Some people say that real estate is all about "location, location, location." Today, I'm going to tell you that's absolutely wrong. So, what is the key to real estate then? Here's the simple answer - relationships. You cannot be successful without a great team - from an attorney or insurance agent to brokers or lenders. That's [...]
Neal is an Independent Certified Financial Planner™, based in Southern California. He founded Wealth Resources Group in 1994 to provide comprehensive fee-based financial planning exclusively. His firm specializes in helping clients make smart decisions about their money so they can stop worrying and start enjoying the things that matter most to them. If your [...]
You can't grow if you keep working "in your business." These tips will help you work "on your business" so you can focus on growing.
"Renting doesn't build equity"
"Buying a house means at least something goes to equity"
We've heard all the reasons to buy a house, but are they right? I decided to investigate this question.
I was recently trying to decide on a goal of how much I want to be worth. Did I want to be worth a million? Ten million?... more?
I kept thinking about it and I couldn't ever really make a decision. I guess the problem is that I keep asking "why stop there?"
The trick is to earn money where money is worth more, and spend it where things cost less. The only way to do that is through investing and achieving the ultimate goal of financial freedom. A job can never achieve this.
Let’s face it, we all have some bad financial habits. For most of us, it comes from what we learned as a child (or didn’t learn). Others develop bad habits due to stress or a personal crisis.
Whatever the reasons, we need to figure them out and end those habits. Your retirement simply can’t afford bad spending habits.
Recently I've been reevaluating my long term and short term goals (I'll post about those soon enough), and one thing I've been looking into more is - what does it mean to be financially free.
Of course I talk about Financial Independence a lot, and I sometimes use the term Financial Freedom interchangeably with FI. So I decided to hit up the internet and look it up...
Recently I was having a conversation with someone. They were explaining the school program they were in, the job they wanted to get, and their career goals.
I looked at him and said: "So your goal is to work?"...