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Nilus is the editor for the daily e-letter The Rich Life Roadmap and a Paradigm Press analyst.

Nilus began his professional career at Jono Steinberg’s Individual Investor Group, where he published his original research through a regular investment column. Later, he worked for a private equity business and spent five years editing Standard and Poor’s flagship investment newsletter.

He’s the acclaimed author of The Standard and Poor’s Guide for the New Investor, which was published by McGraw-Hill. It’s since been translated into Chinese.

After leaving New York City, Nilus formed his own multi-million dollar firm to produce and publish independent research with hundreds of thousands of Americans.

He became a widely-recognized expert on income investments and retirement strategies, and built up an enviable ten-year track record of winning ideas.

His research and analysis has appeared on a number of investment websites, including BusinessWeek, Dow Jones’ MarketWatch, and Fox News. He has discussed dividends, income investing, and personal finance matters on popular investment shows such as Traders Nation, Invest Express, Wall Street Shuffle, and Money Matters.

At the age of 39, he decided to retire to a quiet life in Santa Barbara with his wife and daughter. He spent his spare time surfing up and down the California coast.

At the urging of his followers, Nilus came out of retirement in 2017 to become the director of The Rich Life project.


Stock Up On THIS As Soon As You Can

The food supply chain is showing strain, and in some cases, it’s already breaking down. Chicken, beef, and pork plants have all been shuttered. We’re likely to feel the effects of this because there’s about to be a severe bottleneck in the meatpacking industry. This could be just a temporary blip, but it might last much longer. Find out how and why you need to stock up today…

Top 7 Money-Saving Hacks That Cost You

Dear Rich Lifer, I read a story once about a “frugal” business traveler that disturbed me. The traveler would take burned-out light bulbs from his home and swap them with working light bulbs in hotel rooms. He would also steal towels from hotel pools and frequent free continental breakfasts at local hotels when he was...

7 Ways to Reduce Financial Risk

Every investment you own carries inherent risk. Even holding cash exposes you to inflation. But like modern surf reports, there are strategies and tools you can use to help mitigate a lot of the upfront risk. Here are seven of my favorite ways to reduce investment risk…

The 11% Yielder I’m Still Holding

Even as the jobless numbers continue to worsen, much of the U.S. economy continues to sputter, and a possible second wave of COVID could hit at any time … the stock market continues to look far out to the horizon with the utmost optimism. I am still hedging, but there one stock I’ll DEFINITELY hold onto… it’s a business development company (BDC) that specializes in funding small- to mid-sized businesses. Find out how it stands to give me 40%+ gains this year…

Life-Saving Supplies To Have On Hand

Now is a terrible time to need medical attention. Sure, there’s no way to avoid it if you are in a major car accident or start to go into organ failure, but short of that, you might be better off if you take care of yourself at home. If you keep a well-stocked medical supply, you’ll be in much better shape to deal with life’s little emergencies on your own…

9 Must-Haves For Your Survival Garden

Dear Rich Lifer, Getting groceries used to be just another chore you had to do every week.  Now, it’s become a luxury.  All across the country, people are waiting in long lines only to find bare shelves.  Coming home with much less than you hoped for is crushing.  After all, as the head of a...

Right Now Is The BEST Time To Buy Your Next Car

Vice president of research and analytics at Canadian Black Book says, “Prices will probably drop about 15% for cars and about 18% for trucks and SUVs… [Right now is] the biggest decrease in pricing we've seen across the whole industry since September 2007.” It’s likely the U.S. will see some record-breaking low prices in the used car market as well. Read on to find out why this period of chaos could be the best time EVER to buy a used car, and how to negotiate during a pandemic.