PLACE Magazine Inaugural Issue, December 2022

WEALTH BUILDING Your Wealth Building Journey Starts Now Embrace financial freedom; it’s right within reach Ben Kinney, Co-Founder, PLACE

Although I am a PLACE co-founder and have launched multiple real estate companies, I am also someone who has known what it means to have little. My parents separated when I was very young, and then my father raised me. We lived in a cabin without power or water, owned an outhouse, and relied on a food bank. These circumstances drove me to break the cycle of poverty in my family and then master wealth building. THE TRUE MEANING OF WEALTH Finances have power over us and our relationships. We stress about them. We fight about them. And many times we fail to realize there’s a more active approach to money; we don’t have to just let it happen to us. There are a lot of beliefs floating around when it comes to money. Some people think wealth is bad, but I have a very simple take on it. To me, wealth is the ability to do WHAT I want, WHEN I want, and with WHOM I want. It is interconnected with freedom. People who live below their means enjoy a freedom that those who constantly seek to upgrade their lifestyle just don’t have. You, too, have the ability to be one of these people, as long as you reframe your former beliefs surrounding money. Here are some myths and facts that can help change the game:


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