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5 Tips for Success With Student Renters

5 Tips for Success With Student Renters

Renting to students used to be a landlord's worst nightmare. All night parties, police raids and trashed properties made anyone except shadier landlords steer clear of college area renters. But as the rental market continues to heat up and demand for properties increases, renting in college towns to...

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Retirement -- or an Encore Career?

Retirement — or an Encore Career?

The “American Dream” of retirement – hang up the working clothes at 65 and hit the golf course – is becoming an impossible dream for many Americans who keep on working because they can’t afford to retire. But still others are choosing to delay or skip retirement altogether – and much to the...

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The Truth Behind Retierment “Myths”

Lists of retirement “myths” – erroneous beliefs about planning for retirement – pop up fairly regularly in financial news. Though each list offers a different number of myths to worry about – five, seven or even ten or more – the goal is the same: to increase awareness about the pitfalls...

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Investing Means Freedom

Investing Means Freedom

For many who’ve spent their youth and middle years in the workforce, retirement means freedom – the leisure to spend time with family and friends, pursue new interests and live and travel anywhere they want. Now, though, the unfolding crisis in pension plans, as well as changes to the Social Security...

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Rental Investing: Turning First Responders into Entrepreneurs

Rental Investing: Turning First Responders into Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur magazine recently reported that there are over 10 million small and medium sized landlords in the United States. That number continues to grow as more and more retirees search for ways to supplement whittled-down employer pension plans and protect themselves from economic downturns. As Jason...

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The Fair Housing Act and Landlords' Rights

The Fair Housing Act and Landlords’ Rights

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, Jason Hartman's strategy of creating a stable retirement income from rental property depends on several factors, including the type of property you own, the maximum rent you can charge for the market, and the demands of general upkeep on the property. This also...

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Your Second Act: Become an Infopreneur

Your Second Act: Become an Infopreneur

There’s life after retirement. A lot of it. That’s why it’s important to have a plan for creating a safety net of investments that are independent of company pensions. Along with a healthy portfolio including sound investment strategies such as real estate (the favorite of Jason Hartman), one avenue...

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Finding the Right Property: At Home or Across the Nation

Finding the Right Property: At Home or Across the Nation

Investing in real estate, specifically rental income property, is a sound strategy for generating a stable, long-term income in retirement. As Jason Hartman recommends, buying real property with a fixed rate mortgage can provide a consistent return on the investment, supported by numerous tax breaks...

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