Engineer of Finance

Ken Greene

It all begins with savings and cash flow! Most people play the dangerous game of chasing after outrageous returns risking all their money in aggressive joint ventures, real estate, and the stock market. Stop what you’re doing and LISTEN so we can show you how you really can enjoy today AND can have a way wealthier tomorrow.

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Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance https://www.amazon.com/Creature-Jekyll-Island-Federal-Reserve/dp/091298645X https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680178 https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Your-Own-Banker-Infinite/dp/B001NZO1DS Show Notes Why he transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the insurance industry -  0:19 What Ken did with his money when he was 22 years old - 4:30 Thinking he was retired to having it go to nothing - 9:23 The biggest mistake he made - 12:14 Why you need to live within your means and save at least 10% of what you make - 14:59 What makes Ken unique to the industry - 16:43 His weakness in the industry - 18:24 Why you can enjoy today and have a way wealthier tomorrow - 20:07 Review, Subscribe and Share Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Dec 2017

22 min

Have you ever wondered why banking is the most profitable industry in the world and how they make so much money? The way they stack up so much money is through the spread. In this episode you’ll hear Ken Greene and his episode co-host Tammi Brannan talk about the flow of money and how you can live off the spread like the big banks do. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Examples of the spread in every community - 1:56 What “the spread” means and how it creates wealth - 3:22 The typical return banks are paying - 5:47 Ken walking through a real life example of how the banks operate - 8:42 Where most people learn about money - 10:52 Why I’m not anti-bank - 14:23 Learn to live off the spread like the banks do - 17:30 Understanding the flow of money - 18:21 Why it’s simple to apply the principles of the spread - 22:35 It all begins with living within your means - 24:59   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Feb 2018

31 min

When you start acquiring more and more money in a boring savings vehicle, opportunities will seek you out. You’ll be able to create win/win situations and truly be in control. My goal with this episode is to see more money in your hands than in the banks hands. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Why savings is so special - 1:55 What gets measured gets managed - 4:10 All about the sexy opportunity fund - 7:41 Why control is critical - 11:21 How Ken setup the Greene family fun to live off the spread - 15:55 Giving yourself permission to spend makes savings fun - 21:14 How to make savings exciting and get your spouse onboard - 23:58 You have to start by measuring and budgeting simple - 26:27   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Feb 2018

31 min

Wall Street is a timing thing. So the real question is how much are you willing to lose on Wall Street? In this episode Ken Greene and his co-host Tammi Brannan talk about why most people are scared of the market and why the financial industry pre-conditions you for loss.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Listers can send in topics or ask questions at www.engineeroffinance.com - 1:21 How much are you willing to lose on Wall Street? - 3:06 We just experienced the dead cat bounce - 9:16 Why most people are scared and aren’t willing to lose - 12:39 How the financial industry pre-conditions you for loss - 15:31 Why I hate losing and why you should too - 20:47 Choosing safer strategies where you can’t lose - 25:40   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Mar 2018

29 min

For a couple episodes I’ve been talking about creating your piggy back on steroids but we haven’t dived deep into one of my favorite things which is the Bankosaurus®. Today we get to talk about using whole life insurance to fund your life situations and become your own bank.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Your-Banker-Nelson-Nash-ebook/dp/B0080K8EL4   Show Notes Introducing the Bankosaurus® - 0:42 Why Ken’s clients are worry free in the current stock market crash - 1:12 The foundation is saving money - 2:43 Why I like dividend paying whole life insurance - 4:00 Earned income is your most powerful investment - 6:22 Helping people understand term insurance - 7:27 Understanding dividend whole life insurance - 9:12 The financial industry isn’t doing what they are actually teaching - 13:07 It’s liquid so anytime I want to access the funds I just pickup the phone - 15:10 Ken’s example of using Bankosaurus® in typical life situations - 16:22 Why we finance everything in our life - 18:52 How your Bankosaurus® gets bigger and bigger over time - 23:30 The 2 things I don’t like about life insurance - 24:25 Why you miss out on opportunities without having savings or a Bankosaurus® - 28:11   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

