Winning The Money Game
SEPARATING THE MYTHS FROM THE TRUTH
By Ike Ikokwu, CFP, CPA, MSPFP
The Financial Independence Coach
Everything You Don’t Know About
Achieving Financial Indendence
Winning The Money Game is a must read for anyone who wants to know the real truth about achieving financial independence. Find out what you don’t know about spending, saving, investing, insuring and planning wisely for the future…so you can achieve financial independence!
Here’s a note from Ike and a short video to tell you more about the book
Winning The Money Game.
From the desk of Ike Ikokwu, CFP, CPA, MSPFP:
First of all, I want to thank every single one of you for having arrived at this page. It’s no coincidence that you are here. It’s yet another “stop” on your journey to winning the money game.
My journey to entering the financial services industry goes way back to when I was around 8 or 9 years old. During the Christmas holidays growing up in Nigeria, we would go back to the village to spend time with my grandparents and our entire extended family. During those visits with the family at large, all of the children would do a bit of “show and tell” as we shared with the family how well we had done in school for the year. Good scholastic achievement was rewarded with prizes by aunts, uncles and parents that were present. The prizes were most often of the monetary kind. While my siblings would spend their money on clothes or toys, I would save my money in my “make-shift bank” which was really an old briefcase my dad no longer used. That “shift” in my thinking at an early age proved to be an early predictor of the industry I would end up working in as an adult….the financial services industry.
In working with my clients as a financial and tax advisor, I have very often found that my clients have needed to make a “shift” in their thinking as well in order to achieve the financial goals they desire. Years of financial failure, followed by success then failure then more success, led to me personally making the “necessary shift” to achieve my financial goals. Several years of being in the trenches and experimenting with what works and what does not work as it relates to achieving financial success led not only to personal financial victory for myself, but for the clients I serve as well. That process has led to the birth of my book, Winning The Money Game: Separating The Myths From The Truth.
In an age where plastered all over the media are “financial gurus” purporting to have the magic potion to help people achieve financial success, how does one separate the wheat from the chaff? If what everyone thought to be true about achieving financial independence and paying less taxes turned out not to be true, when would they want to know? In this book, I share not only my personal experience but over 15 years of industry experience as a tax and financial advisor to help readers “separate the wheat from the chaff” as it relates to winning the money game.
In the book, I share the exact same strategies I employed to go from a little kid working two jobs to attend a private catholic high school, to the adult who overcame significant personal financial failures like job loss, unemployment, home foreclosure, investment property foreclosure, stock market losses, international investment losses, multiple Bernie-Madoff-like investment scams and a personal bankruptcy filing in 2003, and became a millionaire who was financially independent at the age of 34 in 2008….just 5 short years after my bankruptcy filing.
Not only have I achieved financial independence, but I have maintained my financial independence even after the world wide recession of 2008. It’s one thing to become financially independent but it is quite another thing to stay financially independent.
In the words of Stephen Covey, “If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.” As it relates to achieving your financial goals, many are unaware that their ladder is leaning against the wrong wall. If you don’t make the required changes, you’ll end up simply getting to the wrong “financial place” faster. In this book, I point out why your financial ladder is leaning against the wrong wall and what you can do to correct it, so you end up at the right financial place faster!
In case you are still wondering if you should get the book, why don’t you read a few comments from clients that I have worked with:
September 24, 2011
The best part of working with Ike and his team is that there is a consistent air of teaching and mentoring! As the financial landscape continues to change for my wife and I, Ike has been there to provide a calming hand and unwavering commitment to us and our circle of wealth. Even on short notice (way too short sometimes!), Ike has been available to us and always has the time to make sure we not only hear what his advice is, but he always makes sure we’re informed about the “why” behind his advice. Jamie and I couldn’t be more pleased with Ike!
- Scott & Jamie Gross, Flowery Branch, GA
August 9, 2011
I met with Ike initially as a CPA for my tax preparation and since then our relationship has grown and he has become my respected financial coach. Ike is unlike any other financial advisor, he is kind, respectful, and not interested in just giving financial advice, he takes the time to teach you until you have a solid understanding of why he suggests the financial avenues that he feels are in your best interest. Each session is like a private lesson in personal finance. While helping you prepare for the future Ike also helps to make the road to getting there more enjoyable. I would recommend Ike to anyone who is interested in securing their financial well being.
- Derek Benz, Suwanee, GA
April 19, 2011
I came to Ike in the 11th hour and he was not only able to help me with my taxes but he also educated me about the possibilities for effectively managing my financial resources. I feel that I gained a valuable education in our very first appointment. Moreover Ike showed me the necessity of having a financial expert on my side when preparing my taxes. I will never again attempt to navigate the bureaucracy of filing taxes alone. I hope to continue to work with Ike to understand how better to increase my personal wealth. I know Ike’s tried and true methods will yield nothing but success!
- Dr. Shari Thomas, Atlanta, GA
March 26, 2011
I was very pleased with Ike as he did not just do my taxes, but he got to know me as a person. He took the time to explain the basics and other concepts that I was unfamiliar with, and answered all of my questions in a timely and knowledgeable manner. He is so much more than a “tax person,” and he is skilled and certified in financial planning and investments! I would recommend him to anyone that is striving to grow as a person as well as fiscally. His service is exceptional and I have never felt so financially secure!
