Real Estate

The Importance Of Life Insurance As A Real Estate Investor

The Importance Of Life Insurance As A Real Estate Investor

You probably already have life insurance through a job or privately purchased, but you may not know just how important it is for your real estate investment business. If you are investing in real estate, it’s important to know about life insurance, how it can benefit you, where to get it, and why you need it. […]

December 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for home ownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risk. Plumbing might freeze and bust during winter, requiring immediate repair. The refrigerator could stop blowing cold air, causing food to ruin until […]

November 20, 2017 | By | Reply More

Personal Finance

3 Tips To Achieve Financial Security In 2018

3 Tips To Achieve Financial Security In 2018

The New Year is almost upon us, and with it will come a slew of New Years’ resolutions that, for many people, will be forgotten by February. But for those who make the resolution to become financially secure in the next year, that’s a goal that you shouldn’t let slip away. Achieving financial independence is […]

December 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
End Of Year Money Moves

End Of Year Money Moves

Now’s the time to be anticipating money moves for next year.  To avoid losing valuable compounding time or growth, you want to be able to pull the trigger on January 1st.  Check into what your accounts and plans offer and ask questions in advance. With year-end bonuses and raises coming up, certain accounts require tweaking.  […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More

Stocks

Buy These 3 Stocks To Ride The Bitcoin Boom

Buy These 3 Stocks To Ride The Bitcoin Boom

For the longest time, Wall Street ignored the wild ‘party’ going on in the realm of cryptocurrencies, and more specifically, Bitcoin. But no longer… Wall Street is joining in on the party and supplying some of the ‘booze’. That ‘booze’ is coming in the form of Bitcoin derivatives. On December 1, the Commodity Futures Trading […]

December 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
4 Fundamentals For Investing Your Money Wisely

4 Fundamentals For Investing Your Money Wisely

Some people seem to think that investing is just a way to “get rich quick.” And while there are those few success stories that make it seem possible, investing is like any other means of making money: It takes time, planning, and an ongoing effort to be successful. So, if you’re going to be investing […]

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Dividend Stocks

Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In January

Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In January

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2018. Each month I like to list those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can give […]

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dollar Cost Averaging Versus Stop Losses

Dollar Cost Averaging Versus Stop Losses

Subscriber Rick G. recently asked a great question. “What do you think about the theory of ‘buying on dips’ and ‘dollar cost averaging’?” If the price of a dividend paying stock goes down, buying more will increase your yield; however, that seems to be at odds with the idea of why an investor should have […]

November 27, 2017 | By | Reply More

ETFs

3 ETFs To Buy Before They Charge Higher In 2018

3 ETFs To Buy Before They Charge Higher In 2018

The markets continue their bullish run into year-end. Here’s how to profit. The market continues to press higher as the heightened prospects of a tax reform deal has seemingly filled the rally tank as we head into the end-of-the-year, which is normally bullish for stocks and ETFs to buy. Investors are beginning to scramble for […]

December 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 International ETFs To Get The Best Of All Worlds

5 International ETFs To Get The Best Of All Worlds

Worried about a domestic rut? Try these strong running international ETFs to buy! Although it’s not the most exciting investment, these days, you can’t go wrong with the benchmark exchange-traded fund SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY). Year-to-date, the trust fund is up nearly 16%. However, given its remarkable rally under ever-declining volume, many investors are seeking […]

November 17, 2017 | By | Reply More

Commodities

Gold $5,000

Gold $5,000

No. I’m not flip-flopping! As I told subscribers to our Boom & Bust monthly newsletter in November, I stand by my forecast that gold must still lose about 65% of its current value before we hit the bottom of this latest commodity cycle, around 2020 or 2023. And when the markets unravel, as they must, gold will […]

Is The Bitcoin Value Greater Than Gold?

Is The Bitcoin Value Greater Than Gold?

As the Bitcoin value peaks, the value of gold declines. This is due to the perception of the Bitcoin, and the way its value has inflated in recent years. Google search trends have revealed the Bitcoin is more searched for than Gold, for the first time in its history. Bloomberg reports on Bitcoin Value The search term […]

November 10, 2017 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

Stop Forgetting These Essential Items From Your Budget

Stop Forgetting These Essential Items From Your Budget

Do you use a budget for your household expenses every month? If you do, congratulations! You are on your way to a more financially secure future. If not, check out my beginners guide to budgeting. There are items in a budget that seems to never be included when you look at normal family budgets: savings and taxes. […]

November 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Buy This 5 Stock Portfolio To Beat The Popular High Yield ETFs

Buy This 5 Stock Portfolio To Beat The Popular High Yield ETFs

A lot of income investors own shares of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSE: REM) as a stock market investment that pays a high (almost 9%) current dividend yield. The problem with REM is that it holds a lot of the highly leveraged – dangerous to your wealth – residential mortgage-backed securities, or as they […]

November 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Tech Stocks Up More Than Apple, Facebook, And Google

3 Tech Stocks Up More Than Apple, Facebook, And Google

Perhaps the most exciting segment of the Singularity for me is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which will change forever how things are made. It’s the reason some are calling it the Fourth Industrial Revolution. I’ve written often about two of the main sectors contained in the IIoT. The first is cobots or collaborative […]

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More