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Key Investing Questions

When investing, it's critical that you understand what it is you're buying.  I love talking to people about what we do when we buy property and watching the look on their face.  I can see the internal calculus going on in their head trying to make sense of it and how...

The One Podcast You Must Hear

A quick blog post this week on someone that I think you should all know, if you don't already.  One of my mentors is Andy Frisella.  He may not know that he's my mentor, but I think he's one of the people I can count on one hand that has helped me beyond words.  Andy...

Infinite Banking Concept With Real Estate

Many investors don't get started in the business because they think it takes a tremendous amount of money to get started. Here's a secret; IT DOESN'T!  Sure, if you want to go the traditional route of putting 20% down with a bank every time you buy a rental property,...

Top 5 Reasons Why Real Estate Investors Fail

There are hundreds of reasons why real estate investors fail.  But if I had to narrow it down to the top 5 reasons why, well it would make this blog a lot easier for you to read and for me to type.  So here we go: 1. They Haven't Taken the Time to Get Educated I've...

The Power of Networking

The old saying that your network is your net worth is incredibly legitimate on so many levels. Imagine if you’re hanging out with people with no goals, no ambition and no drive to do much of anything. You will end up just like them if you sit in that circle long enough.

Your First Year In Investing

We recently did a survey of people that we have in our network and found overwhelmingly that most people that follow us are either in their first year of investing or have 10 years or more of experience. The first few years of investing are the biggest challenge and when many people fail. What are the reasons for failure? There could be many really.

Some of My Favorite Entrepreneur Things

As an entrepreneur, I love to feed my brain with stuff that gives me inspiration, motivation and most importantly practical tools that I can use in my business and in my personal life.  So, I thought it would be cool to share some of my favorite things that I use to...

What The Hell Are You Waiting For?

So many people want to be real estate investors and figure, "hey, I'll give this a try and see what happens." Those people will always fail. If you're just simply "thinking about getting into real estate", my advice would be don't bother. You're either in, or you're...

Buy Assets to Pay For Liabilities

I don't know about you but I like material things.  I like to wear nice stuff, drive a good car, live in a nice house, buy stuff for my wife and daughter, take vacations, etc.  The issue is, these things all cost money and most people work to buy these things without...