Stop Giving Money to Others. Invest in Yourself.

Financial success is an abstract concept that can mean different things to different people. Investors are used to thinking of financial success as a diverse portfolio of stocks, commodities, real estate and angel investments in startups.

The biggest risk in this type of investment strategy is relying on somebody else to turn a profit. Many people are passionate about things they dont have time for, and it can be easier to let someone else take the baton. A more prudent investment strategy may be to invest more time and money in turning a personal passion project into a product or company.

Traditional investments depend on either sheer luck or the success of the entire market (