Retirement Series: Final Wrap Up

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Turnkey Rental Investment vs. The Traditional Retirement Plan: Wrap-Up This article is the final installment in a series on retirement plans. In each post, I’m stacking up traditional options over against turnkey real estate investment. My goal is to show you why you may be better off calling your local real estate agent instead of your stock broker. Over the …

Protecting Your Investments From Natural Disasters

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Protecting your investments from natural disasters No matter how you slice it, if you’ve been watching the news lately you most likely notice that there has been an increase in natural disasters. Natural disasters are not to be taken lightly. They cause indiscriminate destruction and affect everyone no matter their social status or political affiliation. As an investor it is …

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Vlog: How to Prepare For Retirement: The Importance of Financial Education

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In order to prepare for retirement, it all really comes down to one thing… financial education. 401K’s, Pensions, and social security are no longer enough. These tools were never meant to provide you with a happy and healthy retirement. So what can you do to ensure that you will be prepared for your retirement? The answer is financial education. You …

Is Real Estate Risky?

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Investment is all about risk but where does Real Estate investment stand amongst other types of investments?   Regardless of whether you are intent upon creating a lifestyle or securing your retirement, investing is an essential part of the process.  The ability to create passive income streams and to increase your net worth is almost non-existent without doing so.  All …

Retirement Series: Traditional IRA

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Turnkey Rental Investment vs. The Traditional Retirement Plan: The Traditional IRA This article is the second installment in a series on retirement plans. In each post, I compare paper asset options against turnkey real estate investments. My goal is to show you why you may be better off calling your turnkey provider than your stock broker. When it comes to …

Vlog: The Importance of Tenant Turnover

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Hey, this is Erik Hitzelberger with Freedom Property Group, and I’m standing here in one of our latest renovation projects. I want to talk to you today for about five minutes about tenants; specifically about tenant turnover. The reason tenant turnover is so important is that it is probably the number one factor in determining the long-term performance of your …

How to Save for Your Kid’s College

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  According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for 2016-2017 school year was $33,480 for a private school, $9,650 for an in-state public college, and $24,930 for an out-of-state public university. That’s just for tuition! Books, housing, meals and travel are all additional. As if that wasn’t scary enough, the College Board also projects those …