Mar 2018

32 min

Once you understand the opportunity cost of money you will clearly see how banks are profitable and why it’s necessary to become your own bank through the Bankosaurus. In this episode Ken and Tammi also talk about the Rule of 72, avoiding income taxes and creating financial freedom.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help other people create a “Piggy Bank On Steroids,” and earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes The Bankosaurus opportunity cost - 1:55 Why the financial industry is designed to take your money, not make you money - 3:38 What happens during the first 7 years of a mortgage - 5:09 Understanding the Rule of 72 - 7:07 What most radio shows and money people never talk about - 9:21 Best practices for paying yourself back - 13:51 Borrowing from yourself vs borrowing from the bank - 18:08 Why Ken wants people to have financial freedom - 21:11 How income tax relates to the Bankosaurus - 21:55   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

Mar 2018

32 min

Once you have a bankasaurus you can finance everything yourself without ever having to answer to a bank again. In this episode Ken and Tammi talk about how banks operate and why their practice of fractional banking is completely different than how whole life insurance companies work.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help other people create a “Piggy Bank On Steroids,” and earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Why Ken is often the voice of contrarians - 1:53 What banks are doing with “the spread” - 4:33 How banks practice fractional banking and leverage additional money - 6:28 What happened to banks during the 2008 downturn - 9:35 How to protect yourself from a financial collapse - 12:25 Understanding dividend whole life insurance - 14:41 The struggles to go through to get a mortgage - 17:25 Playing the game to create more cash flow - 20:16 Once you have a bankasaurus you’ll never have to answer to anyone again - 24:06   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Mar 2018

30 min

How would you like to have a pay raise without putting in extra work? In this episode Ken talks about changing the flow of money which has a dramatic affect on your income. He also explains why cash flow is king and why it’s something you should constantly be looking for. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes How powerful the banking process is - 1:39 When you have a Bankosaurus you don’t need to deal with banks - 2:37 Ken’s experiment of getting equity out of his home - 3:40 Why cash flow is king - 6:51 Borrowing to create more cash flow - 11:15 Creating opportunities when you have savings - 14:57 By changing the flow of money Ken is able to give people a raise without changing their income - 16:30   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

Mar 2018

20 min

Joey the T. Rex is more than a dinosaur and logo. What he stands for is a guide for true real principles that have existed for a very long time yet rarely taught in the industry. In this special episode you’ll hear from Ken Greene and his father about the story of Joey the T. Rex and the entrepreneurial background in the family. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance https://www.linkedin.com/in/kennethagreene Show Notes Ken’s guest co-host is his Dad - 2:22 The moment Ken’s dad understood Ken’s role in finance - 5:48 Ken’s entrepreneurial background - 8:00 Introducing Joey the T. Rex - 15:04 Why we’re focused on true real principles - 20:32 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Apr 2018

28 min

How would you like to have an executive bonus plan that isn’t tied to Wall Street and doesn’t make you wait until your almost 60 to access without penalties? In this episode Ken and Tammi talk about the executive bonus plan that is the best savings plan around.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Today’s topic is bonus plans - 3:08 Listener question about Ken’s co-host Tammi - 5:02 Why you have more freedom with Ken’s style of a bonus plan - 9:18 Employees won’t be worried about Wall Street with this style of plan - 17:24 Why this is a tax free growth plan - 18:04 You don’t have to wait until your almost 60 to get access to money - 22:48 Why the bonus plan is the best savings plan - 25:33   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

Apr 2018

30 min

Why do we have to wait for things to be so painful before we make a decision? In this episode Ken and Tammi talk about how there are two types of people when it comes to responding to money and decisions.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Why people don’t move on things - 2:42 Nobody loves paying their insurance bills - 5:26 There are two types of people when it comes to responding to money - 7:40 Why do we have to wait for things to be so painful? - 10:39 The question to ask to create more wealth - 16:52   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Apr 2018

23 min

Ken Greene shares some insights that carry over from the last episode along with thoughts about the importance of making educated decisions with your finances. It really boils down to him wanting more money in a lot more people’s hands and not the institutions hands.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Recap of last episodes conversation - 1:46 Identifying the problem and creating the solution - 4:33 Why the financial industry is designed to take your money - 5:22 The importance of making educated decisions with your finances - 7:00 Ken’s objective with his clients money - 8:03 Tracking your progress and getting over pain - 12:12   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

