Years ago, I read Stephen Covey’s famed book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and the very first habit was, by far, the most important to me. Be proactive. But I also recognize that in order to be proactive AND effective, we must also learn to put first things first by setting priorities.
Is Real Estate the Alternative to Alternative Lenders? If you’re old enough to remember the Great Recession, you, no doubt, have seen the its effects. They may come in the form of more vacant homes on your block or listening to the woes of a friend who has gone unemployed or underemployed for too long. […]
Yesterday, I asked my 17 year-old son this question: “What is the one thing that every human being has in common?” He did not have an answer for me and after several long seconds of silence, I gave him the answer. “24 hours.” Every human being has 24 hours a day. Most of us have […]
Are you living life as it comes or is life passing you by? Life goes by fast. This is true whether you are an employee or self-employed. I remember being an employee and watching my days go by and my kids get older without my permission. Now, as a self-employed individual, I sometimes catch myself […]
Get paid what you’re worth I have a morning routine that works for me. I wake up, exercise, and read TheWall Street Journal. “The Journal” is 100 pages of business news, national news, world news – content that impacts my wallet. It’s where the mergers, acquisitions, stock plummets, and those all-important Greenspan and Buffett warnings […]
Okay, new real estate investors. It’s the middle of the third quarter of 2014 and I’m wondering what goals you set for yourself this year that you have yet to reach. You did set goals, didn’t you? Well, what are they? A stable income? More money? A happy family? More time with your family? Your […]