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How to Make $10,000 a Month

The goal to make $10,000 a month in passive income is just a long-shot dream, right?Probably. I don't even know why you're reading this article...Wrong!If you're looking for 5 more generic steps to take

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Daddy, Can You Buy More Money For Us?

The other day at the pool, my older daughter Lily asked if we could buy her some more pool noodles.It's not an expensive purchase, but my wife, Jun, reflexively told her, "I don't have any money, ask another

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Best Cities to Invest In – For Outdoor Lovers

Everyone is wondering what the best cities are to invest. We’re going to take a different spin on it… The problem with city-living is the lack of outdoor adventure. Sure, New York has Central

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Best Way to Invest 100k

Let's have some fun today and talk about the best way to invest $100,000. It is a lot of money, but it's also not a lot. You might have $100k after selling a house, rolling over a 401k or IRA, receive

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Roundup 14

Here, I collect the best articles each week in real estate and personal finance. If you have an article that you'd like to submit, please comment below or email me on the contact page.The Landlord’s

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The Break Even Ratio and When to Use It

There are a lot of ratios to look at when investing in real estate, and it can get confusing. One of the lesser used but still important ratios is the break-even ratio. The Break Even Ratio answers the

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Wholesaling Lease Options

I recently discovered a new model for investing called Wholesaling Lease Options. It’s like wholesaling, but doing it with lease options. It’s a little wonky but might work under certain circumstances,

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How to Find Tax Delinquent Properties

In many markets right now, it can be really difficult to find quality deals through the standard real estate agent / MLS channel.In fact, it's so difficult that many investors have moved away from the

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Are You Trapped In a Mental Box?

I was with several people and one young man was telling the other older men what his plans were. He was finishing up college, getting a good degree, and had a good path set for his life.One man asked,

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Adding Value to Your Investment Property Using Smart Home Technology

I've always loved technology. Computer science was actually my first major in college, before I jumped ship and found my way over to the Economics department.But, my love of technology never went away.While

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