Apr 2018

21 min

What is Wall Street promising you? This episode answers that question as Ken and Tammi talk about investments off of Wall Street and why cash flow is a major key to the puzzle. Ken also updates us with the results from his cash out refinance.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes How come Ken doesn’t like Wall Street as a buy and hold strategy - 1:33 Why it’s so important to get the right people in play - 4:29 What Ken did with his cash out refinance - 8:11 The beauty of having cash flow investments - 16:52 What is Wall Street promising you? - 22:22 Why he specializes in investments off of Wall Street - 24:13 Most people want something tangible or safe - 28:20   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

May 2018

35 min

Real estate is a tangible asset that can bring you a cash flow income every month. In this episode Ken and Tammi talk about why focusing on investments outside of Wall Street have additional benefits you can’t get from the normal trading market volatility.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes His wealthiest clients money doesn’t come from Wall Street - 1:53 What Ken learned from his parent’s owning rental properties - 3:57 How Wall Street is a different animal since the recession - 8:27 Real estate is tangible and that’s one reason why Ken likes it - 10:05 Systems vs Goals - 12:39 What to do as a landlord - 17:45 Focusing on cash flow income - 20:20 Are you ready to play the landlord game? - 26:33   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

May 2018

32 min

Would you rather own a $2M home or have complete control over a $2M home? In today’s episode Ken and Tammi talk about real estate investments and how to create an income stream without owning real estate.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes How Ken is different than other advisors - 1:29 What Wall Street is going to do tomorrow - 5:09 Are we in a real estate bubble? - 9:10 Understanding seller financing - 10:14 Banking is necessary. Banks are not. - 14:30 The contrarians have the best of a lot of things, not just money - 15:56 What to do when the bubble pops - 19:50   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS  

May 2018

27 min

Being in debt to others has its pros and cons, so you need to understand the full picture and be disciplined. Ken and Tammi also talk about the importance of knowing how you’re going to get out of an investment before you get in.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Why you have to think about the extremes in all marketplaces - 2:36 With investments you have to know how you’re going to get out before you get in - 5:28 The struggle of being in debt to others - 7:22 Understanding the volatility of the markets and what to predict - 12:38   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

May 2018

19 min

Ken talks about merchant cash advances which is an alternative investment that many people don’t know about. He compares the risk and returns of merchant cash advances to the S&P 500 and helps us understand how it works. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes Why Tammi focuses on creating an ideal day. The reason why Ken has a hard time spending money on himself. Understanding merchant cash advances. The S&P 500 vs Alternative Investments. Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

May 2018

27 min

Living your perfect day is critical because your number one investment is your earned income. If you can create your perfect workday it will affect your work, business and health. Ken and Tammi talk about the process of creating your perfect day and Ken uses examples of how he is implementing this strategy in his life.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes How Ken creates his perfect day. - 2:33 Why you need to love what you’re doing for work. - 3:47 Begin with the end in mind. - 6:25 Ken walking through his question of the perfect day. - 7:53 Why he has a scrum meeting every morning. - 16:15 How to get clarity with your work and work day. - 18:46 Tammi’s suggestions on how to create your perfect day. - 25:34 The benefits from taking time off. - 28:18 Your #1 investment is your earned income. - 32:10   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jun 2018

38 min

Finding work you enjoy and understanding how you work best is the best thing you can do for your finances. Ken pulls back the curtains and shares who his favorite clients are and the three things each client must have to work with him.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes The two questions to ask to find the work you enjoy - 1:35 Ken explains who his favorite clients are - 4:21 What time folding means and how it may apply to you - 9:48 The struggle with less than ideal clients - 11:55 Why clients need to understand the big picture and put in homework - 16:35 Ken’s impact goal - 24:00 Finding your work method fuels how you work - 27:20   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jun 2018

36 min

Ken shares a personal story about his Grandma Greene’s “Money Tree.” He also explains how, with the right financial tools you can actually get money to grow on trees.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken begins this episode with a funny story about one of his clients finally getting to buy a McLaren supercar - 3:15 Ken shares with us his family's origins and Italian/Sicilian heritage - 9:49 His Grandma told Ken she had a money tree - 13.52 Ken talks about his feelings when he saw the money tree - 14:50 Greene's recommendation of a Robert Kiyosaki book -15:30 Ken tells us that we can have our own money tree - 18:05 How a money tree can be a family legacy - 26:06   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jun 2018

