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First Responders - Build a Portfolio Without a Bank

First Responders – Build a Portfolio Without a Bank

It might come as a surprise to readers conditioned to think about real estate investing in a certain way. Usually, it goes something like this: find a property, negotiate a price, ask your bank for a loan, and hope you can afford the down payment. Yes, that pesky down payment. Only five years ago it...

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HI 28 - Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

HI 28 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets.  Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live...

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HI 26 - Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation's Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

HI 26 – Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation’s Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

Join Jason Hartman as he interviews Andy Ramirez, founder and president of the Law Enforcement Officers Advocates Council, regarding the legal struggles that border patrol law enforcement officers face with illegal immigration and drug smugglers. As insane as it sounds, border patrol has been told it’s...

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HI 25 - Pensions, 9/11, and Real Estate Investing

HI 25 – Pensions, 9/11, and Real Estate Investing

In this episode, Jason talks with a former police officer of 24 years.

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The Best Defense Against an Uneasy Pension Future

Given recent collective bargaining strife in Wisconsin and Ohio, and the accompanying union protests, it"s not unreasonable for first responders of all types to be a little wary about the future of their retirement plan - pensions if you want to call them that. Regardless of which side you come down...

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Firefighter Killed by Illegal Immigrant Driver

Make of the following what you will. Columbia-Richland firefighter, Chance Zobel, 23, was killed in a chain of events precipitated by a woman driving a van and carrying only a Mexican driver's license. Far be it from Heroic Investing to cast aspersions on her character but we find it difficult not to...

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Firefighter Pensions Under Attack

A familiar theme was sounded in San Diego at the recent 50th Convention of the International Association of Fire Fighters – pensions under attack. When keeping your nose to the grindstone and cranking out one life-saving shift after another, it's sometimes hard to keep focus on the fact that city and...

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HI 21 – The Ten Commandments of Heroic Investing

Listen in as Jason Hartman talks about the 10 Commandments of successful investing. http://heroicinvesting.com/category/podcast.

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Code red! Take charge of your retirement quickly

Those who have devoted their lives to the service of others – first responders – have traditionally enjoyed a strong work union and, if not lucrative, at least comfortable pension. These days, we'd hate to be the ones betting on that to continue. Government funding at any level seems perilous at...

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