Sometimes Growth isn’t easy.

Sometimes Growth isn’t easy.

It struck me one afternoon. It was a beautiful spring Saturday afternoon. The sun was out but the winter’s coldness and snow was still a vivid memory. I wanted nothing more than to jump into my convertible and go for a drive and feel the warm breeze on my face....
Time for Your Financial Physical

Time for Your Financial Physical

Creating a financial snapshot was one of the best single things I ever did. I’m not going to lie to you, the first time I did this exercise the numbers really sucked. So much so, I didn’t even title the spreadsheet, “net worth” or anything...
Are you feeling cashtrated?

Are you feeling cashtrated?

I was reading a great book today. The legendary David Chilton’s newest book, the Wealthy Barber Returns. I came across this passage, “each year, the Washington Post runs its Mensa Invitational contest where readers are asked to add, subtract, or change one...
Real Estate Investing can be like Insider Trading

Real Estate Investing can be like Insider Trading

Insider trading in the world of stocks and corporations is very frowned upon. In fact, as Martha Stewart and many others can attest, you can face major fines and even prison sentences for indulging in that practice. But, in real estate, you have the ability to go out...