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Pros and Cons of REIT Investments-How to Build Real Estate Wealth

Pros and Cons of REIT Investments-How to Build Real Estate Wealth

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Mutual Funds, Real Estate | 16 comments

REIT Pros & Cons  Learn how to invest in real estate funds without much cash. Discover whether adding real estate to your investments is right for you in this 2nd part of the Real Estate Investing Series.  Part 1 of this Real Estate Investing Series-“Being a Landlord Sucks-Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate” – detailed 26 Steps to Buying and Managing Rental Real Estate. Part 2, “Pros and Cons of REIT Investments – How to Build Real Estate Wealth” – is for those of you who want exposure to real estate investing but don’t have tens of thousands of...

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What Percent of My Income Should I Save?

What Percent of My Income Should I Save?

By in Automatic Saving, Guest Post, Saving | 4 comments

Get a Clear Answer to the Question: What Percent of My Income Should I Save? Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Are you constantly stressed over your finances? If so, you are not alone. Millions of people struggle with financial issues throughout the year. Even more alarming is the fact that many folks lack any or enough savings to handle even a basic financial emergency. If this sound familiar – don’t panic. It is never too late to start saving for you and your family’s future. Understand that saving is a fundamental step in the wealth building...

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How to Earn Money Online – 5 Jobs For Seniors and Retirees

How to Earn Money Online – 5 Jobs For Seniors and Retirees

By in Make Money, Retirement, Sponsored | 2 comments

*Please read affiliate disclosure below. More and more seniors are working in retirement. Either by choice or necessity, the idea of retiring to a life of complete leisure is becoming a distant memory. As a solopreneur, working with my laptop – wherever – I appreciate the desire to learn how to make money online. With basic computer skills, the opportunity to earn from home is easier than you might think. Even if you must work in retirement, to pay the bills, there’s a silver lining for seniors and retirees building their online businesses. The National Insitute of Health claims that you’ll...

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Why is Asset Allocation Important? The Most Crucial Investment Concept

Why is Asset Allocation Important? The Most Crucial Investment Concept

By in Asset Allocation, Bond, Investing, Mutual Funds, Stocks | 15 comments

MBA Series – What Makes Asset Allocation So Important? “Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.” The beginning of the year is portfolio rebalancing time for investors. I write a lot about investing as it is an achievable path to long-term wealth. If you don’t know what asset allocation is or much about investing at all, then this article is for you. Modern Portfolio Theory is the science that drives most of the writing about investing today. As I put the finishing touches on the university Investments class I’m teaching, I’m going to share some of the basics...

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The Pros of Being a Landlord – It’s Awesome – Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

The Pros of Being a Landlord – It’s Awesome – Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

By in Guest Post, Real Estate, Retirement | 0 comments

This post is written by John from ESI Money. The Pros of Being a Landlord A while ago Barbara wrote a post titled Being a Landlord Sucks — Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate. It was an interesting title that showed up in my feed reader. Since I’m a big fan of real estate investing, I clicked through, read the piece, and left this comment: Hahahahaha! I hear you, real estate is not for everyone. On the plus side, RE was the main reason I retired at 52. It’s managed by a company for me, so I have...

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