I wrote a post about 5 Mistakes When Buying Your First Property that I personally made to give you insight into mistakes to avoid. The first area I messed up was in the amount of time it took me to secure my first deal. The below goes deeper into my mistake and offers ideas on how... Continue Reading →
It has been just over a year since I bought my first rental property - a duplex and it has given me time to reflect on some of the lessons I learned. I made 5 mistakes that while they didn’t blow up my finances or my real estate investing career I wouldn’t want to repeat them again. The overview of those mistakes is below.
The book examines concepts that are just as pertinent today as they were when Rand began writing in the mid-late 1940s. The conflict between the individual’s ability of production and the creation of value versus duty and obligation to others.
If you are unfamiliar with Gary Vaynerchuk he is an entrepreneur who goes deep into social media and branding. His mantra is all about pumping out quality content to build a brand on all social media platforms. Gary wrote a book called Crushing It! which I just finished reading that opens with a little bit... Continue Reading →
Financial freedom is a popular topic that many people idolize. A number of financial freedom/entrepreneurial books over the years and the internet have changed the way in which people can access information and approach making money. It has created new opportunities for people to generate an income which has led to the rise of e-books,... Continue Reading →
Personal finance is a sensitive subject for many people. As people, we always look to compare and measure ourselves to those around us and one easy way to do so is through money. In the US we idolize the rags to riches story and narrative that a mixture of hard work and persistence will ultimately... Continue Reading →
The Woodstock for capitalists as it is sometimes referred to is the Berkshire Hathaway Annual shareholder meeting that takes place the first weekend of May every year. It is time when investors from around the globe flock to Omaha, Nebraska in order to listen to the wisdom of two of the most successful investors in... Continue Reading →
Richard Branson, I've come to recently learn more about and respect through his two autobiographies. I read his first autobiography Losing my Virginity that talks about his early life, career, and experiences. I found that story to be truly inspiring and engaging that it was only after I finished reading it I realized he had... Continue Reading →
Over the years I've had plenty of bright ideas for a business from ridiculous products and services to what I thought were revolutionary ideas. Most of them simply I discussed with friends and family or fantasized about creating, but never took any action. Ideas about reinventing the toilet to a new payment method for cars... Continue Reading →