Okay, so you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been a little quiet over the
past several weeks. It’s been a busy period of real estate acquisitions
and writing (albeit not blog work). I’ll fill you in on the real estate
stuff in coming weeks, but for now I’m going to give you a quick sneak peek
into the upcoming writing projects.
First, I have a self-published novel that I’m targeting for release ...
When most people learn that I formerly was a police officer, they raise
their eyebrows and will usually say something like, “Really? Why would you
To most, the idea of being a police officer has an exotic feel to it. It’s
because they have envisioned the Hollywood cliché of law enforcement –
heroic exploits of men and women in a daily struggle against crime and
corruption. While there are some ...
A friend of mine, Andrew (not his real name), is married with two kids. A
few years ago, his life was like many Americans – he carried consumer debt,
had no savings, and was stressed out. Life was not turning out the way
he’d hoped. Then he realized he was responsible for the mess he was in and
set about to change things.
He worked hard to improve his financial position. ...
I read the most astounding paragraph in the June 19th, 2018 edition of USA
Today. In Wealth of Millionaires Surges 10.6% to top $70 Trillion for the
First Time, David Carrig was reporting on the World Wealth Report 2018
recently released from global consulting firm Capgemini. It was the third
paragraph of the article that really caught my attention,
The number of high net worth individuals (HNWI) – which Capgemini defines ...
If you’re looking to purchase an investment property, whether it be a
residential single-family home or a commercial building, the purchasing
process is very similar. While there are some differences between the two
processes, I thought they are close enough that I thought we should take a
quick run through to get a discussion in place for future articles.
For discussion purposes, residential properties are single family homes,
duplexes, triplexes, and ...
We spend our lives with risk.
There is everyday risk like driving to and from work, school, or some event
with our spouse. At any moment, we put ourselves on the road with other
people who may or may not be in full control of themselves whether it be
from alcohol, lack of sleep, or relationship induced stress. Some of these
people are just plain morons who should not be allowed ...
Becoming wealthy is not something that happens overnight. Sure, some people
win the lottery or have a windfall of money from an unexpected inheritance,
but you should not be holding your breath for something like that to happen
Instead, to build real wealth, you need to think long-term. Rather than
living lavishly, it’s important to adopt a lifestyle of disciplined saving
and investing. These simple actions can help almost ...
I stood at the hotel room door, shortly after 5:30 a.m., with a hot coffee
in my left hand and my cell phone and a banana in my right hand.
This obviously wasn’t my normal routine and it had been further thrown off
by the lack of coffee. There should be coffee makers in every hotel room,
but this was Las Vegas and if you stay in one of the casinos, ...
I’m afforded a position where I work daily with a wealthy clientele. Most
of this group came to their affluence through hard work and creativity. In
other words, it wasn’t generational, gifted upon them by a relative after
their passing. These men and women had to get up every morning to earn
their piece of the pie. The majority of them are baby boomers and Gen
Xers. However, some of ...
My girlfriend asked me, “What advice would you give my niece about
investing in real estate?”
It was a loaded question that lead to several of follow-up queries.
What does she want to invest in? Where does she want to invest? How much
money does she have? What are her long-term goals?
My girlfriend rolled her eyes (she does this a lot) and quickly re-framed
the question, “What advice would you give a ...
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