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How Real Estate Investors Get Paid

Two of my favorite assets to own are, without doubt, life insurance and real estate. Both are powerful assets for cash flow. Today, I want to look more closely at real estate, and how it pays to invest. My good friend Keith Weinhold laid it out in a very digestible way, and now I’d like…

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3 Systems for Playing the Financial Game

In this article, we’re going to look at both, and I’ll show you how offense can win you games, but a great defense will win you championships. You’ve heard the phrase as it relates to sports, but in reality it applies to so much more. In particular, it applies to wealth building in a very…

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Active Investing or Passive Investing?

On the surface level, investing is just that…investing. But when you dig deeper there are really two ways to get involved — active investments and passive investments, and t’s fairly straightforward. You’re either actively involved in the investment, or you’re not. I’d like to dig into the advantages and disadvantages of each. Active Investing Like I said,…

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Understanding Opportunity Cost and Return on Equity

As an investor, it is critical that you understand what opportunity cost and return on equity really mean. Understanding is the difference between success and failure. You may think that opportunity cost equates to “non-existent” numbers, but I’m here to show you exactly why you can consider them to be as real as actual losses.…

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What Is An Accredited Investor?

If you’re engaged in the financial sphere in any capacity, you’ve likely heard the term “Accredited Investor.” It’s often thrown around in investment circles, and many opportunities are available only to Accredited Investors. But what is an Accredited Investor anyway, and how do you become one? It’s not quite as complicated as you’d think. To…

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The 3 Words That Will Change Your Life

You probably remember the first piece of life-changing advice you received. That’s what makes it life-changing. I believe in paying forward such things, and so I’m going to share with you the three words that changed my life and my business. I don’t say this lightly—I would not be where I am today without this…

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How to Use Your Assets to Acquire More Assets

I want to teach you how to double the impact of a single asset. Because for every asset you own, there is potential to acquire an additional cashflow producing asset. The key to this strategy is collateralization. Understanding Collateralization According to Investopedia, collateralization occurs when a borrower pledges an asset as recourse to a lender…

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Fundamental vs Technical Analysis

When you’re presented with a new opportunity or investment, there are typically two different approaches you can take: a fundamental analysis of the situation, or a technical one. In a previous article we discussed the different types of risk, and now, I’ll teach you how you can analyze those risks in terms of your investments.…

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Rethinking Risk: What it Means and How to Manage

Risk—to some the word is invigorating, and to others terrifying. But do you understand all the risks that accompany a business? Understanding risk boils down to what type of risk you’re facing. In this industry, I’ve identified four kinds of risk. So we’re going to peel back the layers and see what risk is really…