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Grant Cardone: 10 steps to a million dollars in 10 years

How can you make a million dollars in 10 years? Is that possible? Really? Grant Cardone did it. In fact he made his fist million in 9 years. And in his latest weekly strategy, he lays out the 10 most important steps to get your million. Grant's weekly strategy is free and you can subscribe to it yourself at GrantCardonesuccess.com.

Grant's story: At 21, he was broke. He was in debt and made this commitment, "I'm going to be a millionaire in nine years." Nine years later, Grant was a millionaire. "Anyone can do this," he says. As a matter of fact, Grant will tell you that "if you figured out how to be broke you can be a millionaire. This is what qualifies anyone to be a millionaire. If you have figured out how to live broke you are creative enough and resourceful enough to be a millionaire."

Wait a second? What the heck is he talking about?

The point is this, if you have learned how to get by, meaning you are on a salary that just pays the bills with little room (if any) to save and you have managed to get by successfully, then you have all the intelligence needed to become a millionaire.

FACT: There are 8 million millionaires in the country, most are first generation. That means 80% of the 8 million millionaires are first generation . That means they made it from nothing they did not inherit it.

Grant's ten tips on how to become a millionaire will be listed below. These are the ten things he would not change if he was broke today. Grant did it and he'll be the first to tell you that he is no smarter or more talented than the next guy. He didn't take a company public, I didn't sell stock, he did not come up with some great app or better mouse trap. Grant did it with hard work, discipline, focus, and the desire to be rich.

Look, there's nothing wrong with wanting to be rich. It's OK. And we're all in agreement that money won't buy happiness. That's a given and Grant raises a great point about that. "If I'm gonna be miserable, I'd like a hundred million in the bank."

If you want to be a millionaire then here are exact strategies that can guarantee you get there. And to get the details on the ten tips, take a look at the original article:

  1. Follow the money.
  2. Don’t show off -- show up!
  3. Save to invest, don’t save to save.
  4. Avoid debt that doesn’t pay you.
  5. Treat money like a jealous lover.
  6. Money doesn’t sleep.
  7. Poor makes no sense.
  8. Get a millionaire mentor.
  9. Get your money to do the heavy lifting.
  10. Shoot for $10 million, not $1 million.