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What I Learned about Mastering New Skills from Watching My 7-Year-Old Tie His Shoes

By |June 22nd, 2017|

One of my sons is learning to tie his shoes. He’s 7. As I was watched him toughing through the task and feeling proud of himself when he accomplished his goal, something came to mind. I didn’t step in to correct him, because my boy is learning how to tie his shoes all by himself. [...]

Why Investing in Residential Real Estate in Spain Doesn’t Make Sense

By |June 15th, 2017|

Investing in properties located in Spain isn’t my cup of tea. If you watch the short video I made to go with this article, you’ll understand why. You’ll also learn why I felt so compelled to write this piece. As usual, the idea for both the video and the article started with a conversation that [...]

What Are YOU Waiting For?

By |June 8th, 2017|

Cha... Cha... Cha... Changes... They are a part of life, but sometimes we need to make a change and don’t. Recently I was talking to a couple of friends about the changes they told me they want to make. One is making a big change after 13 years at a job. I’m really proud of [...]

3 Things You MUST Do to Achieve a Stress-Free Retirement!!

By |May 25th, 2017|

Ever feel like there’s a clock over your head? That’s something I’d never really thought about till I was speaking with a friend who told me that as she moved through her life that it felt like she was playing Beat the Clock. In her case, she had not built a nest egg early in [...]

The Top 3 BIGGEST Concerns for Those Entering Their Retirement Years

By |May 18th, 2017|

Are you nearing 50? Have you passed that marker already? If so, you might be thinking about your retirement and whether you will have enough money to live well or if you might outlive your money. That’s a harsh reality for many people these days. I recently found an article on Investopedia about the worries [...]

What’s YOUR Retirement Number?

By |May 4th, 2017|

An interesting topic came up during a recent Cashflow game. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a fun board game that helps to increase your financial intelligence and teaches you how to do deals in real estate. I host these games to show players that what they do on the board can be [...]

How to Spend Time with Family and Still Earn a Great Living

By |April 27th, 2017|

How much time do you spend with your loved ones? Maybe you put in long hours at work every day and by the time you get home you’re really too tired to do much more than eat, watch a bit of TV and hit the sack. If that’s how you’re living, take a breath and [...]

The Seasons of Your Life: How Your Investing Focus Evolves Over Time

By |April 20th, 2017|

As I stand at my window during a recent getaway with my wife and boys, looking out over the beautiful Pyrenees it reminds that spring is here… Just like any season, with spring comes change. As I look out over the deep green of the meadows and valleys I ponder my own seasons… the seasons [...]

Why ONE Single-Family Rental Property Won’t Get You To Retirement…

By |April 7th, 2017|

It feels pretty good when my friends and associates tell me they’re investing in real estate. In fact, I get really excited for them, because this is the only way I know of that lets people get out of the rat race, walk away from the 9-to-5 grind and have a fabulous retirement. But then [...]