The Journey From Desperation To Inspiration In A Glass Elevator

The Journey From Desperation To Inspiration In A Glass Elevator

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The Journey From Desperation To Inspiration In A Glass Elevator
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott talk with Geoff Nicholson—GeoffNicholson.uk. Geoff works with people all over the world—entrepreneurs, CEO’s and other high performing professionals through coaching, mentoring, training and speaking helping them to create and live an exceptional life. Geoff’s story is an interesting and inspiring one. In 2000, he suffered from a bout of viral meningitis and recovered but within a year he was struck again which triggered a series of severe stress-related conditions that caused him to be bed bound for a year sleeping almost 20 hours a day rendering him housebound. He struggled with severe depression, anxiety, guilt and many other debilitating mental and physical conditions including severe lethargy, chronic migraines, racking muscular pain, poor concentration, and memory. He was so weak and lethargic, a simple walk down the stairs would take him half an hour. He suffered this way for years and then in 2006 with feelings of deep despair he felt like he couldn’t keep going or continue to put his family through his suffering so he decided to take his own life. He sat out to do it but stopped just before that fateful moment because of what he [...]
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The Land Geek Summer Reading List

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The Land Geek Summer Reading List
Looking for a good book to read this summer? Whether you’re looking for books that will move the needle in business or motivate you in life, or maybe you just want to lose yourself in another world, [...]
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Working from Home is a Money Saver with a Smile

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Working from Home is a Money Saver with a Smile
These days so many employers are allowing staff to work from home.  It does make some who’s job function does not allow it to be jealous either around the office, or among friends and family who wo [...]
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184 – How To Become An Expert Quickly

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184 – How To Become An Expert Quickly
How To Become An Expert Quickly I talk to a bunch of people each week who share similar roadblocks to raising money because they don’t feel they have enough expertise to speak intelligently about r [...]
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Everything You Need To Know For Cracking The Code To Effective Marketing

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Everything You Need To Know For Cracking The Code To Effective Marketing
Get ready to take your business to the next level as our guest—serial entrepreneur, marketer and trainer, Fazil Musa joins us to talk about cracking the code to effective marketing. Fazil is the [...]
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What Is Residual Income and How Is It Different from Passive Income?

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What Is Residual Income and How Is It Different from Passive Income?
If you look into different ways to earn passive income for any amount of time, then you’ll probably notice that people will also often refer to it as “residual income”.  Though the two a [...]
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Embrace The Relaxation—What Time Off Looks Like For The Land Geek Team

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Embrace The Relaxation—What Time Off Looks Like For The Land Geek Team
With all the systems in place for your land business, is it possible to step away 100% and fully enjoy a vacation without worry? The hardest part sometimes, is doing nothing. Mike As we enter i [...]
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Your Work-Life Balance

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Your Work-Life Balance
Pause for a moment, wherever you are and check-in with yourself with these questions, “Do I feel stressed? Am I unhappy?  Do I feel I have no time for my family? If you answered yes to these questi [...]
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183 – Are You Doing It Wrong – A Letter From A Listener

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183 – Are You Doing It Wrong – A Letter From A Listener
Are You Doing It Wrong- A Letter From A Listener Below is the email I received, and below that is my reply.  Hey Tyler,  I just want to say thank you for doing what you do and providing so much val [...]
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How To Take Charge Of Your Tax Plan—Why You Need To Know More Than Your CPA

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How To Take Charge Of Your Tax Plan—Why You Need To Know More Than Your CPA
Mark J. Kohler—C.P.A., J.D. joins us on today’s show to share some significant tips on taking control of your financial strategy by not letting your accountant tell you what your plan is. Mark [...]
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Trading Dirt For Paychecks—It Doesn’t Get More Simple Than Land

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Trading Dirt For Paychecks—It Doesn’t Get More Simple Than Land
With this business being 90% automated, we have a lot of free time on our hands… should we feel guilty about it? Scott Todd takes the helm as team geek talks about SURVIVOR’S GUILT in this [...]
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182 – Overcoming The Past To Succeed In The Future

