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Real Estate

Top 3 Rules for Real Estate – With Nancy A. Geisel

I am very excited about having our guest, Nancy A. Geisel, a Real Estate expert, to provide the Top 3 Rules to Real Estate, advice to new agents, as well as some on her background and experience. We will have her back for future posts to provide insight into investing in real estate. Nancy will […]

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Investing

US COVID-19 Curve Flattening?

Is the US COVID-19 curve flattening? That is the question on everyone’s mind nowadays. As of yesterday, I had reported that the data from Johns Hopkins was pointing towards moving in the right direction, but we had not yet flattened the curve. O how things can change in a day. Situation in the US Today […]

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Personal Finance

Is Budgeting Worth the Effort?

Is budgeting worth the effort? Well, if your anything like myself, you probably feel similar about weight loss as you do about budgeting. It takes forever, is painful to do, and if you slip up a few times, then its all over, and you have to start over! Well, as much as it pains me […]

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Investing

Investing During The COVID-19 Crisis

When investing during the COVID-19 crisis, you need to consider how each company makes money and what its debt position looks like. For companies like The Cheese Cake Factory, they have announced that they will be unable to pay rent for April. They are an example of a company the government shutdown affected. The shutdown […]

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Investing

What to invest in April 2020?

If you have found yourself asking yourself what to invest in April 2020, then look no further! I have many friends who want to invest in the market without having to make a bunch of research and complicated trades. Well, if you’re like them, you’re in luck! Ally Invest Managed Portfolios are fantastic and making […]

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Personal Finance

Top 3 Rules for Refinancing Your Mortgage

There are the Top 3 Rules for Refinancing your mortgage that you must consider before making any changes to your current mortgage. If your anything like me, you have probably received calls and mailings from your mortgage company asking you if you want to refinance. They are offering no closing costs (from the lender), no […]

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Investing

Rule #1 Don’t Touch Your 401k

Always remember Rule #1 – Don’t Touch your 401k! With the negative COVID-19 news and wild swings in the stock market, it is easy to fall victim to your emotions and quickly log into your 401k. Once you log in, you will probably see something like I did, which translates to about a 24% loss. […]

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Investing

Is Another Great Depression Coming?

Is another Great Depression coming? We need to first look at how COVID-19 has hit the world economy like a ton of bricks! It has forced world leaders to “turn off” the economy overnight. Something that frankly has never been done before, and the consequences are unknown. We are entering uncharted territory in the world […]

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Investing

Sink or Swim with Royal Caribbean

This will be an in-depth look at the cruise ship industry and, in particular, Royal Caribbean (RCL). On March 23, 2020, I purchased RCL stock. By the end of this post, I hope my research shows it was a good investment since I did not research it this much when I bought it. The Sinking […]

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Investing

Crowdfund Your Way into Real Estate Investing

I am sure you have heard; Real Estate is the way to build true wealth. The opportunity to get rental income, tax deductions, and then the appreciation. There are a few things that need to be considered: Do you want to be an Active or Passive investor? My answer was I like the idea of […]