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A Beginner’s Guide to Finding a Real Estate Mentor


I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets titled A Beginner’s Guide to Finding a Real Estate Mentor.  In that article, I walk through the following: What is a Mentor? How Do I Find a Mentor? What Qualities Should a

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Quit Making New Year’s Resolutions


I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets called “Quit Making New Year’s Resolutions“.  In the article I describe why you should not focus on New Year’s Resolutions, but instead on ongoing goals. It’s that time of year when

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2 Week Trail Results: Auto Responder on Email


I recently finished reading The 4-Hour Workweek (full review here).  Among many things, it reminded me that I should not be checking my email constantly.  I had heard this message several times in the past, but realized that I could

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The Hidden Job Market: Networking


For most job seekers, it is the same old story.  They create a resume and search all over the place for a job: local newspaper, craigslist,,, etc.  After sending out tens if not hundreds of resumes, they may

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Book Review: Eight Steps to Seven Figures


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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The Power of Context Lists


My wife was always big on “todo lists”.  She had lots of them and swore by them.  So when I first arrived at the point when I could no longer track everything that I needed to do in my head,

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The One Number That Will Change Your Life


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)


“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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Why I Am an Atheist


Richard Dawkins has popularized the spectrum of theistic probability, which is a way to categorize one’s belief in the existence of a god.  Below, I show the various stages of my life and where I fell on the scale during each

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Why Books Are Better Than College


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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