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Does a College Degreee  Pay For Itself?

Does a College Degreee Pay For Itself?

The looming student debt “bubble” has undergone some much-publicized comparisons to the housing bubble that burst so spectacularly a few years ago. Now, though, a new study suggests that across the board, college graduates earn nearly a hundred percent more than their peers who don’t have a degree....

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Rental Demand Surges - Thank Demographics

Rental Demand Surges – Thank Demographics

The Baby Boom generation, that long-lauded workhorse of American demographics, has finally capitulated, at least according to a recent New York Times story. For the past six decades we’ve been able to rely on the fact that the most represented age in the country would belong to the Boomers, but the...

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The Next 10 Commandments of Successful Investing

The Next 10 Commandments of Successful Investing

You can’t sleep. Before you know it, you’re sprawled on the couch in front of the television, clicking randomly through the channels. Say, who’s that guy on a yacht surrounded by bikini-clad babes suggesting I come to his real estate seminar? Well, heck, why not? It worked for him! Your fingers...

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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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Deep Pocket Banks Make Good Real Estate Partners

Deep Pocket Banks Make Good Real Estate Partners

One of the first hurdles you’ll have to clear as an income property investor is where to find financing. Most of us don’t have the cash to pay for a deal outright, and even if we did, it doesn’t make economic sense. It’s much better to bring in a lender to put up the majority of the money, allowing...

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream and Investing Scams Follow

Marijuana Goes Mainstream and Investing Scams Follow

Pot is hot. As attitudes and laws change, marijuana is making news as the Next Big Thing in investing. And as always happens, alongside the legitimate potential for investing in the old hippie favorite come the scam artists, pushing a variety of get rich quick schemes that can snare unwary investors. A...

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First-Time Home Buyers: Down the Rabbit Hole

First-Time Home Buyers: Down the Rabbit Hole

It used to be that we could rely on a solid 40 percent turnout when it came to measuring the percentage of first-time home buyers in the resale home market. According to the National Association of Realtors, however, that number is not quite so rosy anymore, drifting all the way down to 28 percent in...

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Don't Sneer at Tax Deductions - They're Important

Don’t Sneer at Tax Deductions – They’re Important

Business is a competitive sport. First responders who decide to enter the arena of income property investing should be prepared to take wring the most out of any advantage they can find. A good place to start is knowing what is tax deductible through the ordinary course of business. Jason Hartman provides...

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Vladimir Putin: "Fix the Economy! Empty the Prisons!"

Vladimir Putin: “Fix the Economy! Empty the Prisons!”

The words above were not actually uttered by Russian president Vladimir Putin (at least to our knowledge), but it does appear that the man may have finally realized that he can’t put everyone in prison and retain a workable economy. You’ll understand what we’re talking about in a moment. We said...

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Mandatory Arbitration Recalls England's Star Chamber

Mandatory Arbitration Recalls England’s Star Chamber

Inherent in our judicial system is the idea that there is at least a semblance of fairness in the process. The US Constitution mandates such things as an unbiased arbiter, jury of peers, and that we be confronted with our accuser. What, pray tell then, is this abomination known as mandatory arbitration?...

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