32 min

Ken Greene is the “Engineer of Finance” and he educates clients about life settlements and how it can be a powerful way to diversify your investment portfolio.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes How you can have your money tree - 1:00 Understanding budgeting - 2:30 Life Settlements - 3:12 Benefits of a life settlements as an investment y - 4:30 The financial industry has failed  retail investors - 6:40 Life Settlements are immune to stock market, bonds, economy, real estate, war, politics, interest rates, terrorism … - 12:08 All personal, business, and investments deals should be “Win-Win” - 15:38   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jun 2018

19 min

Following up our episode on how to have your “perfect day”, Ken talks about creating habits and systems in order to achieve your goals. This time he uses a story surrounding tennis to demonstrate his point.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken tell us his lasts podcasts topic - 3:00 Ken recommends to us to save at least 10% of what we make -  4:30 He shares with us how he spent Father's day - 5:40 He explains to us what's a system and how to tight two goals - 7:00 Ken shares with us how he is grateful for his life - 8:20 What to do to be allowed to get something or not - 10:50 Ken explains to us a system with the example of tennis - 12:02 Ken tells us how he felt when he was sick - 13:00 He shares with us his story of habits, systems, and goals - 15:00 He tells us his training routine - 16:50 Make a daily checklist of goals - 19:10 You can define a goal financially - 20:40 He shares with us some apps that may help us to schedule our routine and make a system - 21:00 Ken shares with us his goal and system - 26:10   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jul 2018

26 min

This week Ken and Tammi continue with last week’s topic about how to reach a goal using weekly and daily habits. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Special Listener Gift Link to offer   Show Notes He tells us how he reached one of his goals - 3:30 Ken shares with us how he got focused - 5:00 The harder you work, the luckier you get - 6:20 A tennis story of systems and goals - 8:20 Ken answers a question about how you can fund a BankosaurusTM - 9:08 Ken talks about delayed gratification - 9:33 He shares with us his experience playing tennis and his goals - 9:50 He talks about weekly and daily habits that he needed to improve in tennis - 15:00 Focus on what you want the system to be - 17:00 You have to know in your heart that your strategy and systems are right to make you reach your goal -18:10 The importance of a goal - 20:55 Choose a goal that plays to your strengths - 21:45   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jul 2018

28 min

Ken talks about the concept of delayed gratification and what it was like being featured on MSN Money. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Before jumping into topic, Ken talks about the EOF podcast being featured on MSN Money - 3:10 Banking is necessary, banks are not - 5:44 Ken and Tammi talks about an article on Forbes - 10:40 Learning thru videos and podcasts - 13:00 Ken talks about delayed gratification - 14:40 There are many ways to invest money - 16:20 Save at least 10% of what you make - 17:30 He talks about budgeting - 18:10 Ken talks about a financial system - 21:45 Ken shares with us one of his goals - 25:10   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jul 2018

29 min

Ken Greene talks about taking control of your spending habits and how that can help you have a huge impact on the rest of your life. He also talks about retirement and the importance of budgeting. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Budgeting helps you become aware of where your money is going - 0:35 Ken talks about his number one need - 0:42 The conversation he had with his wife about retirement - 3:29 To retire or not to retire - 4:26 Why not to use the word retirement - 9:57 Don't wait for retirement, have a vacation - 10:36 They talk about budgeting - 13:14 Ken shares with us what he did when he started his company- 14:12 Understanding the importance of budgeting - 19:00 Use Excel for budgeting - 22:00 Ken recommends to us some apps for budgeting - 25:00 The two categories for budgeting - 26:20 They talk about needs and wants - 27:50 It all begins with budgeting - 36:00   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jul 2018

39 min

Ken talks about budgeting and explains to us what is one plus one equal three. He also talks about the importance of saving and how our spouse is our business partner. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken recommends to us not to retire, find something else you're passionate about - 2:32 He talks about his father’s experience on creating and producing  - 3:48 Budgeting allows you to survive and grow - 6:09 For Ken, all begins with budgeting and saving - 7:07 What's powerful about budgeting? - 7:57 The first thing that comes to our minds when we say budgeting - 9:29 Ken explains the meaning of one plus one equals three - 9:56 He talks about his number one priority and number one need - 13:40 Creating three times more - 21:52 Your spouse is your business partner - 28:28   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Aug 2018

