Why a Zero Balance in Your Bank Account is a Blessing in Real Estate Investing

No money? No credit? Consider yourself one of the luck ones.

Even if you have the money to invest in real estate, you should learn to invest without it. Doing so will give you an advantage you can’t afford to forfeit.

Here’s what I mean…

4 Imminent Financial Blows Facing Your Children

Financial times are different than they were in the past, and they continue to change at a rapid clip. Preparing your children to meet the biggest financial impacts they’ll see later in life is imperative if you want them to experience life on their terms. The Extended Golden Years It used to be 65 was […]

If You’re Saving Your Money, You’re Losing Money… Daily!

Everybody likes money saved for a rainy day. I do, too. But! Are you saving for a rainy day, a rainy month, a rainy year, or even a rainy decade? It would seem that the more you had saved the better, right? Not necessarily so. Funds sitting idle in your bank are losing value daily due to inflation. Real estate preserves the value of your money, but it also protects your income. Here’s how.

5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Invest in Real Estate

Most people think of real estate in one form, a personal residence, but real estate comes in many shapes, and most importantly, price points. Because of that, whatever your income, you have the opportunity to invest, reduce taxes, earn money, and create a tangible savings account.

Real estate can add money to your pocket in a multitude of ways, but today, I’m going to share the top 5 reasons everyone should invest in real estate.

Who is Your Financial Freedom Mentor?

Today I want to hone in on one thing, and one thing only. If you don’t have this right, you don’t stand a chance at financial freedom. It’s the truth, and I want you to make it; so we’ve got to get this one right.

An Open Letter to Everyone Concerned with How to Achieve Financial Freedom

What would your life look like right now if you had a predictable paycheck automatically delivered to you whether you worked or not?

It’s possible. And more than possible it’s how the wealthiest people became that way. Wealthy people don’t trade their time for money; their money makes them money, and yours can too. Right now!

The Capitalist – Friend or Foe?

The first step to mending this financial crisis is a magnificent dose of financial education. Without it, we are headed down the same path that no longer leads to a happy ending. By training the future generations how to be generous capitalists – the only kind of true capitalist – the economic climate will begin to heal. But in order to train the future, the education starts now, with you.

Cash or Cash Flow Your Way to Wealth?

There was a time when working for money, saving, retiring, and living off the interest of your savings account was possible. But today, money is no longer money. Working harder for paper money without converting it into economic assets is like diving without an oxygen tank – you might be fine for a while, but eventually you’re going to run out of air. So, what to do?

Which Investing Srategy is the Riskiest?

Most people think investing is risky because they lack the education and experience to mitigate the risk, and therefore, for them, investing is very risky. What’s funny, and not so much in a ha-ha way, is most people who invest their money rely on someone else to do it for them in the least controllable and therefore riskiest asset class, paper, because they haven’t become financially educated enough to invest in asset classes, or formulate their own investing strategy, that offer more control.

How to Create Wealth Using Debt

When President Nixon took the United States off the gold standard in 1971, debt became the economic lynchpin. Today, the world economy can only function and grow if people borrow money. This completely transformed the strategy of how to create wealth.

The Truth About Taxes and How Wealth is Created

If financial freedom and building wealth are of any importance to you, then understanding tax structure is a non-negotiable. Taxes, representing up to 50% of your lifetime’s income, are a required area of focus with regard to how wealth is created. Tax laws are not only set up as a governmental revenue stream, but also to incentivize individuals to contribute to what the government wants done: such as job creation, housing, and aligning with their social and environmental policies. This is why tax deductions for big business and investors are so prolific. But in order to take advantage of the tax laws as they exist, you first need to understand the ideology behind their structure.

Creating Financial Freedom with Book Smarts or Street Smarts?

Tell me, who do you think stands a better chance of safe passage through a dark alley alone? John, the stockbroker who’s read several books on self-defense and the art of the ancient samurai but has never thrown a punch, or Tim, who barely graduated high school, but has walked himself home through the streets […]

An Early Retirement Plan, and Not Another Tall Fable

After so many years of work, it would be tragic for you to fall short of the perfect retirement. I mean that would be an absolute shame, and sadly it is the reality for 95% of the population. But! It doesn’t have to be. Change one thing just one time and you can enjoy an early retirement.