The Secrets to Wealth
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The Secrets to Wealth

Learn the simple, practical components that allow you to create wealth for yourself.
4.2 (10 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,031 students enrolled
Created by Christo van Zyl
Last updated 7/2018
Current price: $107.99 Original price: $154.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the basic components of creating wealth
  • Really understand how money works
  • Systematically increase your value
  • Systematically reduce your debt
  • Increase your earning capability.
  • None

Because money didn't come with instructions - until now!

Isn't it fascinating how the one thing we ALL use - and need, does not come with any instructions? There are very few courses about money. Not in schools. Not in universities. Not online... Yet we all use it every day in some way or another. 

Hi my name is Christo van Zyl. I made my first million before I turned 30 - and then lost it all. I discovered my father and grandfather were millionaires also! Yet, they left no book, no course and no instructions on how to make money, keep money, grow money - or how money works...

I have spent more than 13 years learning every single thing about money I could find my hands on. I read books, I listened to audio, I interrogated my life, my fathers and grandfathers' lives. I even worked for several millionaires to find out what they know about money.

What I discovered was profound - and simple! I have documented these in my own 224 page manual, and tried and tested every single principle for more than 10 years now. I had to prove for myself that they work - and they did.

10 years ago I had massive debt, no income, no place to stay and no job!!! Today I own 2 properties, have 2 vehicles paid off, have investments, savings, amazing technology (which I love) and have paid for travels to more than 18 countries!

I want you to experience the same!

In this course you will learn:

  • How money really works.
  • The true definition of wealth (not just money)
  • The secrets to wealth - why most people fail.
  • All 11 components required to create wealth.
  • A detailed explanation with examples for each component.
  • The simple, practical things you can do immediately.
  • The Wealth matrix - how and why this works.
  • The rules of money - so you will stop losing it!
  • How to make, keep and grow your money.
  • Why these principles work for almost ANY problem

I truly believe you will be blown away by the simplicity! I was! I hope to see you on the inside, to get to know you and to watch you grow and learn the fundamental secrets to wealth - because money didn't come with instructions - until now!

Who this course is for:
  • If you want to learn how to create wealth.
  • If you are struggling with money, this will help you.
  • If you use money, this will help you.
  • If you want to earn more, this will help you.
  • If you want to reduce your debt, this will help you.
  • If you want to know where your money goes, this will help you.
Course content
Expand all 72 lectures 04:11:56
+ Introduction
3 lectures 13:06

This is a quick jump to the Island of Koh Lipe in Thailand. I wanted to share a little bit of my story with you and give you an idea of what you can expect in this course.

Preview 03:23

This is just a short introduction video to show you the amount of fun you can have once you have worked hard and diligently to create your own wealth.

Wealth Video - Indonesia

Before getting started, we should cover some rules and guidelines:

  1. Disclaimer: This is NOT financial advice. This is financial education which is based on over 10 years of trial, error and personal experience(s).
  2. You (and not me) are responsible for your financial well being. I will share what has worked for me and what I have learnt. Your experience will be unique just as every other person's experience will be unique. (No two people's lives or journeys are the same.)
  3. This course is an introduction to wealth - there are MANY more things to learn, but, these are and will be the building blocks.
  4. It is OK to make (financial) mistakes. Just don't repeat them (too much). Learn quickly, grow quicker.
  5. You will NOT be wealthy at the end of this course. You will however have learnt the principles or building blocks which wealthy people use.
  6. Creating wealth takes TIME. It is NOT achieved in a few hours, a few days or a few weeks. It may take you a few months to a few years!
  7. I value your feedback. Please be detailed and give as much context as possible. I spent a lot of time preparing this, please return the favor and ask detailed questions.
  8. Please do NOT advise other students in this course. We cannot and do not give financial advice. We CAN share what has worked for us.
  9. If you have found this course does not quite offer value to you, or comes short in some way - please tell me.
  10. If you have found this course to be highly valued - please tell others, and please leave a review so others can join us.
  11. Please ENJOY every lesson.
  12. Work on as few or as many things in this course as you wish. More is better, but one with high proficiency is just as good!
  13. Feel free to send me feedback on anything I can consider to add (or change) in this course.
  14. There are only a few assignments. Please DO each of them as they assist with making this course relevant to your unique self.
Course Guideline and Rules

This is just a short quiz to confirm that you understand the course rules and guidelines.

Course Rules and Guidelines Confirmation
1 question

This is a quick practice test to give you a guideline of what you will need to learn about. It will give you an idea of which areas you can focus on during this course.