40 min

In this episode Ken has a very interesting conversation with Nathan Skankey from Santé Realty Investments at the 2018 Summit for Prosperity Economic Advisors. Nathan talks about commercial real estate, how to increase the value of a property and the Perpetual Passive Income Machine book. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Connect with Nathan: http://santerealty.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanskankey/   Show Notes Nathan's Background - 1:50 How Nathan is related with commercial real estate -  2:14 Nathan talks about his marketing background and how he worked with The Perpetual Passive Income Machine’s book author - 3:50 Nathan talks about his family's real estate investing experience - 5:40 They talk about the book "The Perpetual Passive Income Machine" - 6:40 Nathan talks about investing in apartment complexes - 8:30 "The value-add portion" - 8:47 Nathan talks about his goals and he also talks about the commercial real estate - 9:10 They talk about a big benefit of real estate - 14:00 The importance of never losing your money - 16:57   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Aug 2018

19 min

In this episode, Ken Greene shares with us his thoughts about being a financial advisor. He talks about the importance of saving, learning and creating value for others. For Ken, it's important that advisors are always learning, growing and sharing.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken talks about what he feels about being an advisor - 2:28 Ken's background - 3:00 Tammi tells us the importance of having a personal passion to keep learning - 5:34 Savings is the only way to empower the income - 10:30 Ken recommends us saving at least 10% of our income - 11:11 The importance of creating value for others - 13:20 He talks about the importance of recognizing that the first step is learning - 15:07 Ken talks about a license to sell products - 20:13 He talks about a "well-designed policy" - 24:50 Ken talks about a great design for reducing taxes - 26:20 He talks about the liability protection - 28:14   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Aug 2018

35 min

In this podcast, Ken Greene talks about his coaching style and his educational style. He also talks about why he loves working in the financial arena. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken has a lot to share and teach - 3:24 Ken shares with us a story about his little boy - 4:55 He talks about his love for watersports - 7:26 He loves learning, improving and teaching people all the things he has learned - 7:45 The financial arena - 10:10 The importance of reducing tax liabilities - 13:45 It all starts with education - 20:45 The more you can self-insure the more money you’ll have in your pocket - 24:00 Umbrella Insurance - 27:59 He explains the importance of your personal insurance - 28:45   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Aug 2018

33 min

Ken Greene talks with Tim Wright and Stephen Ziadie from ASR Alternative Investments about Life Settlements. They also talk about:  What makes Life Insurance so powerful? Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Connect with The ASR Team http://asrinvest.com Email: info@asrinvest.com   Show Notes Tim and Stephen's Background - 1:49 They talk about investing in life settlements - 4:07 Understanding life insurance companies and life settlements - 4:30 Definition of life settlements - 4:43 They talk about the death benefit - 8:47 They explain to us the two sides of life settlements - 9:30 How does the “sell side” work? - 10:11 Ken talks about a win-win situation - 11:00 What makes the life settlement so attractive? - 12:33 They talk about life expectancy - 14:56 The attractiveness of the life settlement space - 21:09 IRA (individual retirement account) money - 23:07 Reducing risk - 26:06 They talk about how the net yield takes into account all the fees and expenses associated with owning a property - 27:00   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Aug 2018

34 min

Have you ever wondered about the formulas behind insurance and how they apply to you? Ken and Tammi talk about Actuarial Science and how insurance is engineered. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes Understanding systems and goals - 3:20 The power of Actuarial Science - 4:38 Why an engineering mindset is about precision - 4:58 Life Insurance and Actuarial Science - 7:51 What does an insurance agent actually do? - 8:30 The role of a Mutual Insurance Company - 10:05 How taxes apply to the equation - 11:10 What it means to be an insurance engineer - 13:00 Ken talks about Financial Freedom - 15:40 An example using Actuarial Science - 21:30 Ken explains to us the importance of the Insurance Engineers - 25:45 How this is completely different from Wall Street - 28:31 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Sep 2018

34 min

You’re going to be shocked when you hear why most financial advisors only give clients typical Wall Street options for their investments. You’ll also learn how to create your own custom plan which is much better than relying on Wall Street. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes What most advisors don’t understand about insurance engineering - 4:50 Ken tells us that he wanted to be the advisor he needed when he was 22 years old - 6:00 Why most advisors tell people to only use Wall Street, especially when they are so close to retirement - 6:43 How mutual whole-life insurance is a Bankosaurus® - 9:30 Ken talks about the "Rule 144" - 12:46 The power of combining investments, savings, actuarial science, and Wall Street - 19:09   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Sep 2018