- Dr. Ayo Afejuku, Dallas, TX
April 7, 2011
I couldn’t be more impressed with both the level of professionalism and timely responsiveness from Ike’s firm. The outstanding results were ultimately due to years of experience combined with a holistic approach that really shone through from beginning to end, and we couldn’t be more pleased. I will gladly recommend Ike to anyone looking for a solid partner in all things finance. He’s the best!
- Andrea Busse, CEO of Intelatext LLC, Alpharetta, GA
February 22, 2010
Ike is extremely gifted in the financial world and brings a comprehensive understanding to smart financial planning and decision making.
- James Dodd, President & Owner of AGR International, Inc. Alpharetta, GA
January 11, 2010
Mr. Ike Ikokwu has been helpful in assisting us in saving in our Taxes and also planning for retirement. He has extensive knowledge of tax laws and very professional in his work. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking at tax, financial and estate planning.
- Shaukat Parpia, President & Owner of MSP Data Systems, Inc. Longwood, FL
November 1, 2009
Ike is a superb individual whose knowledge in his field far exceeds the norm. His attention to detail coupled with his acute understanding of reality makes working with Ike exciting and fun. Ike has removed the mysticism from the retirement arena. There is no question as to his capabilities. To coin an old phrase, “I like Ike!”
- Jim Brennan, President & Co-Owner of American Building Interiors, Inc. Cape Coral, FL
So what are you waiting for? Why not go ahead and purchase your copy of Winning The Money Game today.
Let me ask you something. I’m sure you’ve heard a coach or a parent say to a child that winning isn’t everything. All that matters is that you try your best. While that might be true for a sports game, it is far from the truth when it comes to achieving your financial goals. Anything short of winning, can have very dire consequences. So ask yourself, can you really “afford” not to win?
Still not sure if you should purchase the book? Why don’t you take a look at what some are saying that have already read the Winning The Money Game:
“Winning the Money Game is the go-to book for those seeking the truth about how to better position themselves for financial independence and tax-time savings. Ike Ikokwu achieved financial independence at the age of 34 and throughout these pages, he offers timeless wisdom, insight, personal experience and strategies that will enable others to enjoy the benefits and security of monetary freedom as well. This book is literally an investment which will never lose its value.
- Ivan Misner, Ph.D., NY Times Bestselling Author and Founder of BNI®
“Take it from someone who has been in the world of tax and finance for over two decades and has read dozens of books on the subject, this is NOT your average book. Ike offers insightful advice and shares his perspective that comes from his many years of study and his own personal experience. This is a MUST read book if you are looking to achieve financial independence while reducing your tax bill.”
- Salim Omar, CPA and author of ‘Straight Talk About Small Business Success In New Jersey’
“I am not even half way through your book and I am ready to hire you as my financial advisor.
Wow! You have some powerful information here that I have not heard from any advisor. We have been very passive with our investments (sometimes Christians put it all on God and don’t take the authority they should). Thank you for the opportunity to read this book.”
- Aya Eneli, Attorney, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker and Author of Live Your Abundant Life
“I have been absorbing the information you wrote in your book and it is really making me wake up about money issues!! I think your book will really help a lot of people do the same! Like I said before, you should be the next ‘Suze Orman’ – explaining how we should handle our money in simple terms so we understand it !!!”
- Sherry L. Granader, Sports Nutritionist, National Speaker and Spokesperson, Nationally Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise, Yoga and Pilates Instructor and Author of The Eat Right, Feel Good, Lose Weight, Have Fun Cook Book
Ike has the education, experience, vision and dedication to God for blessing many people. One truth can be worth thousands of dollars. This book will help you discover the truth about true financial prosperity. Ike discovered that Biblical integrity and Christ-like character is as essential for lasting success as practicing prosperity principles. Bless you, Ike, for allowing the Lord to help you develop the wisdom and experience to prepare and produce that which will be a blessing to many.”
- Dr. Bill Hamon, Bishop of Christian International Apostolic Network (CIAN), Founder of Christian International Ministries Network (CIMN), Author of “Who Am I and Why Am I Here?” and 10 other major books, Founder of Vision Church @ Christian International
Besides the more than $127,000 in bonuses and giveaways associated with this book launch, Ike has partnered with several other business colleagues to offer even more bonuses and giveaways.
WHY are Ike and his colleagues being so generous?
First, to celebrate the launch of this incredibly revolutionary book, Ike’s colleagues have rallied around him to give his new book Winning The Money Game: Separating The Myths From The Truth the recognition it deserves and to encourage YOU to discover the unique strategies Ike has employed to achieve financial success at such a young age. It’s not every day that books like this come along that have the ability to cause a revolution….a financial revolution. Don’t you want to be a part of the revolution? These authors, business people, life coaches and other recognized experts in their field highly recommend that you join the revolution.
Second, to be a good steward of anything you’ve been blessed with, you should give it away. Ike and his business colleagues truly believe in the givers gain philosophy. It is truly more blessed to give than it is to receive. Experiencing the joy of giving is an experience that quite frankly words sometimes can’t do justice to fully explain.
All you need to do to claim these amazing bonuses and giveaways from Ike and his business associates is to buy at least ONE copy of Ike’s brand new book, Winning The Money Game, on the date of the book launch….Tuesday, June 12, 2012. See the Terms and Conditions for more information about the promotion.