How much do you know about creating wealth
9 questions
+ The Definition of Wealth
2 lectures 03:35

Wealth is not money. It is also not just money. Wealth is a lot more than just money. In this lesson you will discover the true definition of wealth, and why this is important.

Preview 01:21

This is just an example of how all four pieces of wealth (Time, Health, People and Money) each affect each other. You have to manage all four, all the time. 

The Definition of Wealth - Example

This quiz is just to create clarity about the definition of wealth so that no uncertainty exists.

The Definition of Wealth Quiz
1 question
+ The Wealth Matrix
1 lecture 03:43

Everything in the Secrets to Wealth is covered in the Wealth Matrix. Each of the elements contribute towards your money and your wealth. If you want to become wealthy, this will be one of the tools you can use on a daily basis to improve your situation, which will affect you money, which will help you to create wealth!

Preview 03:43
What is the Wealth Matrix
3 questions

This quiz is to ensure that you know what the wealth matrix is and how it assists with creating wealth for you.

The Wealth Matrix Quiz
5 questions
+ Choices
3 lectures 07:04

Most people tend to focus on the money, but the real power lies in the choices you make, and specifically, the choices you make with the money which you already have. This video will give you a detailed explanation why choices are a fundamental component of wealth which you can apply immediately.

Choices - Explained
The 4 choices of money.

Your CHOICES affect your money. Each choices that you make can either cost you money or make you money. Even when you make a choice, there are more choices to make. This will give you a practical example. It is important to know that your money is affected by the choices that you make.

How your choices affect your money

This quick quiz will check your understanding of the wealth component of CHOICES.

Choices Quiz
2 questions
+ Action
3 lectures 07:02

This is one of the simplest things to do, yet most people neglect to do it. It is also one of simplest things not to do. Taking action IS what is required to be done, daily, weekly, and without a doubt - monthly.

Taking Action - Explained
The Lesson of the 5 Frogs

A choice is only one of the steps. The next step is to take action - to do something. The more action you take, the faster you make progress in your journey to create wealth. This lesson will explain why.

What you can do to to improve your financial situation

A short quiz to see if you understand the basics of taking action.

Action Quiz
2 questions
+ Beliefs
4 lectures 12:44

Beliefs are things that you assume to be true - even though they may be false. Because of those beliefs, you may not have been able to make progress. This video will explain what beliefs are and the impact they have on your ability to create wealth.

Beliefs - Explained

Your ability to become wealthy is based on your belief to become wealthy. This lesson will show you why this is true.

Why your beliefs have prevented you from making progress
Change what you believe. Change what you achieve

In order to become wealthy, you would often need to change some of your beliefs. There are two easy ways which are described in this lesson. The first one is to question the beliefs, and the second is to give you mind new/more relevant/current/future facts to store as the truth.

How to change what you believe
In order for you to create wealth, you need to BELIEVE that it is possible for you. This assignment will help you to change that belief and to give the REASONS why it is possible, for YOU to create wealth.
Why creating wealth is possible.
3 questions

This quiz is to just make sure you got the importance of your beliefs in creating wealth

Beliefs Quiz
5 questions
+ Values
6 lectures 19:57

Values probably affects your wealth in one of the biggest ways. This lesson will give you an introduction why.

Why your values affect your money
Values - explained

This is just a bit of a break from the learning here. It will give you some insight into my life, what my values are and also, I add it as proof that what I am teaching you is the result of what I have tested. I hope that you will enjoy it and that perhaps, it will open up the value of travel for you to put on your list. Enjoy and best regards, Christo

Preview 06:18

Values are things that are important to you. It is important to know that because your thoughts, time and money goes into them. They are the things you have already spent time and money on, and will continue to do - UNLESS you change what is important to you. 

** VERY IMPORTANTDo not continue to the next lesson unless you have WRITTEN DOWN ALL the things that are important to you. The next lesson and your ability to create wealth is dependent on this exercise, and it is the most powerful if done the first time.

How to determine your values
Values are things that are important to you. This is a VERY important exercise in creating wealth because it helps you to identify what is important to you. List things that you think about or talk about - a lot. You can also list things which you spend time or money on.
How to determine your values.
3 questions
Understanding what is most important to you is a massive secret to creating wealth. In this lesson you will prioritize your highest values in such a way that they can guide you. WARNING: Do not skip this lesson - it is one of the most important lessons, and other lessons depend on you having completed this one.
Prioritizing your Values

** Important: This lesson requires you to have your values written down. It is very important that you have done that BEFORE you start this video, because it will give you the insights about your money, which you can then change.

