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Your First Goal Should Be $10 Million

For the generation of recent college graduates looking to become independently wealthy, the bar has been raised, according to Jason Hartman. A million bucks of net worth, though impressive, won’t be nearly enough to sweep you into filthy lucre. You’re going to need more. Probably at least ten million dollars....

5 Financial Scams and How to Avoid Them

New investors often make easy targets for skilled scam artists, an unfortunate fact given the drive to learn, improve, and make money present in the newly interested in investment. If these scam artists were themselves better at investing, they’d be more inclined to make money through honest means—sadly though, this...

A Look at Joint and Several Liability

If you’re involved in real estate investment, we’d like to congratulate you! You’re making a potentially great choice. But you’re probably feeling the stress of such a significant decision, and Jason Hartman’s team understands that. We’re here to make your life easier, and today that means taking a look at...

Here’s How a Commercial Deal Is Different

As investments, residential and commercial properties have a few things in common, but that’s where the similarities stop. Many residential investors long for the day they become a big enough “player” to step up into the commercial game. We don’t blame anyone for having big dreams, just keep in mind...

Real Estate Con Games – Don’t Bite

People who have been scammed by a real estate con man look back and wonder, “How could I be so stupid?” Don’t be so hard on yourself. It’s not a matter of intelligence, necessarily, but these people know how to push the buttons that incite you to make bad decisions...

Repairs, Improvements, Taxes

If you own your own home or income property, you know that hearing the word “repair” can send chills down your spine. Repairs are expensive—but the potential tax deductions can make all the difference. But what if something falls into the category of improvement? Understanding the difference is important. Repairs...

Low Income Housing Could Mean High Profits

Get ‘em young, says Jason Hartman. In this case he’s referring to educating young income property investors about the Section 8 housing program before conventional wisdom scares them away. While some landlords fear venturing into this segment of the real estate industry due to a perceived increase in risk of...

Home Libraries Lead to Smarter Children

We’re sure you’ve heard it before—children who read and are read to end up smarter. It’s knowledge that has been largely perpetrated by anecdotal evidence, but it is undoubtedly real. Newly published research indicated that the presence of books in a home is having a positive impact on student test...

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