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182 – Overcoming The Past To Succeed In The Future
Overcoming The Past To Succeed In The Future Bad things happen in our past, that’s just part of life.  I know, it is much more complex than just those words, however this week I want to discuss th [...]
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Real Estate Strategies That Make The Most Sense

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Real Estate Strategies That Make The Most Sense
Our guest, Jason Lucchesi has done it all when it comes to real estate and today he’s here to share his extensive expertise and tell us which strategies make the most sense. Jason has been en [...]
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How to Turn $800 into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

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How to Turn $800 into a Multi-Million Dollar Business
My co-host of the first Land Geek podcast, Jeran Fraser started with only $800 and turned it into a multi-million dollar business. (Do you remember that podcast? If not, you can listen to the archive [...]
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Challenges Of A Land Investor—Feel The Fear And Keep Taking Action

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Challenges Of A Land Investor—Feel The Fear And Keep Taking Action
What are some of the biggest challenges in the beginning stages of land investing? After attending a recent entrepreneurial seminar, Scott Todd witnessed the struggles of bootstrappers who are spe [...]
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How I Earn High and Passive Income From Rental Properties

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How I Earn High and Passive Income From Rental Properties
Jussi Askola writes in Seeking Alpha, “Rental properties are very popular among income investors and retirees. How do I know? All my rental-related articles receive a lot of comments and attention. [...]
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181 – How To Get Unstuck

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181 – How To Get Unstuck
How To Get Unstuck Feeling stuck? Lots of people stuck these days when getting started (or while staying started) but you don’t have to stay that way.  I know a large number of people stayed on th [...]
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How To Create A Business That Runs Like Clockwork

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How To Create A Business That Runs Like Clockwork
Author and serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz joins us today to talk about the basis behind his newest book, Clockwork. You might have heard us mention Mike’s previous book, Profit First, once& [...]
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Land Buying Pro-Tips For Offer Pricing

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Land Buying Pro-Tips For Offer Pricing
Are you struggling with pricing when mailing out your offer letters? You’re not alone! It’s a struggle with many when starting out in the business or even those moving into a new county. [...]
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How To Create A Passive Income In Real Estate Without Renters, Renovations or Rodents

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How To Create A Passive Income In Real Estate Without Renters, Renovations or Rodents
Are you cursed with Solo Economic Dependency? That is, if you aren’t working, you aren’t making any money — trading you time for money. Traditional real estate has been a phenomenal strategy to [...]
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180 – How To Deal With Emotional Realtors and Their Sellers

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180 – How To Deal With Emotional Realtors and Their Sellers
How To Deal With Emotional Realtors and Their Sellers In this episode I discuss tips on how to deal with emotional Realtors and their sellers.  This came from a Facebook post where a listing agent w [...]
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What You Need To Know About Good Business Practice Through Hard Lessons

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What You Need To Know About Good Business Practice Through Hard Lessons
Business consultant Josh Patrick has done it all when it comes to business. And today, he joins us to share his expertise along with some of the biggest lessons he learned for running a great busines [...]
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Facebook Marketing Frustrations—Dealing With Trolls And Troublemakers

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Facebook Marketing Frustrations—Dealing With Trolls And Troublemakers
If you have ever tried to sell something on Facebook, you’ve probably ran across some sort of annoyance, usually it’s a someone whose only goal is to ruin your day. How do you deal with [...]
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Dangers of Unpermitted Improvements

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Dangers of Unpermitted Improvements
Do I really need a Building Permit? This is a question many people may ask themselves when planning alterations to their home. They are just rolling the dice if they don’t pull building permits. The [...]
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179 – How Can I Profit From This?

