How Investments Go Wrong
Unfounded speculation is the most common way that “great deals” become bad ones. By unfounded I mean that the parties involved failed to thoroughly complete their due d [...]
We spoke with two millionaires who were able to earn their money through a powerful combination of two things:
Investing and saving
Earning more money through side hustles
And we’ll show you exact [...]
Practicing “Grategy” with Lisa Ryan
Join Mark and Scott as they welcome Lisa Ryan to the show to talk about Gratitude Strategies in the workplace.
Lisa, who was referred to us by one of [...]
Note from the editor: The following is a guest post by Clive Thompson (@pomeranian99), a journalist who’s written about technology and science for two decades. Clive is a longtime contributing w [...]
“An overactive ego is a tyrant.” – Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan (@michaelpollan) is the author of seven previous books, including Cooked, Food Rules, In Defense of Food, The Omnivor [...]
Here’s what debt to asset ratio means:
When you’re a business (i.e. you have your own business or side hustle), your debt to asset ratio represents the total amount of debt you owe compared to yo [...]
Today I’m going to teach you what to do if you ever win the lottery, a massive inheritance, or any other huge infusion of cash.
1/3 of lottery winners go bankrupt and I’ll be damned if I’m [...]
Below are seven income producing assets that you can invest in to start earning you passive income.
I’ve split the list up into two ways: Safe and risky. The former are assets I consider to be more [...]
We all make mistakes in the land investing business, the good news is they are fixable but they also come with a valuable lesson!
Scott Todd takes the controls for this week’s Round Table as [...]
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“All these things you’re sure are true — what if they weren’t?”
— Safi Bahcall
Safi Bahcall (@SafiBahcall) is the author of Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that W [...]
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526 S Keystone…SELLER FINANCING!! Going, Going Almost GONE!!
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What I have been busy learning lately..
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Funnels are the best way to sell
3 Important Tips for Dealing with Contractors
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Are You Making It Difficult?
We tend to over complicate everything, that’s the truth! I was most likely one of the best examples of this phenomenon. In my defense, I used to work for the govern [...]
Most homeowners would probably prefer to have a professional licensed Realtor work on their behalf to sell their home, but not everyone sees the value of paying a fee for an agent’s expertise. RICH [...]
Mark and Scott talk with The Total CEO—Vinnie Fisher.
A lawyer by trade, Vinnie practiced tax and business law for 10 years before leaving the field in 2007 to pursue entrepreneurship. He th [...]
Last week, I gave you the exact systems to help you negotiate lower car insurance rates. Now, I want to talk about another aspect of buying a car that many don’t consider: the best time of year to b [...]
The holidays are coming up.
You send your boss an email asking to take a few days off for vacation. But what do they say?
“Sorry, we have too much going on. We’ll need you here.”
Today, I wa [...]
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How to get scholarships in 3 easy steps
Step 1: Adopt a robust “scholarship application mindset”
Step 2: Learn to find the scholarships that will pay THOUSANDS
Step 3: The only application [...]
Growing pains are an inevitable part of any business, land investing included. You hit a plateau and growth halts until you make the necessary expenses to get your business climbing upward once again. [...]
You’ve probably been there before:
You walk up to a group of friends talking. Stand there awkwardly while waiting for one of them to notice you. Wish for death.
You start telling a story to a grou [...]
Welcome to a special episode called “Tea Time with Tim,” for which I solicited phone numbers and then called a handful of you to field any questions you might have.
Among other topics, we [...]
“I felt like I went through 15 years of psychological therapy in one night.”
— Actual patient featured in “Trip of Compassion”
This post is about the most compelling movie I’ve seen [...]
What Do I Need To Get Started As A Real Estate Investor
Getting started is the most important step. You can plan all you want but until you start, planning is futile because everyone finds that the [...]
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In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott talk with Hunter Thompson—Cash Flow Connections.
Cash Flow Connections is a real estate consulting firm that helps clients i [...]
Being a landlord is one of the toughest occupations in the world. Renting can be the biggest hassle of your life. Many owners of rental properties think they want to handle the job of landlord. It is [...]
One of the many advantages of this business is that you can do it from anywhere… even while snowboarding the slopes in Colorado.
As was the case for Erik Peterson who shares details of the trip, [...]
While figuring out whether you’re financially stable or not
has a little more to do without just being able to decide if you could survive
longer than paycheck to paycheck, but more has to do with a [...]
I’ve shared my favorite personal banking tips with you in the past.
Here’s my pick for the best checking account
Here’s my pick for the best savings account
Today, we’re going to talk abo [...]
Tenant Retention – How to Keep Tenants Longer
Today‘s episode is supported by our friends at Rentometer. Rentometer is your source for up-to-date rent information anywhere in the U.S.; [...]
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“Everyone’s genius is right next to their dysfunction.” — Graham Duncan
Graham Duncan (@GrahamDuncanNYC) is the co-founder of East Rock Capital, a multi- [...]
Nancy Gaines join Mark & Scott in this one-up episode on Automation & Productivity! As each try to one-up the other, find out who will come out on top in an epic battle over systems and produc [...]
Can your land business hold up if you need to step away from it?
This business model is all about setting up the systems that will allow you to earn passive income so you can live a life beyond the [...]
Fear of not having enough money. A staggering two-thirds of Americans are more afraid of a money-related catastrophe than anything else, including death, according to a recent survey conducted by GO [...]
While there are certain monthly expenses that can be cut if
you try hard enough, such as a gym membership or even a cable bill with so many
streaming options these days that it doesn’t make sense to [...]
How To Buy A Note This Week With Brett Burky From Paperstac
In this week’s episode, I interview Brett Burky from Paperstac about exactly How To Buy a performing or non-performing note for investmen [...]
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott talk with Dr. Jason Brooks.
You know the saying—If you don’t like the way things are, then change it.
Change is rarely that simpl [...]
What is the best plan of attack when it comes to keeping up the health of your land business?
Do you stretch it out over a week’s time, being consistent in showing up every day?
Or, do you onl [...]
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“I’m not really a business author; I just happen to have used companies as the method to study human systems because there’s great data.” — Jim Collins
Staying on top of the family finances is a huge responsibly,
probably one that should not be handled alone without the help of your
significant other, or even a family member or friend that you trust [...]
How To Set Market Rents
Setting the rent amount for your property can be a daunting task, in fact one small mistake can cost you a year or more of lost rental income. There are many methods availab [...]
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“I really am a big believer in people’s creativity flourishing when they come at things from a different direction and see things in a different way.” — [...]
Many health insurance companies are concerned about your daily health and promote wellness. It’s the same with your financial health. We know that financial burdens can weigh us down, a lot of us wo [...]
They say when one door closes on you, another door opens—as it did for today’s guest.
Tom Cafarella found himself working at a job he hated. One that he studied for in college and was expected to [...]
The Cashflow Chick was recently a guest on the Capital Markets Today Podcast.
According to the annual Altisource 2018 default survey published last week, servicers are expecting increased delinquencie [...]
We asked members of the IWT community who have been married at least 10 years (aka “forever” in Hollywood years) to share their #1 piece of financial advice for couples.
Here’s what they said: [...]
Have you ever met someone who’s told you, “Traveling to experience different foods, sights, cultures, and people? Ew, no.” Me neither.
The point is, the majority of us looooooove to travel, but [...]
Ever wonder about the deals your favorite geeks are doing?
Then join us on this week’s Round Table for a special case study episode!
Joining Mark are:
Scott BossmanTate LitchfieldErik Pete [...]