23 min

With a new format on this episode Ken talks with a long time friend, client and podcast listener about his success story of applying financial advice he’s learned to create wealth. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Hank’s background - 4:05 Hank's success story - 7:02 Banking is necessary, banks are not - 7:16 They talk about the win-win situation - 8:47 How family can make business more complicated than it needs to be - 13:58 The conversation Hank had with his wife about a family loan and what happened - 15:47 Understanding different financial policies - 17:45 How to pay back loans - 19:33   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Sep 2018

27 min

Ken brings back some bullet points from his latest podcast to deepen those topics a little more. Also, he talks about housekeeping and a recent trip he took to Toronto. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken talks about Hank (and why he calls him that) - 9:34 Cash flow and move - 11:31 Banking is necessary banks are not - 11:58 Housekeeping - 14:40 How he wants to serve others - 15:36 He talks about the typical financial advisor - 17:54 Ken wants to teach and educate - 18:29 Ken doesn't want to be a financial entertainer - 23:17 Be the best of the best - 24:56 Ken talks about a trip he took to Toronto - 25:22 He talks about his father and "Joey The T-Rex" - 28:36   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Sep 2018

31 min

Today it is all about bright and shiny objects. Before you ask, Ken and Tammi will tell you what exactly are these objects, how cryptocurrency and Wall Street fall into this category and how these opportunities will seek you out. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes What does Tammi think about bright and shiny objects - 7:26 What are the bright and shiny objects for Ken - 8:29 The reason why Ken wants to be a new type of financial advisor - 9:57 Cryptocurrency is a bright and shiny object - 10:59 Tech is simple when you know the answers - 11:42 What is TESLA? - 11:58 Wall Street is a bright and shiny object - 12:52 How bright and shiny objects could be a problem - 14:38 You can have a lot of money by understanding cash flow - 16:14 Tammi gives Ken a homework assignment for the next podcast - 18:48 Ken’s bright and shiny object - 19:20 How to get opportunities to seek you out - 20:06 Don't let that the bright and shiny objects distract you - 20:31 Ken talks about his strategies - 23:08   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Oct 2018

28 min

Taxes have an opportunity cost and more consequences than most can understand. In this episode Ken and Tammi talk about the different kinds of taxes and why minimizing your taxes now and forever should be a priority with your finances. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and to help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken and Tammi talk about their "homework" on the last podcast - 4:05 Why Ken hates losing - 5:07 "The power to tax is the power to destroy" - 6:50 What about Property taxes? - 9:02 Kinds of taxes and their opportunity cost - 10:10 Consequences of Taxes - 12:30 Retirement and taxes and what to expect - 15:03 Why minimizing your taxes should be a priority - 16:40 Who really enjoys paying taxes? - 18:59 Minimize your taxes for now and forever: it's powerful - 19:44 Should we be keeping our taxes low? - 22:10   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Oct 2018

27 min

Part 2 about taxes and the frustrations of a government that keeps on taxing. Ken and Tammi also talk about corporate taxes www.fairtax.org and what would happen if you didn’t pay your taxes. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and to help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance http://www.fairtax.org   Show Notes Ken talks about the tax structure in the US- 4:15 The reason why we hate paying our taxes - 4:37 The power to tax is the power to destroy! - 5:22 All about www.fairtax.org, the US political advocacy group dedicated to fundamental tax code replacement - 8:26 What Tammi’s CPA does with her tax records - 8:57 Why you should pay a CPA - 9:20 What would happen if you didn’t pay your income taxes? - 10:19 Ken talks about corporate taxes - 13:55 Why Ken prefers the implementation of voluntary taxes - 16:03 The reason why politicians don't want voluntary taxes -19:44 What is a tax reduction - 23:57 Ken and Tammi talk about Income Tax-Free - 30:41 How you can reduce your tax substantially - 31:50   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Oct 2018

39 min

Ken Greene analyses the phrase “the show must go on”, as he and Tammi discuss the subject of “imagination” and the important role it plays on achieving our own goals. Ken Greene transitioned from being a professional engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance” and now he is dedicated to helping people become financially independent, enabling them to earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to: http://engineeroffinance.com If you'd like to get in touch with our guest Ken Greene visit: http://engineeroffinance.com Office number:  775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Lessons from Saint Louis - 5:20 Learning the best of the best - 6:09 Quotes about imagination - 9:17 The first step towards any big dream: research - 10:28 We are only limited by our imagination - 11:10 The problems with having limited imagination - 16:57 What's firewalking? - 17:40 The show must go on - 18:32 The imagination behind the company Tesla - 20:47 Suggestions about imagination - 23:02 How do you want to see yourself in the future? - 23:27 Trust your instincts until the end - 23:57 Creating an imagination list - 24:40 Dream big and use your imagination - 29:02 Ken’s dinosaur logo and his imagination - 33:01   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes: Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Oct 2018