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179 – How Can I Profit From This?
How Can I Profit From This If you are not asking yourself this question each and every time you stop to peek at a shiny investment opportunity you are doing yourself an injustice.  In today’s worl [...]
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Purchase to Profits Show with Seth Ferguson and Tyler Sheff

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Purchase to Profits Show with Seth Ferguson and Tyler Sheff
I was on the Purchase to Profits Show recently and the episode went live recently! Click here to give the interview a listen. The Mother of All Cashflow Deals with Tyler Sheff Purchase to Profits wit [...]
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Trading In The Pharmacy Coat—How This RE Investor Broke Free Of The 9-5

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Trading In The Pharmacy Coat—How This RE Investor Broke Free Of The 9-5
Stuart Gethner—Pharmacist turned real estate investor, instructor, and coach joins us on The Art of Passive Income to talk about why he left pharmaceuticals in the past to start living life for hims [...]
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The Best Practices For Selling Land On Facebook

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The Best Practices For Selling Land On Facebook
Facebook is a great marketing tool. It’s a fast and easy way to connect with potential buyers. You can even collect down payments straight from messenger. But, are your ads at their maximum potentia [...]
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178 – Don’t be Fooled By Doors Over Dollars

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178 – Don’t be Fooled By Doors Over Dollars
Don't Be Fooled By Doors Over Dollars What is more important?  Doors or Dollars?  This mindset can cause lack of focus on profitability, and when we lose focus, we lose money!  People with lots of [...]
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The No Ask Approach To Private Money Lending

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The No Ask Approach To Private Money Lending
Today’s guest, Jay Conner is known as The Private Money Authority and he is here to teach us his “no ask” approach to raising money from private lenders for real estate investments. [...]
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Time Versus Money—What Is Your Time Worth?

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Time Versus Money—What Is Your Time Worth?
When you’re first getting started in this business it’s necessary for you to do all angles of the business yourself, both for knowledge and financial reasons. But as your business starts to ta [...]
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177 – Where Do I Fit In This Game

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177 – Where Do I Fit In This Game
Where Do I Fit In This Game This week I discuss where you, the aspiring investor fits into the game of investing.  I talk to many people each week who respond to the opportunity to get on a call wit [...]
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Wealth Strategy Secrets Of The Ultra-Wealthy

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Wealth Strategy Secrets Of The Ultra-Wealthy
Our guest today, Dr. Buck Joffrey has the formula to wealth and he’s here to shed some light on Wealth Formula Banking and Velocity Plus. Dr. Joffrey is board certified surgeon, a best-selling f [...]
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Truth About Retiring Early

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Truth About Retiring Early
Few of us can retire at 35 and live for the next 45 years just playing golf and traveling the world, or even living on an island with our feet in the sand enjoying the sun. However, many of us do drea [...]
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The Proper Way To Wholesale—Double Your Money In 21 Days Or Less

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The Proper Way To Wholesale—Double Your Money In 21 Days Or Less
There are many advantages to wholesaling land, but do you know the proper process so it’s a win win for both the buyer & the seller? In this week’s Round Table discussion, Mark and Team Ge [...]
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176 – Offer Accepted – How to get to Yes

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176 – Offer Accepted – How to get to Yes
I find it troubling that investors waste countless hours preparing and delivering offers only to have them quickly dismissed or flat out rejected without any feedback on why the rejection was necessar [...]
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She Keeps It Real In Real Estate—What You Need To Know About JV Partners

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She Keeps It Real In Real Estate—What You Need To Know About JV Partners
Real Estate Investment Coach, Edna Keep joins us on today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income to talk about multi-family investing and the power of leveraging other people’s money! Edna [...]
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Virtual Assistants Assistance—Should You Buy Or Rent Your Team?

