218 - Damion Lupo, Reclaim Control of Our Finances and Our Future
Are you a financial underdog? According to Damion Lupo, we all are — but we also have the power to reclaim control of our finances and our future. Listen in to learn Damion’s investing advice, what he’s doing right now, and how to land yourself a killer mentor (not just a coach) who can help you gain and learn from valuable experiences. Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting leighbrown.com. If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription. Show Notes 00:30 – Coronavirus conversation 04:30 - On Financial Underdogs; everyone’s a financial underdog and it’s about exposing the truth and giving hope and information 05:20 - Damion’s background 05:25 - He lived in Alaska; his background is in real estate and he made great money 06:28 - He got an overinflated ego, lost a lot of money, was over-leveraged and had to start over; he shifted into something that’s more than just money 06:55 - That’s how Financial Underdogs came to be and how he learned 08:40 - What he did do is take action and go through the experience 10:00 - Damion’s advice 10:25 - Invest in yourself; it’s not about the money, money makes us lazy and stupid 11:05 - Borrow smartly and don’t be average; create value and get out there to get experience 13:30 - Go to MeetUp groups and just show up; make mistakes, gain lessons 14:40 - On EQRP 14:50 - It’s taking control of your money and taking it off Wall Street and onto Main Street; it’s the Ferrari of 401k’s 15:30 - You want a diversified mix of investments 16:30 - He’s not buying right now; he’s holding and buying things that are real and that he can understand 17:00 - More lessons 17:30 - Be patient and know when to take a time-out 18:20 - How to learn more: go to EQRP.co, text EQRP to 72,000, and/or send Damion a (real) message on LinkedIn 3 Key Points Own your experience. Don’t let your ego get in the way. A coach has learned something, a mentor has experienced it.