I Tried to Get Rich Quick But I Actually Got Poor Really Slowly

Question: Dear Steve, I’ve had a relatively low amount of debt for years that I was able to handle comfortably. However, ever since I started college, I’ve felt guilty with the amount of help my parents have been giving me at their expense. This spurred me to attend several expensive seminars for buying and selling … Read more

Get Rich Quick in Real Estate Promoter Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison

In April, 2011 I wrote about Eric Farrington who was a get rich in real estate “self-made millionaire.” At the time he was selling courses and seminars about how to get rich in real estate. Well Farrington, who proclaimed he had 25 years of experience as a motivational speaker, just got about half of that … Read more

Fraud Busters, INC.

Fraud Busters, INC. By Harry T. Brundidge So you’ve been gypped! Were you suckered into buying some of those “penny” get-rich-quick uranium stocks which are as phony as a three-dollar bill? Did you go for the “free” deep-freeze racket? Were you hooked by a bait-’em-and-switch-’em gent on a vacuum cleaner or sewing machine? Few of … Read more

Eric Farrington’s Wealth Building Seminars – BUSTED

Eric Farrington is but yet another in a long line of get rich quick promoters to wind up on the wrong side of the law. Farrington has a Dallas based wealth building seminar business where he brags that “While homeless himself, Mr. Farrington was able to take $750.00 and purchase a 1000 unit apartment complex.” … Read more