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Virtual Assistants Assistance—Should You Buy Or Rent Your Team?
When it comes to hiring VAs, should you rent or buy? Do you pay a premium and rent VAs that have already been trained in the business saving you considerable time and headache. Or do you prefer to [...]
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Tips to Increase Income and Not Work More Hours

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Tips to Increase Income and Not Work More Hours
Looking for tips to increase income and not work more hours? If so, you’re not alone. According to CNN, millions of people are constantly looking for ways to increase their income. The good news i [...]
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175 – Quick and Easy No Money Down Secrets

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175 – Quick and Easy No Money Down Secrets
Quick and Easy No Money Down Deals – Part 1 This week I talk about quick and easy no money down deals, in fact I am writing an ebook on this very topic which will be available in the next few [...]
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World-Class Land Investor Who Makes Money On The Fly

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World-Class Land Investor Who Makes Money On The Fly
Our guest, Austin Krajicek, is not only a current coaching client, he is also a professional tennis player who travels the world and ranks #39 in doubles… and he joins us today to talk about hi [...]
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Working In Saturated Counties—Should You Move On Or Put On Your Fisherman Hat?

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Working In Saturated Counties—Should You Move On Or Put On Your Fisherman Hat?
Can a county become too saturated? It’s a topic that comes up often. More specifically, there is an area in CO with a lot of investor activity, does that mean you should look elsewhere or throw in y [...]
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174 – Crowdfunding Lessons with Private Money Rockstar Jillian Sidoti

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174 – Crowdfunding Lessons with Private Money Rockstar Jillian Sidoti
Crowdfunding Lessons with Private Money Rockstar Jillian Sidoti This week I interview Private Money Rockstar Jillian Sidoti who is one of the country's leading experts on Regulation A+. (Regulation [...]
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A Bucketful Of Bliss—Real Estate Strategies Of The Blissful Investor

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A Bucketful Of Bliss—Real Estate Strategies Of The Blissful Investor
Taking the stress out of buy & hold real estate with The Blissful Investor, Moneeka Sawyer, on today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income. Our motto here at The Land Geek is No Renters, No [...]
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Eric Schmidt — Lessons from a Trillion-Dollar Coach (#367)

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Eric Schmidt — Lessons from a Trillion-Dollar Coach (#367)
“You can systematize innovation even if you can’t completely predict it.” — Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt) is Technical Advisor and Board Member to Alphabet Inc., where [...]
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Craigslist Struggles—Why Your Ads Won’t Stick

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Craigslist Struggles—Why Your Ads Won’t Stick
Do your land ads keep getting flagged on Craigslist? It’s all about location! Join Mark and Team Geek: Erik PetersonAaron WilliamsMimi SchmidtScott Todd …as they dive deep into the [...]
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173- How To Buy Houses The Simple Way with Amanda Young Part 2

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173- How To Buy Houses The Simple Way with Amanda Young Part 2
How To Buy Houses The Simple Way With Amanda Young And Tyler Sheff Part 2 In this episode I continue my interview with Amanda Young and learn more about how this single soccer mom goes about buying h [...]
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Everything You Need To Know About Cash Flowing Gold And Silver

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Everything You Need To Know About Cash Flowing Gold And Silver
We talk with Minesh Bhindi, CEO of Gold And Silver For Life. Minesh is a wealth manager who has been helping people generate a monthly cash flow income through gold and silver since 2010 and has c [...]
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3 Reasons Beginners SHOULD NOT Flip Houses

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3 Reasons Beginners SHOULD NOT Flip Houses
Matt Faircloth, founder of The DeRosa Group, writes “New investors seem to really love the idea of flipping houses. (Thanks, HGTV.)And I get it. It seems glamorous. It seems simple. It seems like i [...]
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Finding Focus—Cutting Through The Weeds Of Your Land Investing Business

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Finding Focus—Cutting Through The Weeds Of Your Land Investing Business
Finding Focus—So often in this business we see people who get hung up and hyper-focus on the little details that aren’t doing anything to help their businesses grow. How do you reset that mentalit [...]
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Brecht Palombo from Distressed Pro Podcast hosts The Cashflow Chick

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Brecht Palombo from Distressed Pro Podcast hosts The Cashflow Chick
Raising capital for your next Note Investment can be hard. On this episode, we have Paige Panzarello, The Cashflow Chick, teaching us how she finds funding for herself and her clients. Paige has raise [...]
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