When you know your values you understand where your money has gone. If you chose to become wealthy, you will have to CHANGE your values - the things that have been important to you. Only once you do this consciously will your mind assist you with your journey to become wealthy. This lesson will show you why, and how.

Prioritizing and refining your values

This quiz will help you to see how and why your values affect your money.

Values Quiz
5 questions
+ Your Mind
6 lectures 17:42

Your mind works via the conscious and the subconscious... But that all seems (and is) very complicated. This example of the chadburn will give you a simple way to understand how your mind works and how to use it in your favor.

How your Mind Works - The Chadburn

Your choices and actions are instructions from your mind, but, your mind will only get you to choose things or do things if they are either 1) Important (Values) or 2) Possible (Beliefs). In addition, some of your thoughts will impact your behavior also, so there are two rules: What you think about, comes about, and, thoughts become things. This lessons will show you why, and how.

Why your mind affects your money

Fundamentally, your mind makes decisions (choices) based on 2 key drivers - to gain pleasure or to avoid pain. If you know this, it can help you to understand why your mind has selected a certain option in the past. You can also use this to make different choices for your future. This lesson will give you an example and show you why.

The way your mind makes choices
How your mind works - logically
How your mind works - chemically

There is a big difference in the way poor people think vs. how wealthy people think.

Poor people:

  1. Thoughts are scattered
  2. Thoughts are random
  3. Are dis-empowering and/or negative.
  4. Think about things not being possible
  5. Think about things which are not important

Wealthy people

  1. Thoughts are specific
  2. Thoughts are focused on solving a problem
  3. Are empowering and positive
  4. Think about things as-if they are possible
  5. Think mainly about things that are important to them.

You need to train your brain to think the way that wealthy people think. This lesson gives you some pointers on how to do that.

How wealthy people think

This will re-enforce some of the lessons from your mind.

Your Mind Quiz
5 questions
+ You
7 lectures 22:16

One of the major reasons why people fail to create wealth is because they believe that it somehow is the duty of others to make them wealthy. Nothing can be further from the truth or less empowering. The secret naturally is that you are solely responsible for everything in your life. The sooner you accept that inevitable truth the sooner you will make progress. This lesson will show you why.

Who is responsible?

This is a further explanation of the "you" component of wealth. It is important to shift your expectation from other people onto the one who is truly responsible for their financial situation - you!

Taking responsibility - and taking charge

Now that you know you are responsible, it also becomes your duty to become more valuable. The higher your value, the higher people are willing to pay you, and it therefore affects your money. You can become more valuable by reading more, doing more, learning more and a variety of other things. This lesson will show you why this is so very very very important!

Adding value to yourself

Creating wealth is all about you. But there is another secret about you that you have to know. Watch this short video to learn it.

The secret about you

Which is the better approach - to be interesting or to be interested. This lesson will share why this is important.

Interesting vs interested

Happy, sad, angry mad... these are all examples of emotional states. Your emotions affect (impact) your money. You need to learn the simple rules of how to control your emotional state. This lesson will show you how.

Controlling your emotions

If you want to earn more, you have to learn more. This section provides a link to 50 skills which will help you to attract success. Remember, this is a life long process and not just something which can be done today. Use this link as a starting point to discover which skills you can improve.

50 Skills that attract success
This is a short survey to let you check what you have done for yourself and what may be holding you back. It will just give a little insight to you about you.
What have you done to improve yourself?
2 questions

This quiz will help to refresh you on your part in the Secrets to Wealth.

You Quiz
4 questions
+ Communication
5 lectures 08:58

There are two types of communication: Incoming (What you see and hear) and outgoing (what you say or write). Both of these affect your ability to create wealth. This section will give you more insight into that.

Understanding the impact of communication on your money

There are 2 types of communication. They both affect your ability to create wealth. This lesson will explain what they are. 

The 2 types of communication

What you HEAR and SEE affects your mind, which affects your money. Use this lesson to filter what you hear and see, which will allow you to program your mind to only allow the good stuff in.

Filtering your Incoming communication

What you SAY affects your mind, which affects your money. Use this lesson to filter what you say, which will affect what you think, and therefore what you will do. 

Filtering your Outgoing communication

Your mouth is a very powerful force. Simple statements can change the course of your life. This lesson will show you why, and what you should do.

Why your mouth affects your money

This quick quiz will help you to solidify the basic principles of communication.

Communication Quiz
2 questions