72

Final Thoughts

30% Solution Endnotes

About the Author