10cf746e54 Just think: Suze Orman launching a prepaid credit card Donald Trumps company declaring bankruptcy 4 times Ray Lucia, author of Buckets of Money, charged by SEC as misleading It just really offends me when I see people almost victimized trying to get rich. Retrieved 2011-11-25. Though Kiyosaki contemplated a career to fly for the airlines, he instead took a job as a sales associate for Xerox to further hone his business skills by selling copy machines in Leesburg, Virginia until June 1978.. His father foiled his plans when he later explained to Robert that the toothpaste venture was "illegal" and constituted counterfeiting but commended Kiyosaki for taking initiative in his entrepreneurial aspirations.. Written in a chapter of Rich Dad's Prophecy, Kiyosaki has previously invested in IPO's and developing small cap stocks and buying stakes in companies through private placements or limited partnerships before they go public. Some of the various companies he has invested in include a consumer products company, a silver company, an oil company that eventually went bankrupt, and a gold company. Though Kiyosaki has also criticized mutual funds for lack financial transparency, Kiyosaki is a hedge fund investor, where hedge funds themselves lack financial transparency that traditional mutual funds also do. Criticism and controversy.