38 min

Imagination is key as we’ve discovered during our conversations with Ken Greene who continues to talk about the scenarios that can be created through imagination, how they might get you in trouble and how those principles can be applied to the process of “buying and holding” as a passive investment strategy. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and to help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode, please visit: http://engineeroffinance.com If you’d like to get in touch with our guest Ken Greene please visit: http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes The art of avoiding conflict - 2:00 The importance of imagination- 4:04 Creating new scenarios through Imagination - 5:34 Imagination can also get you in trouble - 6:18 Having passion behind your dreams - 8:26 Choosing a dream based on your skillset - 10:28 "The shark is not the issue" - 14:47 The intricacies of the stock market - 17:02 What is a qualified plan? - 18:12 Buying and holding (a passive investment strategy) - 20:48   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Nov 2018

25 min

The land of the free and the midterm elections will be the topic of conversation as we discuss the current landscape of the US government and the so-called First-past-the-post voting system. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Republican or democrat? - 5:05 The size and wealth of the government - 6:08 US voting system - 6:50 How Trump won the Primaries - 8:04 First-past-the-post (FPTP) system  - 8:10 Contributions to political parties - 9:58 A balanced budget - 11:07 The feeling of a misplaced vote - 12:54 Choosing the candidate we want - 14:56 Buying an association (President and Vice President) - 19:03 The US as a free nation - 20:50 Freedom to vote or not - 21:59 Distrust in the voting system - 23:00   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Nov 2018

30 min

If you like doing something then profit from it! This is the message Ken Greene is trying to get across as he and Tammi discuss one of today’s most enticing topics: how to obtain profit and does perceiving it give you freedom?   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes Understanding profit - 2:44 Profitable but evil - 5:30 Enormous wealth - 5:59 Amazon’s "threat" - 6:21 Profit is good - 9:15 Improving trough profit - 13:49 Work harder, get luckier - 15:11 Spending less - 22:31 Getting in touch with Ken - 25:52   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Nov 2018

30 min

Gratitude brings you peace, that is the message of today’s episode. Join us as Ken shares his view on loving what you do and the importance of being grateful for all the blessings you have in your life. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes Story of a friend - 4:06 The importance of gratitude - 5:20 Loving what you do - 8:05 Clients becoming friends - 8:17 Ken’s background - 9:52 Teaching a financial game - 10:27 Thanksgiving feelings - 12:52 Where you are V.S. where you want to be - 14:53 Enjoying the journey - 15:54 Giving thanks every day - 17:47 Being grateful in Thanksgiving - 20:44 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Nov 2018

29 min

Opportunity cost may not be a concept you consider often but after listening to this episode we promise your view might change, so join us as we listen to Ken and Tammi discuss the meaning of “Opportunity Cost”, how inflation works against us and how we may find scenarios to take advantage of taxes and real estate. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Being grateful on Thanksgiving - 1:33 What is Opportunity Cost? - 2:42 Missing an opportunity - 3:42 Examples of Opportunity Cost - 4:42 Inflation that works against us - 5:42 What is inflation? - 6:44 How do you address opportunity cost? - 10:06 The art of negotiations - 11:51 Taking advantage of Opportunity Cost - 13:10 Taxes and real estate -15:22 Choosing when to say yes or no- 18:55   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Nov 2018

21 min

Choosing the right partner is critical, that’s why this episode is a must for all those finance enthusiasts and entrepreneurs out there, as we listen to Ken and Tammi discuss the subject of Partnerships and Joint Ventures, their importance and how choosing the wrong ones may be dangerous.   Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes The cost of being single- 2:51 Free enterprises in the USA - 6:04 Finding the right partner - 8:11 Understanding Joint Ventures - 10:52 Joint Venture or partnership? - 11:40 The dangers of partnerships - 14:46 The nature of co-signing - 17:16 The power of Joint Ventures - 18:22 Doing the best for the client - 20:30   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here   Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Dec 2018

