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Digital Money Takes the World Stage

Digital Money Takes the World Stage

Are Bitcoins for real? Just ask UK techie James Howells, who recently tossed out a long forgotten computer hard drive, only to realize – far too late – that the device contained $7.5 million worth of Bitcoins, the digital currency that’s been making headlines as it gains traction in markets worldwide. Howells...

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Learn Income Property Investing in 2 Days

Learn Income Property Investing in 2 Days

For the handful of people who have earned all the money they ever want to in their life, feel free to tune out the rest of this post. For the other 99.9% of the population still in the throes of dreaming and scheming about ways to create true financial independence, Jason Hartman is here to offer the...

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Tax Law Changes Target Investors

Tax Law Changes Target Investors

As we head into the holiday season, no one wants to think about income taxes. But tax season is just around the corner, and since income property investments qualify for a long list of deductions, there are some changes to the tax code for 2013 that are worth planning for. One of the benefits of investing...

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Professional Inspections Save Investments

Professional Inspections Save Investments

Income property is a long-term strategy for building wealth, as Jason Hartman always says. And while it may be tempting to jump right in and snap up a promising property, it pays to start off on the right foot by exercising some caution and getting the property professionally inspected. If you’re...

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2014: A New Year, A New Look to Mortgage Lending

2014: A New Year, A New Look to Mortgage Lending

As the housing collapse recedes into memory, the housing market is finding new footing in a very different world dominated by a changed mortgage lending landscape. And, according to some economists, those changes are leading to a very different - and more optimistic - mortgage market for 2014 and beyond. According...

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Foreign Buyers Make Their Mark in Real Estate

Foreign Buyers Make Their Mark in Real Estate

It’s no secret that the housing market has been showing signs of strength in key areas around the country. Interest rates, propped up by the Federal Reserve’s continued bond buying stimulus plan, are staying low and home prices are continuing to rise. But according to a recent report by the National...

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Ten Quotes Show Why Real Estate Rules

Ten Quotes Show Why Real Estate Rules

Real estate investing is the route to building wealth, as Jason Hartman always says. And the best financial minds past and present agree. In a world where investing trends come and go, real estate endures – a fact that’s been true throughout the ages. Here’s a sampling of wise words about the value...

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Are You Ready for a Digital Wallet?

Are You Ready for a Digital Wallet?

The typical wallet full of cash and a stack of cards may be a thing of the past – at least, that’s what the creators of a new digital “wallet” called Coin are hoping. But even as Coin racks up over half a million dollars in preorders, critics worry that the new device opens doors for identity...

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Are Bank Fraud Cases Hurting the Economy?

Are Bank Fraud Cases Hurting the Economy?

Last week, JP Morgan Chase settled its latest lawsuit with the US Department of Justice to the tune of $18 billion. That’s the largest single settlement ever concluded for an individual American corporation, and that makes some industry watchers wonder whether the government is simply out to punish...

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Private Loans Can Launch Investments

Private Loans Can Launch Investments

Building an income stream from investment property is, as Jason Hartman says, the best bet for building long term wealth. But for some hopeful investors, the project gets stalled at the starting gate because less than perfect credit or other circumstances make financing hard to get. For some, that means...

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