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How to Leverage Your Cash For Time to Build Your Real Estate Business

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I just published a new article over at BiggerPockets called “How to Leverage Your Cash For Time to Build Your Real Estate Business”.  To be honest, this is one of my favorite posts that I have written in a while.

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All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?

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I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets called “All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?“.  In the article I describe how to differentiate a cheap property from a good deal.  I also got to

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Book Review: Eight Steps to Seven Figures

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When I was in my senior year of college, a friend let me borrow The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich.  The book really introduced me into the world of personal finance.  One I understood some

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How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects Part 2

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In my first blog post (How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects), I showed how I use some EVM concepts to track agile projects.  One of the comments from that post criticized the model because

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The One Number That Will Change Your Life

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There are a lot of things in life that people need to know.  How much an hour of a person’s time is worth is one of the most important ones, but the vast majority of people could not answer this

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How We Cut the Cord (aka How We Got Rid of Cable TV)

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“Cord Cutters”, as we have come to be known to the public, are simply people who no longer feel the need to pay for expensive cable or satellite video content and use cheaper and more user friendly alternatives.  Many are

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How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects

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Earned Value Management (EVM) is a technique that can be used on project to monitor the performance and progress of projects.  It is typically associated with traditional project management.  According to PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Earned Value

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How to Quickly Evaluate a Real Estate Deal

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Edit: There is an updated version of this article and spreadsheet over on our Serial Startups website. There is a common saying among real estate investors, “Review 100 deals, make offers on 10, purchase 1.” When I first began investing

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Why Books Are Better Than College

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First off, I apologize to all of my college professors.  I have spent 7+ years taking college classes at 3 different colleges and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  In fact, I plan to take more classes in the

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Why I Love Amazon Prime

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I am a very busy person (as I am sure most people are).  As a result, I am constantly looking for ways to reduce the time I spend on things I need to do so that I can spend more

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