31 min

Health, wealth and how to find better ways to improve yourself will be the topics of today’s episode. Join us as we discuss some of the critical facts you need to keep in mind to achieve improvements in your life and which might hopefully help you find what really drives you. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes The cash flow of a multimillionaire - 3:49 Love of pizza - 4:58 Good and Bad Habits - 6:13 Being mentally sharp - 6:50 Money in the absence of health - 7:25 Discussing health and wealth - 7:36 Training at the gym - 9:46 Finding your real motivation - 10:29 Strategies for creating more wealth - 13:28 The importance of savings - 16:40 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Dec 2018

20 min

A holiday episode with a financial twist! Don’t miss out on this very special edition on which Ken and Tammi discuss the subject of Christmas as well as some of the most important facts you need to know to understand how Wall Street works. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Show Notes The market fall- 5:45 Compound interest rate - 7:43 Discussing qualified plans - 8:40 Defining financial entertainers - 10:19 Understanding the entire financial environment - 12:02 Protecting clients' money - 17:00 An entertainer vs. an educator - 18:15 The investments strategies - 19:56 Having no idea of what's going to do the stock market - 22:15 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Dec 2018

32 min

Ken and Tammi talk about Wall Street and the qualified plans. Ken shares with us his fascination with the Wall Street side, for him, Wall Street is his bright and shiny object. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken shares part of his background - 4:50 Types of engineers - 5:32 Ken always wanted to understand how the market works - 6:55 He talks about GE, Tesla, and GM - 7:49 Wall Street can be very powerful for people that are investing  - 9:44 What is an Angel Investor - 11:03 Ken tells us that he loves Wall Street but in a different way - 13:50 Investments outside Wall Street - 15:38 Get in touch with Ken - 18:34 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with StitcherSubscribe with RSS

Dec 2018

21 min

What better way to wrap up the year than by reviewing the essentials? On this episode we listen to Ken and Tammi go over the basic financial lessons we've learned throughout the year and why applying them can give you the best chances of obtaining material success in this industry. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Underpromise and overdeliver - 9:55 It pays to be contrarian - 11:48 Saving 15% of your income - 14:30 Building up 6% of your income a year - 15:40 The importance of a good foundation - 16:14 Bad debt v.s. good debt - 17:00 Living of the spread - 20:25 Dividend-paying whole life insurance - 21:16 Get in touch with Ken - 23:20 One Bankosaurus® isn't enough - 24:15 The importance of a mentor - 25:00 Acknowledging a year of podcasts - 27:05   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jan 2019

26 min

Today is all about Smörgåsbord! This type of Scandinavian, buffet-style meal, serves Ken as an analogy term to help us understand the “buffet” of the financial industry. He also touches on topics such as taxes based on purchases and the diversification on Wall Street. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance   Show Notes Ken talks about his Christmas present - 5:40 Ken shares what does he love about this industry - 9:38 An example to understand the income tax - 13:27 If you make more money you should pay more taxes - 14:48 Taxes based on purchases - 15:26 Diversification on Wall Street - 19:06 Understanding the meaning of Smörgåsbord for the financial industry - 20:58 Always doing the best for your client - 23:03 A Smörgåsbord in the financial industry - 23:31   Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jan 2019

30 min

Today, we get the opportunity to hear from a uniquely qualified expert. John Von Nolde is representing investors wishing to extend their portfolio as well as first-time investors. Join us as we discuss why John’s experience allows him to represent both buyers and sellers more effectively in this evolving and complicated real estate market. Ken Greene transitioned from being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) to the “Engineer of Finance.” His goal is to help people become financially independent and help them earn better yields with less risk by investing Off Wall Street. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to http://engineeroffinance.com Connect with Ken Greene http://engineeroffinance.com Office 775-624-8839 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-greene https://business.facebook.com/GreeneFinance Connect with John Von Nolde http://cartergeer.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-von-nolde-9b7486102/ Show Notes John's background - 1:17 Why invest in real estate? - 4:27 Challenges of working in real estate - 11:13 Problems you'll find in a property - 13:40 Issues not covered by home insurance - 15:20 What happened when the market crashed? - 19:07 California and retirement - 20:24 A great property manager - 24:51 Deflation in the Real Estate market - 31:23 Advantages of having a property manager - 32:55 Using a property manager license - 38:34 Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes. Subscribe with Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe with Stitcher Subscribe with RSS

Jan 2019

44 min

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